Monthly Archives: February 2009

thinks to look forward to

tomorrow: shopping at the fancy Western market downtown (the one in the green Sogo). Looking at shoes on the way downstairs to it. Need to remember to buy flour and fancy preserves. Pre-birthday dinner at fancy steak place. March 1: … Continue reading

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O’s, F and otherwise

A necklace I made today – the colors in these photos are pretty accurate: And the sweater I’m working on, Knitty’s Mr Greenjeans in Fibranatura Shepherd’s Own:

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Assorted random news

The Ice Hotel and Stockholm photos are up here, if you haven’t seen them already. I mentioned the other day that I’d been asked to lead a new project – turns out that’s not quite right. We’re reorganizing my department … Continue reading

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prompted by something abyssinia4077 said “because ye were strangers in a strange land” They taught us of gas and barbed wire: Of lampshades and ovens and trains, Forced labor and careful starvation, mass graves and torment and pain. And they … Continue reading

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getting over it

I’m finally back to work, after four days out with bronchitis (Wednesday to Monday). I don’t know when I’ve taken so many days off sick. (I was much more ill in the summer of 2006, but most of the worst … Continue reading

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back home

We got back Sunday. When everybody thinks you are insane to leave a warm climate go to the Arctic for a vacation in winter and you come back with a cold, it just substantiates their beliefs and can be a … Continue reading

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