Tag Archives: end of the semester

Why first projects in a new craft are often for yourself

I have recently been learning (or re-learning) how to crochet. I decided I wanted to learn this craft because my friends who crochet seem really prolific. Crochet projects just seem to go so fast. This made me think that this … Continue reading

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Millet Porridge

I thought it would be a good idea now that it is daylight savings time and we’ve rolled back an hour to be more pro-active in the breakfast department. I don’t know about you, but as the days get shorter, … 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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Patterns

So, I broke down and spent the five bucks on the pattern. But, then I found this amazing thing that starts with, “a thousand yards of sock weight or lace weight. Its an Advent calendar scarf. It is so amazing. … 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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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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Bicycle

It is gorgeous out today, and it seemed wrong to waste it (although, I do have other things I should probably be doing). My first thought was, “Ooh, ice cream. That should totally happen.” But, then I thought, “Yes, yes … Continue reading

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The internet is a wonderful thing

I occasionally go to Autocompleteme for a laugh. Today, while on a study break, I headed over there for a chuckle. Laughing is good for the soul, you know. And, I did last heartily at a first line from a … Continue reading

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On Being a Newbie

When you first learn something, it is very exciting and even though you make a mistake you really don’t mind it because you are still learning. Sadly, there reaches the point where you are still new to something but you’ve … Continue reading

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The End is in Sight

The end is sight and that is super exciting for me. I am very much looking forward to spending some time picking my own readings. I can not believe how busy I have kept myself this semester. Seriously. I don’t … Continue reading

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