Monthly Archives: September 2008

admin note

I have just removed some malicious files from this site (gambling shit – does anyone ever really gamble on a site they’ve been led to by spam or malware?) and changed the admin password. I believe it is safe, and … Continue reading

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demasiado nachos, demasiado erg

I was all proud of myself for actually cooking last night – I know nachos barely count as cooking to some, but I usually don’t cook much at all when I’m home alone. One of the hamburger patties Rudder keeps … Continue reading

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unsubstantiated theories

I believe that use of the word ” ’tis” is a common marker for a certain type of pretentiousness, though I find it hard to describe the type I mean. It goes along with the use of “mundanes” to describe … Continue reading

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what I did on my weekend, by Dichroic, age 41 1/2

I finished my half-marathon yesterday (and erged another 5km today). Rudder took a picture (afterward, but before I changed or showered) mostly because I want to make an erg icon: This vest also got finished this weekend and is now … Continue reading

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…and more

Chányuán I. The Taiwan moon keeps her gibbous watch over jungled mountains. No ping there lies untouched. Towns grow, cities are overgrown, the hungry jungle eats all: only the moon knows what was there. II. I have watched her through … Continue reading

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for the archives

A bunch of stuff posted elsewhere that I never posted up here. Skywatching Today I lay and watched the sky- after long deluges, I had quite forgot it could be blue. I think I’d forgotten, too, what a lovely thing … Continue reading

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vague crotcheting

A week and a half later on the shortshortshort cut, I miss my hair. Good thing over-short hair is a self-correcting problem. Thanks for Typhoon Sinlaku, that was definitely the coziest weekend I’ve had in a while. During the course … Continue reading

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more self-abuse

My hands hurt – a spasm of pain in the backs of them that comes and goes, and makes typing difficult when it comes. My legs are *not* hurting but only because I’m sitting down. At least when I walk … Continue reading

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comparisons are odious

I’m posting this mostly for my own reference – a few links comparing Obama’s vs Palin’s experience. I’ve looked through a whole bunch of them online and found the comparisons interesting. Most of them are biased one way or another. … Continue reading

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political soundbites (er, textbytes)

No matter what happens next, I’m thrilled that this is the year that of those who have been the foremost contenders for the top two offices in the US, two are women and one is of mixed race. It’s even … Continue reading

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