back from Dragon*Con. Did you miss me?
My triumphant return to the Web consists of chirashi-zushi,
fruit salad, and fresh
lychees. The chirashi-zushi ("scattered sushi,"
which is served in a bowl or other container rather
than being shaped into discrete bits) is a small tribute
to the comic "Girl
Genius," with cucumber coins cut into cogs
and sliced shiitake shaped sorta-kinda into a trilobite.
On the right, another fruit salad (made with apple,
mango, and grapes) and lychees. It looks kind of like
a Muppety face. Seems like most of my fruit salads end
up that way. Note that the eyes are made of fresh lychees,
as opposed to the canned ones I usually pack. The rinds
are just outside the eyes, and looking at them one can
see why people often call lychees nuts when they're
actually fruit. I included the pits because they make
cool eyes, but be careful with lychee seeds - they are
not edible, and may even be harmful if ingested. Pit
'em if you're packing them in kids' lunches!