Monthly Archives: October 2013

*snorfle*

I appear to have lost the battle to avoid Ted’s cold. Sigh. At the moment it’s manifesting mostly as sinus pressure, and I’m spending my day steadily drinking tea and soup (because sitting in a hot shower all day isn’t … Continue reading

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a short update

66231 meters to row, and I’ll be at 10 million lifetime erg meters! For perspective, I’ve done that much in a week when toward the end of a marathon training program, though I certainly don’t plan to do that this … Continue reading

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not much news

The good news around here is that I have passed that awful test I took a few weeks ago. I am so relieved I won’t have to retake it – that was an unpleasant experience overall. I will need to … Continue reading

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still glad to be here

This sounds a bit Pollyanna-ish, but I think most days have some sort of gift to bring, if you pay attention. This morning’s was a shaft of light that made a brilliant glow of a red maple tree. They say … Continue reading

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the book – next phase

Copy edits have been returned to me. Am plunging into review. Please send wine and pretzels. . . . . . . . . . They want it back by the 18th; I talked them into a deadline of the … Continue reading

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some annoyances, some happies, and some books

Obviously I survived my test on Saturday, but it was even less pleasant than expected. Getting up at 5:30 on a Saturday is never a good way to start a weekend. The drive wasn’t too bad (and was actually very … Continue reading

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jam today

Yesterday did not begin well. It started with a bunch of texts from my brother – Dad had fallen and is in the hospital for observation. Next, my closest coworker, one who has a dotted reporting line to me, handed … Continue reading

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my brother says:

My brother pays closer attention to politics than I do, especially when he’s directly affected – he and his wife are both out of work today due to the government shutdown. I thought his summary of the whole stinking mess … Continue reading

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