Monthly Archives: December 2009


Whilst researching the Basque language and tradition for my recent “Contemporary European Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict” (or essentially, “genocide, civil war, and terror in Europe recently”) history course, I found a delightful article that detailed a New Year’s tradition I … Continue reading

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The Coming of the Terrans

I want that guy’s battle axe, but I do not want his outfit.

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Netflix is stalking me

A few months back, Netflix started allowing streaming for PS3. Instead of having the whole library available, the interface allows the user to browse their queue and a few “Taste Preferences” selected by Netflix. Amongst my listed taste preferences: Contemplative … Continue reading

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The Green Hills of Earth

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I made these whales in 2007 while I was going to PSU. The first one took about 3 hours, and my light source (the sun) kept shifting, but I really like how it came out. The second was a project … Continue reading

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An Exaltation of Stars

Somebody, please tell me how to pronounce ‘Kjwalll’kje’k’koothaïlll’kje’k.

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Every year around Christmas, my Grandma used to make peppernuts for the whole family–that’s a gallon bag for each of her eleven kids (to share with their own friends and families, of course). They’re these crunchy little cookies, and their … Continue reading

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