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Monthly Archives: February 2009

Books read in 2008

If I had to quickly summarize 2008 in books, I’d name my favorite fiction and non-fiction: Solitaire by Kelly Eskridge and The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins, respectively. Of course, jump down to see what I did read last year. Some notes on comics I read last year. Fiction Non-fiction Books I didn’t finish reading. […]

Plugin setbacks with WordPress 2.7.1 upgrade

As usual, the WordPress upgrade to v2.7.1 went well. But (and should I not get too surprised?) there were a couple hitches with plugins. One of the issues is similar to last time, involving Comments Preview and (somehow) OpenID. But now it keeps insisting on entering something for the Name and Email fields. Even when […]

Meyer lemon curd

My first memory of lemon curd is a recent one — that is, from adulthood rather than childhood. My friends and I used to frequent Lisa’s Tea Treasures, to satisfy our hunger for afternoon tea. Ultimately, I found the tea, food and atmosphere, too expensive, not fresh enough, and too damn twee. But they served […]