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by Sandry
Sat Nov 26, 2011 12:00 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4154
Views: 684347

Re: Today I Made:

Yesterday I made caramelized leeks (to go with my housemate's mashed potatoes), baked brie (in phyllo with sour cherry spread and marcona almonds), a vegetarian gravy with shallots, and garlicky greens (dino kale, rainbow chard and collards), to go alongside the other T-day contributions of stuffing...
by Sandry
Mon Nov 21, 2011 8:08 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4154
Views: 684347

Re: Today I Made:

Yesterday I made (and today I am eating for lunch): sesame soba noodles with veggies. It uh. May actually be more veggies than noodles, but is nonetheless tasty.
Spoiler:
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by Sandry
Tue Nov 08, 2011 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4154
Views: 684347

Re: Today I Made:

Nath wrote:I also tried it in some microwavable White Castle cheeseburgers.

Wow, how did that work?

TDAIM (two days ago I made) some veggie fried rice. I think this thread just shows how seldom I cook, and how often I'm not in the house. /:

I do love fried rice, though. Had some for lunch today, as well.
by Sandry
Fri Nov 04, 2011 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Someday I will go _____, so that I can eat _____!
Replies: 57
Views: 11574

Re: Someday I will go _____, so that I can eat _____!

Mmm, egg curry and dosa and sambar and paratha and chaat and... curse you all. >_<

Unrelatedly, I had already planned on egg curry next week with a couple friends. So partly yay?
by Sandry
Fri Nov 04, 2011 8:52 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Your last and next concert?
Replies: 438
Views: 162932

Re: Your last and next concert?

Just saw the NY Phil do Koyaanisqatsi on Wednesday. It was fabulous and happy-making. Not sure what my next concert will be. I've seen a bunch of upcoming notices of interesting concerts, but haven't had a lot of time. I actually put on my calendar for this weekend "2 PM Look at upcoming concer...
by Sandry
Thu Nov 03, 2011 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27361
Views: 2604280

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

+1 for yay makeup 101. I basically only do it for when I'm looking to go clubbing/dancing and am dressed up gothtastically, and partially the same reasons that pbd said - if I want to look unnatural and odd, I'm fine doing that. I have yet to be in a situation where it would be extremely beneficial/...
by Sandry
Mon Oct 31, 2011 5:09 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4154
Views: 684347

Re: Today I Made:

roband wrote:

hooo-leeee-sheeeee...

they look AWESOME

They were a thing of goodness, to be sure. :)
by Sandry
Mon Oct 31, 2011 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4154
Views: 684347

Re: Today I Made:

Yesterday (or was it the day before?) I helped my housemate make these delicious cinnamon roll pancakes . We didn't get the beautiful perfect swirl portion of it, though, as none of us could find our pastry bag, trying to do it with a plastic baggy resulted in the bag's immediate destruction, and my...
by Sandry
Wed Oct 26, 2011 3:17 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Its amazing how well wolfram alpha can predict your age
Replies: 42
Views: 6637

Re: Its amazing how well wolfram alpha can predict your age

I am either a city or a grandmother. When specifying that I am not a city, I turn into a teenager. *shudder* My best friend from high school is also a grandmother. One of my housemates is a decade older than she should be, the other a decade younger than she should be. Awkward house dynamic, that. A...
by Sandry
Tue Oct 25, 2011 5:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8225
Views: 1101622

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

natashatasha wrote:Saw a new counsellor today.
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Urgh. I'm so sorry to hear you had that experience. I hope you're able to find someone who is less ignorant and more able to actually help you. Good on you for going out and making the effort, though.
by Sandry
Fri Oct 21, 2011 6:58 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8225
Views: 1101622

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

This whole line of discussion: just persistently earworming me with Gogol Bordello's Start Wearing Purple. (Which is not a bad thing.)
by Sandry
Tue Oct 18, 2011 10:06 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 524453

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Too bad. /:

Some other time, I hope?
by Sandry
Mon Oct 17, 2011 6:34 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4154
Views: 684347

Re: Today I Made:

red lentil and coconut soup with spinach Would you mind given me the recipe for this? It sounds like exactly the sort of thing I could take to work for lunch. Sure - it's a pretty easy one. Ingredients: 1 cup red lentils 1 can coconut milk 3.5 - 4 cups vegetable broth (I used bullion and water, 'ca...
by Sandry
Mon Oct 17, 2011 3:40 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4154
Views: 684347

Re: Today I Made:

Today was apparently Cooking Day for me. I made: red lentil and coconut soup with spinach, sesame noodles with asparagus and potato leek soup.
by Sandry
Sun Oct 16, 2011 1:10 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Just married!
Replies: 65
Views: 5702

Re: Just married!

