Monday, January 31, 2005


I always thought I had two rather unique sisters, but now I'm beginning to doubt it. In the group of about 12 students I'm grading for this semester, one's name is 'Aileen' (spelled just like that!) and another's email is theslowlane@something-or-other. What gives?!

Sunday, January 23, 2005

Alternative Views of Amphibian Toe-Clipping

What is your opinion of amphibian toe-clipping?

Okay, so the article itself isn't all that interesting, but the title caught my eye.

Saturday, January 22, 2005

Torrey Pines Hike

A Pine
Originally uploaded by wildmansmee.
The Linguistics Students Association went on a hike this morning in Torrey Pines Preserve, and I've put up a few photos.

Friday, January 07, 2005


Today's word of the day is "thalamocortical", as in "The anterior cingulotomy, the subcaudate tractotomy and the interior capsulotomy entail an interruption of the thalamocortical paralimbic frontal network." Use "thalamocortical" three times today (or is it 21?) in context to make it part of your vocabulary.

Wednesday, January 05, 2005

Break From Rain

Originally uploaded by wildmansmee.
I forgot to post this yesterday. Ain't it beautiful?