AWWWWWWW YEAHHHHHHHHH! OCTOPUS!
this week's friday5 theme is octopus! i love octopus!
so much i even have an octopus on me:
i aspire to be more like the octopus. their appearance is changeable. they are strong. they are clever. they have personalities! they can learn. they are beautiful! they live in the ocean. they are tasty (what). i love octopus!!
see others' answers or answer for yourself here: http://f.riday5.com/?p=1047
What’s something you own at least eight of?
I HAVE SO MUCH SHOES. a girl's gotta have options...
How particular are you about the ink in the pens you write with?
i like different pens for different jobs.
i like gel 1.0 pens for doodling and taking notes.
i like gel 0.38 pens for taking lab notes and filing in tables. (what is with people making the tiniest boxes for charts and they expect you to put numbers and notes and still look nice)
i use ball point pens at work because they don't wash out with water and don't smudge on tubes.
i use sharpies (and colored sharpies, woooo) at work about 80% of the time for the same reason.
i am notoriously anti-pencil. i'll use it when i need it (like labeling glass slides) but in general, i feel like pencils are for people who can't make up their minds. just make a decision and make it permanent!
What’s something interesting you know about octopi?
they don't have color vision!! yet they camouflage so well in color, pattern, AND texture.
i know quite a lot about octopus because of this book: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17707542-octopus
What seems to have a suction-cup-like grip on your attention lately?
TDF had my full attention for 21 days. i watched all the stages (live! it's nice to be nocturnal.) and knew who was in the lead and who crashed out...
now that it's over i have nothing to obsess about except the usual lab work. one more round of PCR then i will send in my last batch of bacteria to be sequenced. then, 16s project is in the books!
When you travel, whether it’s to a completely different culture or just to a neighboring state, how adventurous is your approach to the cuisine?
my food-philosophy is easy: EAT EVERYTHING. :)
some YYY this week:
no jumping around music this week because i got hit by a car again! :( a car tried to go around me on my bike and i got tapped on the left and fell over. i'm ok- just road rash and bruises. at least now my left knee will match the right one [that got scrapped from skateboard accident] haha...
thanks to the car wash guys on kapiolani next to hawaiian brian's who broke out the first aid kit for me!
before that, i was at samadhi- i learned a double foot lock! next week is the last class of the session. maybe i can squeeze one more session in before school starts. octopus love to climb!
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