Congratulations, Zamfir! Hope you have an overflowing abundance of happy years together.
by Sandry
Sun Oct 16, 2011 12:05 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Top 10 Artists
Replies: 232
Views: 117551

Re: Top 10 Artists

Huh. Never did this thread, apparently. Well, I'll try to take an overall kind of view instead of right now, though that's always hard. Vienna Teng Thea Gilmore Ego Likeness Depeche Mode VNV Nation Peter Gabriel Lacuna Coil Massive Attack Akhenaton Assemblage 23 I've only seen half that list in conc...
by Sandry
Sat Oct 15, 2011 11:50 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9535
Views: 984972

Re: What are you listening to?

The Birthday Massacre - Science That song is awesome. By extension you are also awesome. I've been alternating between Jennifer Tefft's album Shift (and playing "My Own" off that one a bunch of extra times), Elis' Dark Clouds in a Perfect Sky (and playing "Der Letzte Tag" a bunc...
by Sandry
Tue Oct 04, 2011 8:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20872
Views: 2271163

Re: Postify your facerity

Or I'm going mad again. I hope I'm not. It's possible that you remember those! I was standing there 'HangingOut' when Nade came up behind me and put them on my head. It was an excellent opportunity to make some faces. :D A HA! I was going, "I could swear the person attempting this next to me w...
by Sandry
Mon Oct 03, 2011 7:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20872
Views: 2271163

Re: Postify your facerity

I think I remember those ears. I have sister ears:
Spoiler:
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Or I'm going mad again. I hope I'm not.
by Sandry
Sun Sep 25, 2011 2:39 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 524453

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Hmm, this sounds doable and like a good idea. Is there a where and a time as yet?
by Sandry
Fri Sep 23, 2011 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10854
Views: 1927678

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

AMA = Ask Me Anything Though I would have also accepted: American Medical Association Amazing Magical Anaconda Aliens Make Avocados and Ate My Aunt Cute. :) Here's an anything for you: Your username - is it Mean Dr. Gonzo? Me An' Dr. Gonzo? Meand(e)r Gonzo? Or some other option I'm missing?
by Sandry
Thu Sep 22, 2011 4:40 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Childhood Defining Foods
Replies: 39
Views: 7893

Re: Childhood Defining Foods

Also pb&j sandwiches made ahead of time and put in the lunch bag were terrible and sad and looked like they had some grape disease. Grape jelly saturated bread is just not aesthetically pleasing. A way I learned to prevent this! Peanut butter both pieces of bread and put the jelly in the middle...
by Sandry
Thu Sep 22, 2011 12:11 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14040
Views: 1926287

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

The most unwanted song is fascinatingly ridiculous. The problem with the survey, though... they're not taking into account things that are technically music, but are so terrible that they don't really get put out for consumption. The most unwanted music should actually contain a lot of incomprehensi...
by Sandry
Wed Sep 21, 2011 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0954: "Chin-Up Bar"
Replies: 285
Views: 49680

Re: 0954: "Chin-Up Bar"

So I'm not particularly offended by this comic, but I didn't think it was particularly funny. I did feel compelled to post, however, because a very close version of the comic has happened to me in real life. I was leaving Penn Station (NY), and a woman was taking one of those upright carts you often...
by Sandry
Tue Sep 20, 2011 8:08 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: What did you eat for lunch today?
Replies: 44
Views: 23987

Re: What did you eat for lunch today?

Today was unexpected free food day, so: grilled veggies (mostly zucchini and peppers), steamed snow peas, tofu with mango skewers and then a lemon poppyseed muffin. Free food days are usually good but oddly assorted.

Only problem is it hasn't taken long to get hungry again after that.
by Sandry
Tue Sep 20, 2011 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Childhood Defining Foods
Replies: 39
Views: 7893

Re: Childhood Defining Foods

Homemade macaroni & cheese and lasagna were the *good* version of mom's home cooking I remember as a kidlet. Ground turkey everything was the bad bit. Also pb&j sandwiches made ahead of time and put in the lunch bag were terrible and sad and looked like they had some grape disease. Grape jel...
by Sandry
Fri Sep 16, 2011 5:12 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: What did you eat for lunch today?
Replies: 44
Views: 23987

Re: What did you eat for lunch today?

Vegetarian "chicken" salad sandwich and a vegan spicy vegetable soup.

I also have part of a blood orange and caramel chocolate bar with me, which I may have some of, if I'm good.

