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It’s a momentous day in the Salt Lake Valley, folks. . .

February 11th, 2008 · No Comments

It’s sweater weather. As in, I left my coat in the car when I went to lunch. And we haven’t had any snow for four days. It’s crazy, people! For the first time this winter (I think), we’re actually above average instead of waaay below it. It makes me want spring, even though I know […]

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Tags: Jane Austen · Life · School

A Few Random Things

January 21st, 2008 · No Comments

I woke up this morning to at least 6″ of snow. Driving to work was a nightmare, as none of the roads I usually take had been plowed. At all. Now, I’m pretty good at driving in the snow, but the Prius was sliding around at 12 miles an hour. It was kinda freaky. Got […]

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Tags: Jane Austen · Life · Movies · Reviews · 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

A tangled mess.

August 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

That is what I have managed to make out of my 100% hemp yarn. That’s what I get for thinking that I could wind it into a ball without the aid of a swift or even a chair back. It will probably take an hour to untangle. Joy. It’s a pretty color, though. A very […]

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Tags: Books · Fandom · Harry Potter · Jane Austen · Knitting · Life · Movies · School · Work

Random Thoughts (with a few actual updates stuck in here and there)

June 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

It’s a slow day at work. I find it rather– ironic that now, where I’m working somewhere that updating my journal from work would be perfectly acceptable, I hardly ever do it. But when I was working somewhere where doing such a thing would be frowned upon, I did it all the time. Anyway. I’m […]

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The promised update

February 25th, 2007 · No Comments

Okay. Let’s see. I think I’m going to break this down into categories for ease of organization and such. 1) School: Pretty much the same. What with starting a new job and still being quite exhausted, not much progress has been made on the thesis. But things are looking up for this week. I’m determined […]

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HP Musings

November 26th, 2005 · Comments Off

I know, I know. Shocking! Emily’s posting about HP! Seeing GoF has reawakened my love for HP. Not that it was ever particularly asleep. Anyway, I’ve been re-reading canon. Sometimes I forget how truly delightful canon is. JKR is a friggin’ genius, no matter what some people say. On almost every page is a reminder […]

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Tags: Fandom · Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice: A Full Review

November 14th, 2005 · 4 Comments

Okay. I’ve had a while to think it over, to determine just exactly what it was I liked and disliked about this film. It wasn’t all dislike. There were plenty of good moments, things that were done well, things it was fun to see on screen that hadn’t necessarily been included in P&P2. It is […]

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Pride and Prejudice 2005: A Very Short Review

November 11th, 2005 · Comments Off

I’m too tired to do an extensive review tonight, so I shall leave that until in the morning. Suffice it to say: It could have been much worse. But then again, it also could have been much better. My friend Tanya and I vented our feelings on the way back by listening to my P&P […]

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P&P Rant

November 9th, 2005 · 2 Comments

So. Full disclosure here: I have not seen the new Pride and Prejudice adaptation. I hope to see it this weekend. I am trying desperately to keep an open mind. I expect to enjoy parts of it, at least, if not all. I will attempt to take it on its own terms. I have been […]

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Tags: Fandom · Jane Austen · Rant