Category Archives: Life is like that

Yes. That Exactly. Yes.

I had to listen to this broadcast more than once so that I could transcribe the following quote: Someone in the name of the Hungarian government shouldn’t mention Christianity without talking about solidarity. And, that’s a sad thing because the … Continue reading

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The Little Pink Pill

On the way to a meeting this morning I heard a piece on the radio about the FDA’s approval of a drug to increase the libido of women with low libidos. This drug has been up for approval before but … Continue reading

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The Never Ending Saga of Bureaucracy

I got up this morning with such lofty intentions of sitting down at 9 to transcribe data I have collected for my dissertation. (Recorded linguistic data must go through a little bit of processing before it can be analyzed. The … Continue reading

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Knitting

In my last post a mentioned that I’ve been traveling. I brought knitting with me, of course I did. I started Deborah Frank’s Dark Passenger. I haven’t touched it since I started it. Normally, when I go a long time … Continue reading

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Travels

I’ve been thinking a lot about a few trips I’ve taken over the last decade or so and feeling nostalgic. My sister, Joy Killyjoy, the ’52 Spitfire, and I backpacked through Europe a little more than a decade ago we … Continue reading

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What I’ve been Listening to lately

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The Quarter Stitch

Now that we’ve passed the Solstice and summer has officially begun I’ve been thinking about my summer knitting projects. In particular, I’ve thought about one of the new projects I am hoping to start this summer, The Exploration Station. It … Continue reading

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One stitch at a time

I have been working, one row at a time in stolen minutes between statistical models I’m running for my day job, on being a more consistent crocheter. I want to make the stitches tight on the hook but that makes … Continue reading

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But, First Coffee

This is that weird time of Spring when the Snowbirders have returned from the South but the university is still in session for a few weeks so all the college kids are still around. This makes it hard to find … Continue reading

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Playlist

The Love Your Blog prompt this week is ‘ugly’ and as soon as I read the word this Juliana Hatfield song popped into my head. When I was a teenager (a long time ago. Back when you got AOL disks … Continue reading

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