"Thank the gods for that Olli is here. I thought we were going to have to have Jed talking about music boxes and that would have been a far different salon" Beq Janus – Music Boxes!
Jasper Kiergarten: <----music major in college Ceejay Writer: <---- had vinyl records playing in college. Jedburgh30 Dagger: <--drove the bus for music majors in college" Music Boxes!
"those who built the boat apparently encountered “great difficulty…in getting a crew to man her for her first test in Newark Bay.” - Hotspur O'Toole, Submersibles!
‘Now then, I suppose you are all thinking "Why, oh why, is my life plagued with Doctor Obolensky, that horrible villain and stylish man about town?” Well, the answer is rather simple. You lead boring, ordinary lives. And yet, you lack the drive, the vision, and the ability, to crush your neighbors with giant mechanical lobsters. So of course, someone has to do it for you, or you'd all end up with nothing to talk about.’ - Doctor Obolensky, Villains!
‘Silver is also one of our most profound weaknesses. My earrings are platinum before anybody asks. The metal itself will burn our skin if we touch it, which makes using a decent tea service a bit of a pain sometimes.’ - Augustus Dayafter, Howl!
‘I was pondering on the nature of what a "weapon" actually is and really, the conclusion that I came to was that, at base, it is in fact a communications device. And not merely in the usual "only language they understand" sort of way. The underlying nature of a "weapon" is to communicate certain information...’ - Ordinal Malaprop, Weapons!
'Sounds like any Friday night so far, drunken urchins eating dodgy meat.' - Beq Janus, Curses!
Friday, November 18, 2011
Victuals! November Aether Salon
Sunday, November 20 at 2 pm slt Babbage Palisade & Academy of Industry
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Babbage%20Palisade/254/60/106 and http://slurl.com/secondlife/Academy%20of%20Industry/2/56/106
What's that bubbling in the pot on the stove? SCIENCE! Kitchen technology took great strides in the Victorian era, thanks in part to discoveries by Louis Pasteur, Gale Borden, George B. Simpson and many other inventive and scientific minds. Learn about surprising changes in food preparation of yesteryear - and how you can bring a bit of vintage techniques into your kitchen of today.
Salon presenter Ceejay Writer practices what she preaches. In her First Life, she grows and preserves foods to last through the winter months. She is a self-taught herbalist with extensive herb and tea gardens, an organic vegetable gardener and forest forager. Besides traditional canning, she enjoys figuring out new uses for her beloved dehydrator. Most of her favored food preparation methods pre-date her own birth.
Join us on Sunday, November 20 at 2 pm slt
'Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry...'
Klaus Wulfenbach, Ceejay Writer and all the friends of the Salon