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Lofty Pursuits

Nov 19, 2019

I go over a wet weekend where power took out my store and canceled a trip to GA to see a steam powered cane sugar crusher. I talk about making corn candy, not candy corn, and I review a book by Kim Stanley Robinson, Icehenge and I make a correction sent in by a listener.


Nov 12, 2019

I tell the tale about the strange journey I had in getting the ice cream bus I now use, I talk about ice creams influence on cultural memory, and I review a book called Frankenstein prodigal Son.
Frankenstein Prodigal Son

Nov 5, 2019

This discussed video number 116 where I make pumpkin spice candy and I am disappointed there is no pumpkin in pumpkin spice. .

I also describe what it's like to be recognized by fans in other cities, sometimes enjoyable, sometimes not. 

I talk about Calculating Stars this years Hugo winner for best novel, and I compare...

Oct 29, 2019

I write this as I battle with Caterine, my cat for control of the keyboard. Typing while petting is hard. 
Today I talk about this photo I took back in 1996, as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Abby Road, and I cover a candy failure that happened today.
Abby Road Parody

Oct 22, 2019

I go over some things about the Tiki Candies I'm making.

How binaural audio works, and how my mic was developed

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