Cakes

All but two of the following cakes were made using the Quick Chocolate Cake recipe, and covered with colored whipped cream. The other two were made using a vanilla cheesecake with a chocolate-crumb crust.

Bembidion (Trepanedoris) with variation in copy number across the rDNA cistron
On the occasion of John Sproul and Lindsey Barton departing the lab. 2018.

Cordley Remodel
September 2018.

Boothby’s
Birthday cake for David and Wayne. 2018.

New Zealand
For the going-away party of Virginia Weis as she departed to New Zealand for her sabbatical.
Cheesecake. December 2017

Lamellate Antenna
Birthday cake for Christopher Marshall.
The cake is purposefully in this orientation so that the cake looks like the letter L. 2017

Plochionus
In honor of Beulah Garner’s birthday. 2017.

Fungia and a snake
In honor of Virginia Weis becoming department Chair, and Bob Mason becoming Associate Chair. 2013.

244 years
In honor of 5 faculty with January birthdays whose ages summed to 244. 2011.

Carabid beetle
In honor of my new lab at Oregon State University. 2010.

Moon/Sun, Cactus/Sugar Maple
Wedding cakes. Cheesecake. 2004.

Tree of Life
2002

Fiddlehead
Birthday cake. Made by David and Julia. 2002.

MacClade
2000.

Turtle
Birthday Cake. 2000.

Abaris
Kip Will joins the lab for a postdoc. 2000.

Sam Hughes Elementary School
Graduation Party, 1999.

Blobbo
Birthday cake. 1999.

Acorn the Nature Nut
In honor of John Acorn’s visit to Tucson. 1996

Dog Biscuit
Birthday Cake. 1995

Carabid beetle
Birthday Cake. 1994

Triceratops
Birthday Cake. 1993

8th Street house, Tucson, Arizona
1993.

Omaliine
For Margaret Thayer. October 1985.