Author Archives: Katie
This is a Giant Water Bug. The body is 7 cm long. Also called a Toe-Biter, apparently has one of the worst insect bites in North America. The speciman above was obtained in Corvalis, Oregon. I found it dead and … Continue reading
I finally took the time to practice my macro photo skills with my non-macro lens on these earrings I made with resistors my Mom found in the garage. I thought I was on to something new, but it’s all been … Continue reading
I was in a baking craze after those lemon drop cookies and made a chocolate pound cake inspired by this recipe. I didn’t have a heart shaped cookie cutter, so I just sliced the hearts by hand, how hard could … Continue reading
Food blogs are all the rage these days (see foodgawker or smitten kitchen). Always complete with photos walking you through the entire recipe, and finishing with mouth watering macros of the finished product. So I thought, why not? Perusing through … Continue reading
I tried downhill skiing a few weeks ago and it ended in some bruises. But like these nifty ski-themed magnets I’ve made, I plan to stick with it.
My good friend Alia made these earrings for me by laminating cicada wings: Similarly, Michelle created these:
Apparently, you can pay up to $50 for a fresh centerpiece like this! But thanks to our friend Jackie, we all got to make and take our own pieces home for the holidays.