Monthly Archives: December 2008


Two or three hours more of work, depending on whether I skip out right after my last meeting. Then I drive home, 45 minutes or so, then later tonight we drive all the way back out past work (much quicker … Continue reading

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holding off the dark

This season, I seem to have been saying the same thing over and over in different ways. I’ve posted one of these here before, but wanted to put them all together, for achiving purposes. (I’d also like to mention that … Continue reading

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We have turkey!! We came upon it unexpectedly in the small gourmet grocery t the bottom of the local mall, so we snapped it up. It’s a slightly strange-looking one, packed more like a piece of chicken on a styrofoam … Continue reading

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a light in the darkness

For several years at around this time of year, I’ve posted or linked to the lyrics to Peter Yarrow’s Chanukah song “Light One Candle”. (Here they are, with an account of the history behind the holiday.) Every year, they seem … Continue reading

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getting checked and getting ready

I had yesterday off from work, though with the sort of itinerary that makes you wish you were at work: to the hospital for a medical check-up, home to erg 18 km, dentist’s to have my teeth cleaned. The check-up … Continue reading

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latest finished object

Mom got my first lace shawl, so this one is for my MIL. (I hope she doesn’t mind that it’s only a small shoulder shawl. She’s not a particularly large person.)

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