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Projects

In addition to working on my dissertation this summer, my sister and I have decided to start a podcast. The format is going to be a little loose to begin with, but we’ve decided to do short seasons of around … Continue reading

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Why I love my Friends reason number #300

this post has been edited to better reflect the identity of my friend. I hope. Me: Thanks for picking me up at a weird time of night from my horrible adventure. Wanna beer? Friend who is a straight guy: I … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Homework Assignment 2012: Goedel, Escher, Bach

Instead of doing something really poppy this summer, I’ve decided to make the homework assignment something really nerdy. In order to do this I’m breaking up the assignment in two parts. The first part is the nerdy part. I will … Continue reading

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He might know me too well

Linguist-in-waiting: You are coming to that thing later? Me: Only if I can find some money in my couch cushions. Or, if I win the lottery. L-i-w: You won’t win the lottery. Me: I could win the lottery! L-i-w: You … Continue reading

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(My) Life is Like This

I was recently coding some data and sorting into different general senses and these categories for some words often found in the vicinity of “observe”. It amused me so much I thought I’d actually share something from my linguistic life … Continue reading

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Avocado Egg Salad

At least once a year my Mother and I have the same conversation. It starts out like this: Me: They have egg salad on the menu! I’m going to have egg salad! or, like this: Me: I just dyed easter … Continue reading

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Lasagna Cupcakes from chowvegan.com

Saturday morning, after I hollowed out eggs with nothing but a pushpin, a paper clip, a straw, and the power of my own lungs I decided to make myself a special and fun lunch. I had leftover tomatoes and I … Continue reading

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Week 1 is done!

I’ve successfully made it a whole week without intentionally falling off the dairy-free wagon and into a plate of cheese! Although, as discussed earlier in the week I did have some label reading issues that led to some unplanned dairy … Continue reading

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No Cheese (and Dairy).

If you’ve been following along at home, you know that I’ve been making a concerted effort since the summer to be more vegetarian and to eat less meat. Well, this month I’ve decided to take an additional step and to … Continue reading

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Seriously! The Brain!: Neurotransmitters

    As promised last week, this week we’re going to take a look at some of the neurotransmitters that neurons use to excite and inhibit their neighbors. We’re only going to look at the big ones, the ones that … Continue reading

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