Blurt!Sben

Lovely day outside. 🌤

Jul 16, 2019, 12:21pm

Niece and nephew are spending the night while my brother and sister-in-law see Eddie Izzard.

Jul 13, 2019, 8:58pm

Finished sleeving up the battlebox.

Jul 13, 2019, 8:57pm

A lot of discussion of rebar around the office this week.

Jul 9, 2019, 2:57pm

Fixed some layout stuff I didn’t like, and trimmed a bunch of obsolete crap out of the CSS.

Jul 8, 2019, 10:27pm

Now starting Ritz & Escoffier: The Hotelier, the Chef & the Rise of the Leisure Class by Luke Barr.

Jul 8, 2019, 6:56am (edited)

Tonight’s kitchen victory: deviled chicken thighs. Followed by this afternoon’s partial victory: the blueberry/raspberry/tayberry pie didn’t hold together very well (but still super-tasty).

Jul 7, 2019, 7:38pm

The Raven Tower was a fascinating little puzzle-box of betrayal, revenge, and metaphysics. Highly recommended.

Jul 7, 2019, 11:42am

Went to Zulu’s with the dude yesterday to play Magic.

Jul 6, 2019, 9:44am

Tonight’s kitchen victory: spaghetti alla puttanesca.

Jul 5, 2019, 12:12am

Watched fireworks with the family at Mom’s.

Jul 4, 2019, 11:55pm

Tonight’s kitchen victory: stracciatella alla Romana (Roman egg drop soup).

Jul 3, 2019, 11:41pm

What to read next? Recent releases are (in rough order of how long I think they’ll take to read)

  • Empress of Forever, Max Gladstone
  • The Raven Tower, Ann Leckie
  • Fall, Neal Stephenson

Or, something like Why Buddhism is True from the long list.

Jul 2, 2019, 7:26am (edited)

Finished reading The Collector by Jack Nisbet, a biography of David Douglas, the naturalist of Douglas-fir fame. Almost more interesting as a window on life as a European in the early-19th-century Pacific Northwest.

Jul 1, 2019, 10:33pm (edited)