Monthly Archives: May 2007

and furthermore

Also my leg still hurts from yesterday. And I have my period. And I just waited forty-five fucking minutes to talk to someone and didn’t get to, because his last meeting was running late. And I had to leave to … Continue reading

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still partly cloudy

I am still not having a good day. After the incident with not getting the drivers’ license, I didn’t manage to do anything much productive. The fever rose to about 100 last night, not enough to worry about but enough … Continue reading

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the intractable paperwork circle, or, Dichroic grumps

Despite all the opportunities listed above, some days I hate this country. Today I finallywent to exchange my US driver’s license for a Dutch one. I meant to do it last week but couldn’t because I was too busy. I … Continue reading

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a fearsome listing

My life has been a little surreal lately, if I stop to think about it. In the past six months, I’ve been in St. Peter’s Basilica, the Duomo in Milan, Westminster Abbey, Notre Dame and more than a few other … Continue reading

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back from Paris

Our last guests leave tomorrow, and I *promise* that I will finally work on writeups of the Brugge, London and Paris trips, with pictures. The most notable thing about the Paris trip was wa seemed like a quite inordinate amount … Continue reading

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prices paid

I have redeemed myself, exercise-wise: in the past week, I’ve rowed 30 km or a little more (on the erg, in an eight and in a quad) plus I’ve cycled about 35 km. I ought to start riding to and … Continue reading

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blanket update

First, an update pic of the blanket. I spent this morning’s commute weaving in some of those many loose ends. Pretty quick, considering I only started it last Thursday. For reference, you can just see the edges of one of … Continue reading

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distances achieved

The blanket continues to grow apace; the first and second rows are done and I’m halfway through the third. I don’t think this blanket will be square after all; it’s longer than I expected, so if I make it as … Continue reading

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update fragments

Mom’s gone, She-Hulk and her friend are here. We hadn’t met the friend before, but she seems to be very laid-back, low-maintenance and easy to get along with. They were jet-lagged, so we had a quiet day yesterday, though we … Continue reading

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mitering

The baby blanket is going very fast – with what you see here pls a couple of squares I haven’t joined on yet, I’m more than a tenth done. Of the patterns I posted below, I decided to do IV. … Continue reading

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