Monthly Archives: November 2009

back in the Netherlands

The trip here was pretty good. Cathay Pacific is definitely nicer to fly on than KLM – more legroom, much better in-flight entertainment, and I think the food looked better but I didn’t eat much of it. Only problem is … Continue reading

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still in Thanksgiving holiday mode

Thanksgiving dinner #1 eaten last night. I took this morning off for an eyedoctor’s appointment and am working from home this afternoon. So far, at one part of the day or another I have: had my checkup. decided to have … Continue reading

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tryptophan and ramblings

On Ravelry in the “knitting engineers” forum, there’s a thread on “Silly Things Said to Women Engineers”. One person there reported that when she was trying to climb into a very tall truck, a male coworker said to her, “Sorry … Continue reading

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two questions

I have two questions, one musical and one astronomical. Musical: A song mention from stillnotbored and something I was singing the other day got me thinking about songs that go around the seasons. So far I’ve thought of: Simon & … Continue reading

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chop, chop (and hat, hat)

Since L’Empress asked, here is a picture of the chops I bought yesterday: And, since I had the macro lens out, here are bonus photos of the hat I’m knitting:

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stuff I did today

One of the things I’m looking forward to in the Netherlands is the likelihood of an apartment with some soundproofing. We did sometimes have to sleep with earplugs because we lived right in the Centrum, right by the bars, and … Continue reading

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alterations

My uvula has been itching for a few days now, which is probably not good (as well as being very annoying). I hope this is not a sign of an impending cold, or if it is, that it comes and … Continue reading

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five random things

1. It’s harder to get to sleep without Ted here – though it’s easier to stay asleep when I have the bed to myself. 2. I checked just to make sure, and the clerk in Montgomery County, PA says there … Continue reading

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tarot and candles

stonetalker is doing one-card draws (I think until midnight Eastern today, if you’re interested: I posted, “I’d just like to ask about the risk in some job decisions my husband and I have made recently” The answer was, “The Six … Continue reading

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moving: the PITA factor

What a pain in the ass. There are a bunch of documents I need to provide before I can move to the Netherlands. Most of them, like my college diploma, they already have on file from last time. The problems, … Continue reading

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