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Accidental Hiatus…and why I craft

I haven’t knit a stitch in more than a month. Now, this is pretty unusual for me. Knitting is very relaxing and centering for me (and for many people. It used to help rehabilitate prisoners and many people have written … Continue reading

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Work Jail

A friend of mine has introduced me to the concept of “Work Jail”. Work Jail is a place where you go when you have a bunch of looming deadlines and you need to just get that stuff done. But, unlike … Continue reading

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Start-itis

I am the sort of person that is interested in many, many things. You may have noticed. (Read all the books! Knit all the things! Spin all the fibers! Cook all the foods! Try to be dairy-free! Try to be … Continue reading

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I always wonder…

Does she mean rocking in the vicinity of the Christmas tree or does she mean rocking in a circle with a Christmas tree at the center? by

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WIP Wednesdays: Christmas Knitting

It is that time of year again where I get it into my head that the best way for me to express my affection for people is by making them something. MAKE ALL THE THINGS! This year, I feel like … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesdays: Data and Analysis

I know that it is not exciting to see a fuzzy picture of concordance lines on my computer screen but this picture is a bit of a breakthrough for me, I feel. That’s my data, not test data. And, it … Continue reading

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Lifestyle Blues

I have a lot of things on the horizon and so most of my energy is going towards getting everything together for my dissertation proposal, getting everything ready for a workshop in Amsterdam, getting everything ready so that I can … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesdays: Autumn is here

I’ve hit a logic problem in my writing/dissertating. It is a do not pass go, do not collect $200 logic problem. The sort you either sort out or you don’t sort out and then have to come up with a … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesdays: Learning to use the NLTK

I’ve been learning a little python and learning about the different functions of the Natural Language Toolkit, which are a bunch of programs written in python that are meant to help one process natural language data so that you can … Continue reading

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Moby Dick Big Read: Chapters 1 and 2

So, there are two things that you need to know: the first is that The Moby Dick Big Read in which a chapter a day and a new piece of artwork inspired by the book will appear on this website … Continue reading

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