Monthly Archives: December 2012

Waffle strata

For several years it’s been tradition for me to bring cheese strata to my parents’ house for breakfast on Christmas. I first learned of this dish from my aunt, and years later I found a recipe online that I’ve made … Continue reading

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Let it snow already

One thing a lot of people hate about living in Syracuse is the snow. Our proximity to Lake Ontario means we are frequently the recipients of the Golden Snowball; our only real competition is Buffalo, but we’ve been crushing them … Continue reading

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Start the presses!

I have not yet uploaded One Woke Up to Barnes & Noble’s PubIt service for Nook distribution, although this is on my very near future to-do list. (One thing I’d like to resolve: I’ve read that PubIt has a very … Continue reading

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The tool that saved Christmas

The packaging used on many products like electronics is the work of purest evil. This is often called clamshell packaging, but that can be a misnomer; true clamshells are designed to be opened, like the kind berries come in at … Continue reading

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The Matrix does not have you

Every now and then I run into an article about how some scientist or other intends to prove there’s a possibility our universe is a simulation. This bugs the crap out of me, for two reasons: 1) Science reporting is … Continue reading

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The curse of the ligature and the Java monster

I had thought my print interior for One Woke Up was ready to go, until I suddenly realized I was forgetting one very important thing: Ligatures. My problem is that I love typography, the elegant art of layout and typesetting … Continue reading

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Move that cat

Mouse is our oldest second-oldest cat. [I can’t believe I forgot about Dust Bunny. Whoops.] She’s around 12 or so and has feline leukemia. She’s had it since she was a kitten, and she’s our last leukemia cat left; we … Continue reading

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