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Dim Sum House

The other day, Harold and I got talking about how great dim sum is, and when I sighed about how we just couldn’t squeeze Chinatown into our last New York trip, we turned to the internet to find North Carolina … Continue reading


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The Vicar’s Wife

The Vicar’s Wife, an upcoming novel by Katherine Swartz, tells two stories, both set in the same vicarage in the rural village of Goswell, but eighty years apart. One story is about Alice, who leaves Cambridge — one of my … Continue reading


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Nightswimming

Harold and I live in a lovely, classic apartment building, with a small, rounded pool just outside our door. He goes to swim at lunch every day, and sometimes I go to the pool just to put my feet in the … Continue reading


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Traffic Circle of Hell

Now there’s a roundabout on my way to work. I’ve been working offsite for a couple weeks, driving to Raleigh, and while I loved the school, I’ll admit to looking out at the 40 traffic sometimes and feeling like a … Continue reading


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Star Trek: Rivals

Harold and I were reading in the coffeeshop when he came across this little feature on “Star Trek: Rivals” in Star Trek magazine. We were so thrilled to see it!  We’ve been writing social content for the game for a … Continue reading


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Harry Potter Variant Covers

  Via New Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Cover | The Mary Sue, thanks to Limadean. Sometimes I’m baffled by the variant-covers thing in comics. I asked Harold about this. It’s the same story, right? Just with a new picture … Continue reading


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Treats

At the toy store, I was looking at E-Z-Bake cupcakes, mini icecream makers and other culinary cuteness, but Harold pointed out that I probably don’t need any of them because we have an entire kitchen for preparing treats. I was … Continue reading


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MakerFaire NC

I have a new summer job, which is full-time teaching at Youth Digital Studios in Durham, so I’m getting up earlier and earlier to come in, and staying at work later and later to get ready and take notes on … Continue reading


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Movies & Manhattan

Harold loves the old Incredible Hulk TV show. Last night, we watched an episode called Terror in Times Square, during which I ignored most of the plot to watch the lovely backgrounds of Manhattan. I liked trying to identify the … Continue reading


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Bookcase

When I was in Brooklyn, and I asked Harold to come over and help me put my new bed together, I assumed he’d be done in a few minutes, and probably make a few modifications and improvements on the design. … Continue reading


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Slow Boat

Got a review copy from an editor today. Sometimes Harold tells me that Brooklyn isn’t all that far away, but seeing a book that took two weeks to come from New York, and somehow got smashed, creased, and water damaged on … Continue reading


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In Which I Am Fairly Shallow

The Christmas before last, my parents asked me what I would like for Christmas, and I said I wanted some money towards a new winter coat. My dad reacted with fatherly concern for my financial state and my health, and … Continue reading


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Equals

This is the first time I’ve changed my profile photo for a Facebook cause. I usually see these as lazy slacktivism, because if you really want to support a cause, you could try donating some money or writing a letter! … Continue reading


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Fiction and Family

“I found my extra copy of A Torn Page when I was packing,” I told Harold, “I think I might give it to your mom — she was asking me about my work, and a fiction anthology is probably better … Continue reading


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New, Long-Lasting Hold

When I first moved to New York (Well, I was actually moving to Scep and Katie’s study, but now that you know that all my exciting LA adventures involve me staying in the murder hotel, I guess “moving to my … Continue reading


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