Monthly Archives: August 2010

y’all owe me thanks for this one

When I got home today, at the risk of being late for rowing, I did something I should have done long ago: I went digging in my files and found that I did bring the file of Cool Stuff and … Continue reading

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visit report (and a question)

First, a question: I just had a poem rejected, with what looks like the standard polite “Please keep us in mind in future” reject email. But below that was this PS: “PS. Sorry, but there were other poems I liked … Continue reading

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That was a good row

I was actually pretty happy to have any decent row at all, since I first biked there the 8.5 km from work, but in fact this was an especially pleasant row, though not too long. (These facts are quite possibly … Continue reading

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expand my horizons

I’ve seen lots of discussions on these lines about fiction, but who are some of the best poets of color writing today in English? (Note: I was going to say that you can skip mentioning some of the excellent poets … Continue reading

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Yeee-hah, the Wombat Blanket is DONE!!!

I started it back on February 21, according to my Ravelry records, but it’s been languishing in a nearly complete state since my unair-conditioned flat got too hot to work on it. (It’s been pretty cool lately.) I promised myself … Continue reading

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A short list

Good things today: caprese salad on the cafeteria menu today. The Three Furies, the fourth book of the Erec Rex series, is out today Only 11 sleeps until Ted is here again Rebeccmeister will be here to visit on Sunday … Continue reading

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green curry chicken assembly

Tonight I came home from work and did a “core stability” exercise session; I’d planned a rest day, but all the cool kids (meaning, the other women in my boat) were doing it, and it requires only a swiss ball … Continue reading

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catching up

It was a nice quiet weekend, and I can tell I needed it – I slept until 9:30 both days, which is unusually late for me even on a weekend. (Only problem is, that didn’t help me get enough sleep … Continue reading

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FOs

Two pair of socks finished this past week – one that I started in May is finally done (Knitpicks Stroll yarn. Wendy Johnson’s Norwegian Rose pattern), and the second pair is the baby socks from my Knit Nation class in … Continue reading

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Go, Arnold!!!

Nice to see those in power go out on a ledge and do the right thing. (Brown too, of course, but unless there have been major changes in his attitudes since his previous governorship I’d expect it of him.. Having … Continue reading

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