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zebra2  ·  6 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: April 1, 2020

Plants!

In the checkout line at the store they had squash seeds, so I thought why not? They haven't sprouted yet, but there's succulents.

More bread

Came out well for a partially whole wheat loaf. This time I did traditional kneading and let it rise overnight, since the yeast turned out to be duds. Made a couple loaves from that.

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zebra2  ·  13 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 25, 2020

I guess I'm having a great time with this semi-quarantine thing. I'm super productive, did a ton of stuff around the house, washed the cars, cleaned, been creative, made bread, lots of home cooking, and I have zero work anxiety right now

zebra2  ·  13 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Craft Fair v4.0 - March 25, 2020

Awww yesss. I'm ready for you this time, craftski.

Finally got around to finishing that Metal Earth bass model. It's super nifty. I would totally do another.

I've been doing lots of music stuff too.

A couple friends and I started recording things in the garage when the band isn't practicing in it. We came up with one track which I think is actually kinda cool. We have a couple of branches going on for the arrangement of parts, but this is the one I've been working on, which adds in sound clips from The Brain That Wouldn't Die and other stuff:

I dusted off an old scratchy 4-track tape loop I had recorded years ago and did something with it. There's not much going on, just layers coming and going, but I kinda like it:

I also started playing a lot of guitar and throwing down ideas with them. My playing style non-deliberately tends to be kinda southern metal, so I really leaned into it this time. I came up with 4 or 5 demo songs, the best of which is this:

Then there's a #breadwatch I need to post too.

zebra2  ·  14 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I bet I can do bread too.

I've made loaves like that before. There's an almost artistic juxtaposition between the hole in the loaf and the cutting board in the last pic.

zebra2  ·  14 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Now that we're all working from home...what does your setup look like?

"work"

I think I'll tidy it up some today.

zebra2  ·  20 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Edward Said "Eat Your Heart Out" - Return of the Breadwatch (once again!)

Naan seems like a hard one. Never tried it myself. I've always been under the impression that if you don't have the crazy heat of a tandoori oven, you're gonna get a wonky imitation of naan.

I went out to get flour and there was none. TP-hoarding flour-miser bastards got it.

zebra2  ·  21 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I make-a the bread i don't pay-a the taxes hoooowaaaaah

For sure I’m gonna be making some bread with the extended time off that is coming up.

zebra2  ·  26 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Garbage Language: Why do corporations speak the way they do?

I actually thought the article was going to take a slightly different path once she mentioned foreign languages. Like, this is the literal corporate Newspeak.

If you're Adam Neumann, you can't tell people you go around buying up real estate and squandering venture capital for your own lifestyle, having no clue how to make a viable business. You can't tell that narrative to your employees. You can't even tell that narrative to yourself.

So instead you use the subtle powers of language to alter the reality around you. You're not a fraud, you're

    a community company committed to maximum global impact. Our mission is to elevate the world’s consciousness. We have built a worldwide platform that supports growth, shared experiences and true success.

And when you see a company plastering that language everywhere, you should be afraid.

zebra2  ·  26 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 11, 2020

Nuggets I can generally go without, but I'd probably pick up some of those dinosaur veg nugs to try. I know for the substitute meats, chicken seems a bit more advanced than some of the other ones. I also heard there's a place nearby that does a really good non-chicken sandwich. I'll have to try it.

zebra2  ·  27 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 11, 2020

Do they really? As a kinda-not-really vegetarian, fried chicken is my achilles heel. I am intrigued.

zebra2  ·  27 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 11, 2020

For sure, my interest in modding isn't a practical pursuit. I'm pretty sure I'm gonna be driving this car until it falls apart, and it's pretty cool, so I've been a lot more keen on doing something to it. I don't think I'll go too crazy though, but I've been watching a lot of exhaust mod engine note videos the last couple days.

zebra2  ·  27 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 11, 2020

It's nice and rainy here. At least it was yesterday.

I've been browsing potential obnoxious mods for my GTI. Headlights? Spoiler extender? Not sure what I'll do. All that stuff is pretty ridiculously expensive.

Edit: oh yeah, almost forgot there's a video for an old song up on the ol' youtube:

zebra2  ·  33 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 4, 2020

That's the way to go for sure, I just need to figure out the logistics of it.