Monthly Archives: December 2016

Through the Camera: Taoguang Temple Details

Details from the Taoguang temple complex in China   Advertisements

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Random Food of the Day

Longjin tea (aka Dragon Well) at a growers’s co-op shop in Longjin village

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The Art of BEEing: picky eaters

Given the lack of “natural” forage in the desert since the end of the spring wildflower bloom (aside from a very brief rebloom after a surprise inch of rain fell in early autumn), I’ve been having to feed since early … Continue reading

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Real Life Review: Oneway Wolverine lathe tool sharpening jig

Several years ago I bought a starter lathe and a cheap set of turning tools, under the (misguided) assumption that for something as basic as cutting a spinning piece of wood there wasn’t any difference between high end and bottom … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

A snack I found in the office I was working at in Shanghai….  no idea quite what it was, it had the basic shape and texture of a slightly oversized cocktail wiener but tasted like cornbread.

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Through the Camera: Sign

A sign observed in Suzhou

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