Links of the Week 11/15

Just a single link for this week, also from Tom Scott’s newsletter: brr.fyi: This IT guy is deploying in Antartica, and is posting a bunch of really interesting behind-the-scenes things....

Pottery Gallery

For some background, check out my previous post, which discusses a bit more about my experiences getting into pottery. This post will be a chronological gallery of the pieces I’ve...

Tomato Science

I’m incredibly lucky to have some dedicated roof space. One of the primary activities I had planned for it is to grow some of my own food, particularly tomatoes. Tomatoes...

Getting into Pottery

Recently I’ve had the opportunity to take some pottery classes at Mud Matters, which is luckily just a few blocks from my apartment. Pottery on the wheel falls into the...

Links of the Week 10/5

I’m cleaning out some old bookmarks, so have a links-of-the-week-whenever-I-feel-like-it: Project-y Microhydro: Someone built an off-grid hydro power setup, and this goes into a lot of detail. Seems likely to...

Home Assistant & ESPHome setup

Goals This summer has been really hot, and I’ve noticed the tomatoes on the roof have gotten really sad in the summer heat. I was also looking up the growing...

Dinner Party Philosophy

I really enjoy throwing dinner parties - it’s an opportunity to make some fancy things, and experiment with some flavor combinations and culture combinations that aren’t seen often. When cooking...

Dinner Party Menu #2

Below are three recipes I cooked for a dinner party. See Dinner Party Philosophy for some thoughts on the design of the menu along with other menus I’ve designed and...

Dinner Party Menu #1

Below are three recipes I cooked for a dinner party. See Dinner Party Philosophy for some thoughts on the design of the menu along with other menus I’ve designed and...

Youtube Nostalgia

Every so often, a Youtube channel that I subscribed to years ago will post again, or show up again in some news article or reddit, and then of course, back...