Month: March 2009

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Tuesday March 31, 2009

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I had a couple of rehearsals yesterday, one with the conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra. Those of us who do choral music mostly without an orchestra had a little trouble with this rehearsal, frankly. The thing is, we’re used […]

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Vices

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#2 daughter and I were discussing The Computer Guy’s vices. We weren’t gossiping, of course (it’s against our religion). Rather, we were analyzing an interaction. #2 daughter had tried to arrange a meeting with The Computer Guy, and he had […]

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Systems Thinking

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#2 daughter and I combined necessary stuff with a Girls’ Day Out attitude yesterday. We went to TJ Maxx for bathmats (and they had good cotton ones for $4.99, in case you need one yourself), and I walked out not […]

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Funeral

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Here is the supposedly completed back left shoulder of Salt Peanuts. You do a couple of bind-off rows and then a few decrease rows in the normal way, and then instead of knitting for six or seven inches you do […]

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Life Goes On

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Updating on the Kindle, I have to correct myself on the cost of books. While most are around $10, there are some that cost more and some that cost less — including some for free. I got one of those, His […]

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Kindle 2

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The Kindle 2 arrived at my house. It’s a lot bigger than I had expected — see it here with an ordinary purse-sized organizer for comparison. It’s quite flat, too, and seems delicate, though I guess it must not be. […]

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Survival

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Janalisa came and got me yesterday to go take a walk. This was good, though I was pretty reluctant at the time. It’s spring break for the college where I teach, so I don’t have to drive up there this […]