Tag Archives: 2010

Review: The Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela

At the beginning of 2010, my sister and I saw the movie Invictus. It is an excellent sports film about the 1995 Rugby World Cup and Nelson Mandela’s enlisting of the South African team to win the cup and help … Continue reading

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Review: On the Wealth of Nations by P.J. O’Rourke

I was sure the best part about this book was going to be not having to actually read Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations.  This isn’t because I don’t think it would be worth actually working through, it is more … Continue reading

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I *love* Science

I was watching Nova this morning. It was an episode on fixing the Hubble telescope. I generally don’t need reminding that I love Science, being a graduate student. But, sometimes it is nice to find something, watch something, read something … Continue reading

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Holiday Decor

So, that’s my little Cooper kitten. I’ve decided this year that we need a tree. So, I invested in a cute little 4-foot fake tree that came pre-lit. I could hardly wait to take it home and get it out … Continue reading

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This time of year

“Seriously, Casey, the world only moves in one direction.” –Sports Night My cat, the beautiful one (instead of the adorable one) just threw up in the hall. I’m tired. I don’t want to get work done, but everything is due … Continue reading

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Some food for thought

In the past couple of weeks I’ve come across two interesting things. The first is a speech: Bill Moyers on truthout.org and, the second in a video with some nice art: I’ve not completely processed this, so I don’t have … Continue reading

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Lombardi: A Review

My sister, being the genius that she is, suggested that we see a play the Wednesday. I said, sure, whatever. And, then she got tickets for Lombardi. Her: I got tickets to Lombardi Me: What’s it about? Her: The football … Continue reading

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All Families are weird, mine is no exception

So, that is an image of my Father, a grown ass man, trying to make a light turn on by sheer force of will. Or, magic. This was after my sister and I, grown ass women, had the following conversation: … Continue reading

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Accomplishments

So, it is maybe a little silly to put this on my list of things I’ve done this year, but I feel like in the past week I’ve actually gotten something done. I was recently hired to do the stats … Continue reading

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PSA: Public Squash Annoucement

Curry squash (Bruno’s Dream has a nice picture, I’m not advocating his gelato. Although, I’m sure it is lovely.) is not pumpkin. That being said, you can stuff a curry squash with tasty goodness meant for a pumpkin, it will … Continue reading

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