Monthly Archives: November 2007

detective work

Crap. I can’t see again – another migraine aura, I guess. Not as bad as the last, but it is making it hard to read or type (pls excuse typos). This is the second episode this month, after not having … Continue reading

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a hell of a day for writers

Apparently, today is the anniversary of the birth of C.S. Lewis, Louisa May Alcott, and Madeleine L’Engle. It’s possible to prove statistically that if you have a group of any 13 people, the others are actually in favor of two … Continue reading

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I love my bed

Goodness. That was unexpectedly pleasant. I just changed the sheets on our bed. That’s not usually a fun thing, but this took 5 minutes; the mattress is foam and so not very heavy and it’s only against a wall on … Continue reading

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Seven good things

Not a meme, I just felt like listing. 1. The foot problem is just a strained ligament. The doctor gave me an anti-inflammatory/painkiller anad told me not to do things that put weight on that part of my foot (e.g. … Continue reading

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not cool with the concept

I haven’t written about it since this, but my foot is still hurting and now it’s at every step. The pain has migrated from the side of the base of my big toe to, oh, somewhere between the middles of … Continue reading

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a couple more FOs

Here are what I’m thinking of as the Sherbet Socks (Knitty’s Back to Basics pattern), because the colors look so tasty. One down, 3/4 of the other to go. And here is the ribbed sweater (based on Knitting From the … Continue reading

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a busy place

Rudder’s off at a big management meeting that for some reason they decided to hold on Saturday, but I have a houseful of men at the moment – the handyman hooking up hot water to the washing machine, the cable … Continue reading

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a little incorrect

I have decided: I’m giving up on certain exaggerated terms of political correctness. I don’t mean that I’m going to use the PC label as an excuse for racism, awhich seems to be its most common use, and if I … Continue reading

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A warrior of Hygelac’s (Beowulf movie review)

We went to the movies Saturday night. We were actually hoping Stardust would be there; it wasn’t, but I hadn’t realized Beowulf was already out – and it was in 3D IMAX. So we switched gears (Gaiman movies, rather) and … Continue reading

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let your dreams bind your work to your play

Thanksgiving dinner will be better than last year’s, at least. We found a little turkey at Costco last week, and after much searching came across some canned green beans in Carrefour yesterday (they do have an “International section” but it’s … Continue reading

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