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Entries from September 2007

Genre Fiction and Me

September 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Note: Many thanks and respect to Robin McKinley, whose recent post and encouragement got me to finally type this out. I’ve been thinking. About the kind of reading I do, and what that means to my chosen profession.

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Tags: Essay · Life · School


September 20th, 2007 · No Comments

So, yesterday and the day before, I ended up taking my very first sick days since I started working here. That’s a pretty good track record, eh? Anyway, I woke up that morning feeling like I hadn’t gotten any sleep at all (and having pulled a few all-nighters in my life, I *do* know how […]

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Tags: Jane Austen · Knitting · Life · Technology

To my coworkers:

September 5th, 2007 · No Comments

RELAX. Yes, it sucks that they didn’t do direct deposit today. It sucks even more that they’ve discontinued it for the foreseeable future, and didn’t let us know about it until this morning, when it didn’t show up in our accounts. And it sucks most that even though the checks were supposed to be here […]

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Tags: Rant · Work