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Monday, December 29, 2008

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From Stolen Lightning

By Daniel Lawrence O'Keefe

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Saturday, December 27, 2008

Friday, December 26, 2008

Semiotic Web

Sigil witchcraft

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Ampersand's High-Wire Act

She got up there on her own too

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Too hot to Touch

These are fresh out of the oven...

First dozen

Varying sizes, oven pre-heat at 375 F.

Now the kitchen...

Gotta do dishes before we are able to lay out the dough :(

Batter's done kitty can't have none

All that's left is adding the chocolate chips!

Adding the flour

Three cups takes a while to mix, you realize.

Caught

I caught the kitten before she got to the batter

Seen here seconds before..

Becoming Batter

We're getting close:

Eggs Vanilla Baking Soda Salt

Whipping this with a fork before mixing with the sugar helps create the caking

Fully Blended

Margarine, shortening, brown sugar, sugar, properly blended:

Blending Process

A closer look, halfway blended:

Energies and Buttery Scents

Here's stage two - see the familiar begging?

Gar knows margarine container by sight.

Soon the kitten will come.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Instructions:

1 Cup Sugar
1 Cup Brown Sugar
2/3rds Cup Shortening
2/3rds Cup Margarine

Mix until most of the lumps are gone (patience pays off in better cookie)

2 Eggs
2 tsp Vanilla
1 tsp Baking Soda
1 tsp Salt

Mix thoroughly, with fork, then fold into the sugar, shortening, and margarine

Add 3 Cups flour

Mix vigorously, until all the flour is part of the batter

Add 1 cup dark chocolate chips
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Split into tablespoon-sized balls

Bake 375 for 10 to 12 minutes (altitude determines cook time)

Monday, December 15, 2008

Infoclasm

Meaning bubble in the information economy bursts ... Meaning has an overinflated value.

It is next to go - language is meaningless

The BAD EL

The d_em_on is na_me_d ME:

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Friday, December 12, 2008

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Semiotic Web

Using sigils to create a makeshift semiotic web...

Monday, December 08, 2008

Friday, December 05, 2008