• The Daily Dean: Eggs are the bomb!

    My wife is allergic to eggs, and I feel sorry for her, because I could eat eggs 24/7/365. Most mornings, I have two fried eggs (over easy) with my Nueske's Bacon. The eggs have to be free-range, organic brown--just th...
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  • The Daily Dean: Art with a message

    I was riding my bike past the Milwaukee Art Museum yesterday, and I had to stop and ponder the work of art pictured below.
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  • The Daily Dean: Padded trees

    What does this amazing video make me think of? What it would be like to be a padded tree. It also makes me glad I'm turning 50 this summer, so I'm not tempted (like I would have been 30 years ago) to get into downhil...
    David Howell
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  • Crocheted Flower

    Materials: Small amount of scrap yarn. (This project can be worked in any yarn weight. Gauge is not crucial.) A 1” button of your choosing. Crochet hook size of your preference. Pattern: Ch 7, join with SL ST...
    Cheryl Myers
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  • Yarn Engineers Invite ewe to: Join us!

    The MSOE   Yarn Engineers Invite ewe to: Join us!     This is our 11TH year!   Learn to knit or crochet or Perfect your knitting and crocheting! WE NOW HAVE TWO SPINNING WHEELS TO USE **** &n...
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  • The Daily Dean: Student feedback and coffee follow-up

    Students have been providing some meaningful feedback via the Student Satisfaction Feedback form: http://msoe.edu/student-feedback. The statistics are starting to establish patterns in the overall data (you can rate e...
    David Howell
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  • The Daily Dean: The cortado

    My favorite coffee beverage is a cortado pored into a cappuccino ceramic mug. What's a cortado? It's espresso (maybe 2 shots) cut with a small amount of warm milk. The ratio is 1 to 2, and the milk is added after the ...
    David Howell
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  • The Daily Dean: Dreaming of Mountains

    I grew up in the Pacific Northwest, In Seattle, where the sun rises over the Cascade Mountains and sets over the Olympic Mountains. When I went on motorcycle rides, I always headed to the Sawtooth Mountains in  n...
    David Howell
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  • The Daily Dean: 30 Days of Biking Challenge

    Is it spring yet? I'm not sure--it still feels cold outside. I'm tired of complaining about it and am ready to act: I'm not going to let this cold weather stop me from doing what I want to do, and what I want to do is...
    David Howell
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  • Knit Scarf pattern

    Pattern Collection Yarnover Cross Scarf   FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Length: 56” Width: 5¼”   MATERIALS Rozetti Yarns Soft Payette (70% acrylic, 22% polyester, 8% payette; 100g/22...
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  • The Daily Dean: Should I sell my motorcycle?

    I've ridden motorcycles ever since I was eleven years old. I was raised on dirt bikes and used to rip up the logging roads of central Washington state. On my sixteenth birthday, I got my drivers license--and the next ...
    David Howell
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  • Great for steaks or corn on the cobb...

    Cilantro Butter  Makes 1/4 cup Ingredients 3 tbsp butter softened 1 1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves 1 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon or lime zest 1 teaspoon fresh lemon or lime juice sea salt to taste...
    Cheryl Myers
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  • The Daily Dean: Congrats to the grads!

      Congratulations to the winter-term graduates! You've worked hard to get to this point, and it will be good to celebrate your success tomorrow in the Kern Center. I have the opportunity to serve as the Master o...
    David Howell
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  • Rose Petal Tea

    Rose Petal Tea Ingredients: 2 cups fresh fragrant rose petals (about 15 large roses)* 3 cups water Honey or granulated sugar to taste   * All roses that you intend to consume must be free of pesticides. Do not...
    Cheryl Myers
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  • Chocolate Cake

    Chocolate Cake Ingredients Original recipe makes 2 - 9 inch round cake layers 2 cups white sugar 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons ba...
    Cheryl Myers
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  • Knit Roll Brim Spiral Hat Pattern

    Roll Brim Spiral Hat Knitting Pattern      Purl stitches move in a spiral around this roll brim hat. Size: Fits children about ages 8-12. For an adult hat, work one additional repeat (additional yarn...
    Cheryl Myers
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  • The Daily Dean: Ties

    When I became Dean of Students, I decided to become a "tie guy"--one of those guys that always wears a tie to work. I've tried making the conversion several times during the course of my career, but this is the first ...
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  • ART APPRECIATION: One User's Guide

    “I could do that!” is a common theme overheard when some folks judge the quality of artwork.  My typical reply: “perhaps you could, but did you?” On the other side of the coin are those w...
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  • MSOE BOOKSTORE  *GRADUATION*  SALE

    MSOE BOOKSTORE *GRADUATION* SALE GOING ON NOW SAVE 20% OFF CLOTHING AND NOVELTIES... STOP IN SOON FOR BEST SELECTION! - See more at: http://www.msoe.edu/activity#sthash.lm1037ot.dpuf
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  • Weekend...

    Had a awesome weekend...a little swimming and a whole lotta knitting/crocheting ( yeah i didn't spin i am waiting on a new drop spindle I placed a order for on Friday).... got Hillary's Pink poncho with flowers, pink ...
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