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Monthly Archives: May 2013
Tonight, I had a beautiful cuba libre. Okay, you caught me — I had TWO beautiful cuba libres. The first one was with their “house pour” spiced rum, which I think was a Bacardi Gold of some kind (I didn’t … Continue reading
… makes the heart grow. ——————————- My break has been unintentional. I’ve been at a conference. I took some time off — a whole weekend — for myself. I’m wrapping up a two-year stint in a workplace that has become … Continue reading
I don’t mind when … you’re stressed out and have too many things on your plate, and so you have to change your commitment level … things don’t necessarily get done in the order they are supposed to, or via … Continue reading
I did not post yesterday. It is Monday now, and I am bone-tired exhausted after not enough sleep last night. But this is how I felt yesterday.
I’m not sure how to write this without upsetting people, so I will endeavour to keep this short. I’m becoming increasingly sensitive to hearing the word “they” tossed around. In this context, I mean “they” as in “others” —- as … Continue reading
I saw SRT’s production of Othello tonight, as part of Shakespeare in the park. It was good; better that I had expected, considering that last year I had been rather disappointed by the production of my favorite play, Twelfth Night. … Continue reading
(3000 AllStaff emails about a topic not relevant to me)x + 8 standardized test supervision duties = (20 hours spent dealing with a software program that doesn’t work, only to lose all data) + (10 hours learning new software) – … Continue reading
Hanoi is a special place. If you’ve been there, you know this. If you’ve lived there, you more than know it — you probably find there are parts of your life, week, day where you feel like your mind is … Continue reading
I’m one of those “everything happens for a reason” people. It helps me make sense of the world, even if it isn’t true. I’m okay with that, especially after having read this fab book about the psychology of belief. And … Continue reading