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Demands Not Met, Not For Lack of Trying

I have an angry pug beside me. I am using the ungodly huge lapdesk made from… concrete and melamine, I think… possibly with some rebar thrown in as well… and thanks to the size of it and our couch, Penny … Continue reading

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Side Notes

I just took a photo of the most amusing slash disturbing (and it makes sense I wrote out slash, trust me) thing I’ve ever seen turn up on our front lawn. It’s somewhat heartening as an open source geek woman … Continue reading

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Ear Exercise

A few thingies… I ended up having ye olde annual mammogram (finally) last week. I know for certain the tech has a horrible poker face, but since I also know I have a history of lumpy yet not suspicious boobs, … Continue reading

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There Has to Be a Super Power Here Somewhere….

You know, the X-Men were all tortured souls and that sucks and all, but at least they could sprout blades out from their knuckles or control the weather… Notice they couldn’t get Professor Xavier out of the wheelchair? (Then again, … Continue reading

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Ultraquick

First, this is a quickie, mainly because… look, I don’t wanna. I have been playing with the camera when I can, though. I see Dr. J this week to discuss what I haven’t told you all here. Mainly because… I … Continue reading

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Hold Your Breath! Okay, Now Breathe!

I was going to start with the (not quite so obvious) explanation of my title there, but then I realized I never actually told the greater population how we got there. Okay, here we go… Last week, I saw the … Continue reading

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And Then There Were Three

First, a side note. Japan weighs heavily in my thoughts… Not just because I love George Takei and Michio Kaku (I had this dream where Michio Kaku came by our house and offered to explain string theory to me, or … Continue reading

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Look! A Tumbleweed!

First off, I know you will all be pleased to know I fixed the kernel panic problem I was having on my laptop. Well, no, I didn’t. Someone submitted a patch that fixed it, and since I could boot to … Continue reading

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2 Updates, 1 Week, With Less Cringing Than Other 2 and 1 Combos

Well, less cringing for you, maybe. One of the things Dr. J was trying to coordinate as we wait for my Boo Radley cells (sometimes I call them Lenny cells… they mean well, the friggin’ morons. They want to kiss … Continue reading

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The View from Where I Stand

A good analogy to describe my health plan right now is that we know I’m going to have to pee really, really badly sometime in the near future, and I’m stuck for the longer than near future inside Penn Station, … Continue reading

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