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Packing (verb) — Throwing the absolute minimum amount of wash-in-the-sink-and-hang-dry t-shirts in a bag, so I can leave maximum space for hair products and books. Once again, I forgot to take my shampoo and conditioner and lotion and mouthwash and … Continue reading
Perhaps I’ve mentioned this once or twice, but I was recently in Denver visiting my friends. And before that, I was at the Triangle games conference. I’m back working my usual shift in the restaurant now, with a refreshed appetite … Continue reading
When Stick and I were flying out to Denver, there was a problem with the TV screens on the plane, so no one could watch the movie. It was no trouble at all, because I hadn’t realized that there was … Continue reading
So, how about that Google Buzz, huh? Google’s last toy, Google Wave, was kind of a flop for me because it seemed like a neat collaborative tool, but none of my friends were on it yet. (On a reread, doesn’t … Continue reading
So, I’ve been working on some other projects, and now I’m going to recycle snips of those articles into a blog post, I mean, share what I’ve been working on! First, I recently reviewed the new Nintendo DS game Women’s … Continue reading
We gave our students a practice verbal SAT test in class this week. “What does circumlocution mean?” asked one student, who wrote a hilarious career essay on becoming a successful Pokemon master. “I can’t tell you that,” I said, “I … Continue reading
I have mixed feelings about Colleen McCullough. On one hand, she wrote the well-researched and racy Caesar’s Women and other novels set in ancient Rome. On the other hand, I haven’t quite forgiven her for Thorn Birds. Now, I love … Continue reading
Note: As you read this post, please imagine Stick shouting “Trickertreat!” every few minutes in the background. I saw this over on Suburban Turmoil, aptly titled “Best. News Release. Ever.” Monster Mash Singer’s Daughter Turns His Cremated Remains into a … Continue reading
The awesome Mental Floss Blog has a new post on 5 Innovative Ways to Encourage Safer Sex. All 5 are funny – condom ringtones, anyone? — but I just had to share this one. Ethiopians claim they hate condoms because … Continue reading
I interviewed for a job at reading center today, and the interviewer hired me to edit her dissertation.