Monthly Archives: October 2004

Unconscious Mutterings

Unconscious Mutterings for the week.

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Cleaning = Letting Go

Today I sorted the boxes of books and magazines I’m getting rid of. I tore off labels or blacked out addresses to anonymize them and sorted them by title. I posted a long description on the Freecycle lists I’m on … Continue reading


OFMG. This artist is a moron.

Miffed artist doesn’t want to correct misspellings; Muralist offended by ‘nasty’ criticism of Livermore piece She misspelled 10 names and one word in a mosaic outside a library. The spelling was fine in her sketches but she messed up while … Continue reading


Wednesday Whatevers

This week’s Whatevers, a little early. Hooray for me. I’m on the ball, for once.



\ih-FYOO-siv\, adjective: Excessively demonstrative; giving or involving extravagant or excessive emotional expression; gushing. When I’m in the presence of one of my fanly obsessions, I can become frighteningly effusive… or completely unable to speak at all.

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Today’s the first day in what, over a week that I’ve written? Geez. That’s kind of pathetic. Sorry, kids. As I mentioned over on my NaNo blog, I have seven jobs right now so my blogging is sort of taking … Continue reading

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NaNo Blog up and running

It’s up.

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I’m going back to doing a Word of the Day. Wish me luck. indigence \IN-dih-juhn(t)s\, noun: A state of extreme poverty or destitution. His indigence of spirit made him a poor match for the lively artist.

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The Science of Discworld II: The Globe

by Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, and Jack Cohen. Am taking anothe rstab at this after getting distracted halfway through last time and misplacing the book before I could finish it. One good thing about moving: I found it again. Hooray!

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Casanova: The Man Who Really Loved Women

by Lydia Flem Wow. I have GOT to read Casanova’s memoirs now. What a fascinating guy! And not a jerk or a Don Juan – he really did love all those women. Amazing. Brave! So Cool!

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