Monthly Archives: November 2010

unapologetic fatness ahoy!

In case I don’t catch you before then, Happy Thanksgiving! Advertisements

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you say today is … Saturday?/goodbye, I’m going out to play*

Today is my first Saturday at work since I started my “new” job (more than six months ago). I came in today not really because I NEED needed to, but because there’s a project I’m hoping to finish before Thanksgiving. … Continue reading

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nobody’s listening

So according to Wikipedia, which is obviously never wrong, Joshua Bell, the Grammy-winning violinist, participated in an experiment in 2007 where he busked at a DC subway station for 45 minutes and collected only $32.17 (which included a $20 bill … Continue reading

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the best thing in the world

happened today 🙂 I acquired a book I am SO excited about. I can’t even … ::shivers:: … sum up my feelings. To apply a cliche, I’m walking on air. Also, unrelated, later today I will be eating dumplings. Tra … Continue reading

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Ken Park

Starting last Monday, my office has been getting lots and lots of phone calls for Ken Park. There is no one here by that name. At first, we were all taking calls separately and didn’t notice. But there were so … Continue reading

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Idiomatically Yours

Recently, I wrote and submitted to my writing group a short story that included the phrase “gift horse.” The paragraph in which I used the old cliche ended up looking like this: This house was a gift horse. She needed … Continue reading

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some thoughts for Monday

I am working under a desperate TIPsheet deadline, and I am running behind. Therefore I have taken a moment to blog. I am almost done with Towers of Midnight, the Brandon Sanderson addition to the Wheel of Time series. I … Continue reading

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