Oh lovey Zatarans, how I love thee … with shrimp. The house smells like shrimp boil, and I’m huuuungry.
Today’s words are:
Today, I want to be everywhere, anywhere but right here. Wanderlust! Well at least I know next week I’ll be in Las Vegas.
Hooboy. I just signed a $20k lease for a laser cutter at the hackerspace. This is ‘heavy’
Okay, it’s Monday and I *DO* feel better. This evening I’ll be having fun at Microcontroller Monday at the hackerspace, but for now, I’m still on a homopolar (faraday) motor kick.
This is an example of a homopolar generator. High current! It’s why flywheel homopolar generators are used to store energy from the Grid:
You can, by changing resistance, build a primitive “speed control” for a faraday motor:
So, fever is gone, getting better. Â Not a LOT better, but better. Â The flu really takes it out of you.. where “it” is anything you ate, energy, and patience…
You know that coughing, chills, sweaty, porcelain worshipping kind of night you get when you have the flu? Â Yep. Â that one…
We’re in the 21st century. Â Forget flying cars. Â I want a cure for the flu!
Today, I’m coughing, phlegm-y, fever-y, and generally miserable. Â Let there be Matzoh Ball soup.
One of my favorite restaurants in Austin is Uchi.Â Â They practice Molecular Gastronomy, and the dishes are delicious.Â Â A friend of mine from California (and her beau) invited me out to dinner, and we had a lovely one.Â I did the ‘small’ tasting menu .. which does come to just about a Benjamin.
Totally.Â Worth.Â It.