Matter, Energy, and Life of Michael A. Castello.

Tag: slice.of.life

  • Showtime

    Getting ready for production…

  • Wired for Communication

  • Unexpected Breezes

    Starbucks and Chipotle are closed for Easter, but it’s a gorgeous day, so I’ve been working on their outdoor patio. The temperature is comfortable, if a little warm, so when a small breeze arose, I thought, “Oh, thank you, breeze.” Perhaps encouraged by my sentiment, the breeze continued, billowing and billowing. It caught some of…

  • Yogurt Lightsaber

  • Saber-Toothed Mystery

    Remember when I posted that I wanted that Threadless shirt? I received a package a few weeks later with the shirt enclosed. I thought my brother Mark had gotten it for me, until I noticed the note: “May the Flying Spaghetti Monster touch you with his noodly appendage.” That eliminated Mark and narrowed the pool of…

  • One Long Week

    I stayed up writing a post last night, attached images to it this morning, and sent the email to Posterous before leaving for the research symposium—only to have it disappear from existence between my phone, Sparrow, and the Gmail servers. During the beginning of the symposium I wrote a new post on the back of…

  • Progress

    There’s a hole in our house where the new AC is going to be. Visible progress my friends, I will dare to hope that we will be able to sit in our living room without pouring sweat within the week.

  • Slow Cooking

    The past several weeks have been some of the hottest of the year, with temperatures frequently going over 100 °F. It’s during these times of extreme use that home climate control systems tend to simply give up, a fate that befell our air conditioning unit one week ago today.  Even the nights are in the…