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What I learned on Thursday, March 24, 2011

Today I learned where the Great Blue Herons nest on campus! The pics are kind of crappy because it turns out to be hard to take pictures of a bunch of dark blobs in a dark tree against a grey sky.

Each of those dark patches is a Great Blue Heron nest.

There were at least [...]

Spatchcocked barbecued chicken

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Spatchcocked barbecued chicken, originally uploaded by laurenipsum.

I learned how to spatchcock (hee!) (also known as butterfly) a chicken!

And I got some honey barbecue sauce from my internet secret santa, which was super exciting and [...]

Fisty's Bog on World of Goo (Day 30)

Fisty’s Bog on World of Goo (Day 30), originally uploaded by laurenipsum.

I (and my houseguests) struggled with the Fisty’s Bog level of World of Goo a lot over the past couple of days, but I finally got it today. One thing that really helped me was building up as my first move, instead of [...]

Happiness (Day 29)

So my sister is posting a happy thing every day this month, and I thought it might be fun if we traded happy for photo for one day. So we did! Although she posted a picture of a thing that makes her happy, I will not be posting a happy thing that’s represented by a [...]

A bunch of folks came over and we played Apples to Apples (Day 28)

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A bunch of folks came over and we played Apples to Apples (Day 28), originally uploaded by laurenipsum.

Arlie and Jonathan and Robin and Jonathan are all in town so we drank a bunch of [...]

Skip and Oliver came over for Thanksgiving (Day 27)

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Skip and Oliver came over for Thanksgiving, originally uploaded by laurenipsum.

Rocky came too, but he wasn’t as cuddly so he wasn’t fully in the shot.

Also, yes, I am totally unabashedly back-dating this post so [...]

Shiny new pot rack (Day 26)

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Shiny new pot rack (Day 26), originally uploaded by laurenipsum.

We are hosting some folks for Thanksgiving tomorrow and then we also have a couple of friends staying with us for a few days after [...]

The Owl & Thistle Irish Pub is right by the ferry terminal (Day 25)

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The Owl & Thistle Irish Pub is right by the ferry terminal (Day 25), originally uploaded by laurenipsum.

I missed my ferry so I stopped at the library to drop off overdue books (but I [...]

Garth was in the middle of making dinner when I got home (Day 24)

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Garth was in the middle of making dinner when I got home (Day 24), originally uploaded by laurenipsum.

… he approached me as I entered the front door, holding this smiley-bowl full of grated cheese [...]