...I should really work on being good.
by Sandry
Thu Sep 15, 2011 4:55 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4154
Views: 684347

Re: Today I Made:

Earlier this week I made The Healthiest Damned Thing Ever, which was brown rice, lentils and a mix of greens (collards, mustard greens and kale) with some spices. It wasn't the tastiest thing in existence, but I was trying to get over a cold and just input as much wholesome nutrition as I could dea...
by Sandry
Wed Sep 14, 2011 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4154
Views: 684347

Re: Today I Made:

Earlier this week I made The Healthiest Damned Thing Ever, which was brown rice, lentils and a mix of greens (collards, mustard greens and kale) with some spices. It wasn't the tastiest thing in existence, but I was trying to get over a cold and just input as much wholesome nutrition as I could deal...
by Sandry
Wed Sep 14, 2011 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 524453

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Thanks to state of the art surveillance technology, I have the best possible notion I can come up with... until we develop mind-reading technology.

Or my actual answer: no. Who are you?
by Sandry
Wed Sep 07, 2011 2:30 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Question about public washrooms
Replies: 36
Views: 3996

Re: Question about public washrooms

Well, I read Sandry's post as in "even when there is an equivalently hygienic, further away stall, I do not care about which stall I should take". If that is wrong, just ignore this. If that is correct, then that's pretty inconsiderate. Totally belated response but: Ye gods, there is *nev...
by Sandry
Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8225
Views: 1101622

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

I'm thinking speedy recovery thoughts for Aaeriele.

Also, totally agreeing that "Dragon" is a badass name. :D
by Sandry
Sun Aug 21, 2011 3:34 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: What's your favorite soup?
Replies: 31
Views: 14236

Re: What's your favorite soup?

I think my favourite is probably something red lentil-based. I like mulligatawny soup quite a bit... Funny thing about mulligatawny: it started as an Anglicized version of rasam. The name comes from a British attempt to pronounce 'molliga tanni' (roughly), Tamil for 'chili water'. Come to think of ...
by Sandry
Sat Aug 20, 2011 12:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Question about public washrooms
Replies: 36
Views: 3996

Re: Question about public washrooms

Most public washrooms have dubious hygiene involved, I feel, and frequently there's a fair crowd (IE any time you're at any event ever for anything), so I think a lot of any potential laws about peoples' uneasiness are pretty much tossed out the door with high frequency. If I'm using a public restro...
by Sandry
Fri Aug 19, 2011 10:49 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: What's your favorite soup?
Replies: 31
Views: 14236

Re: What's your favorite soup?

I think my favourite is probably something red lentil-based. I like mulligatawny soup quite a bit, and a potato leek that's done well makes me really happy. Pho chay is also a happy, happy thing. I've also occasionally had tomato soup with a bit of bleu cheese in that's been quite nice. Odd because ...
by Sandry
Wed Aug 10, 2011 4:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27361
Views: 2604280

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

You have any luck with french twists? Those are simple, but classy.
by Sandry
Wed Aug 10, 2011 12:51 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Neal Stephenson: Where to start?
Replies: 33
Views: 38397

Re: Neal Stephenson: Where to start?

Definitely read Gibson if you like Stephenson. They're similar in many ways, though I feel like Stephenson botches the endings a bit, which is not a failing of Gibson's. The one thing I can't quite get behind on Gibson is that I don't think he always develops characters as much as I would like. If a...
by Sandry
Tue Aug 09, 2011 5:01 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [US] Cambervillains (Boston Area)
Replies: 3400
Views: 524453

Re: Cambervillain Indecipherable Meetup Thread (Boston Area)

Chuff, you're going to Williams, then? That's awesome. :D I hope I'm not making *too* much of an assumption here, as it is the only school in that town, IIRC. It's my sister's alma mater, and I always loved it when visiting. Though it's definitely a bit of a hike to Boston. I hope you go to visit Ma...
by Sandry
Fri Aug 05, 2011 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!
Replies: 8225
Views: 1101622

Re: [SAFESPACE] LGBTIQQA Thread - Queer Support!

PictureSarah - mostly just general clothes to just wear normally. A cute top or two and some nice pants. I am not looking for anything special, but if I find something I really like I'd probably end up getting it. I don't know what your budget is like, but there's a thrift store in Cambridge, calle...
by Sandry
Thu Aug 04, 2011 7:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20872
Views: 2271163

Re: Postify your facerity

PictureSarah wrote:That cut/color looks awesome on you, Jess!

What Sarah said. I'm usually not a big fan of those types of highlights in hair, but it really suits you!

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