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Social isolation, Day 20

I’m fine. I finished a *very annoying* pair of socks yesterday – the yarn’s too think and I should have used size 0 instead of size 1 needles, and the lace / cable pattern on the leg was complex enough … Continue reading

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Social isolation Day 13

I did something smart late last year; I went for a checkup with my regular doctor. I hadn’t been going to her for a while; my company has a health clinic that is in the same building I sit in, … Continue reading

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social isolation, Day 12

Woohoo! I just had a social experience! My Monday noontime knitting group at work decided to meet over Skype. Only a fwe people showed up, but that was fun. Later this afternoon I have to go pick up my grocery … Continue reading

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Social isolation, day 11

Clearly I need to resume regular(ish) blogging again to have a record of these days. I guess we’re always living through history, but that feeling is a lot more palpable than usual. I have ventured out a few times. Friday, … Continue reading

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Social distancing, day 7

Though we are healthy, because we can work from home and our employers have been proactive about it, we seem to have been doing this longer than most people in the US. I realized today that I’m already a full … Continue reading

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Wine weekend 2020

I’ve posted photos on FB of each winery we visited and I’m not sure I’ll get to posting them here, but I wanted to have a searchable record so in future I know where we’ve been. Brutal honesty background: this … Continue reading

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Jane Yellowrock

I’ve been binging my way through the series (up to book 9 now) and while I wouldn’t say it’s jumped the shark yet, it is definitely getting increasingly trippy. Also, does Jane have to be injured to the pint where … Continue reading

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my foot hurts

I’m just mentioning it here so I know when it started. It was fine Monday, and started to hurt somewhere early Tuesday morning – I didn’t fall or anything, just seem to have flexed it the wrong way. What worries … Continue reading

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a little knowledge

I was thinking about the Australian bushfires and did a little looking around to get some data. Currently about 12 million acres have burned – compare that with 10 million acres in the US in 2017, a bad year. (That’s … Continue reading

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quiet holiday

Just getting down a quick record before I post a thoughtpiece on the fires in OZ. We had a very quiet holiday – spent just an overnight with Ted’s parents between Xmas and NYE, but otherwise we were at home, … Continue reading

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