Tag Archives: Writing


I’ve been negligent about Post-a-Week 2011 for several weeks now, for a variety of reasons, though mostly because I was busy and fell out of the habit, and have since had trouble getting back in the saddle. With April mere … Continue reading

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Bits ‘n bobs

Earlier this afternoon my son asked me if I knew anything about quantum computers. My response, as they say on the Internet, was O___o. (He was asking for a paper he’s writing for his chemistry class. Something to do with … Continue reading

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I can see clearly now*

I can see again! After four years of steadily (and noticeably) deteriorating eyesight, I finally hauled myself down to the optometrist for an eye exam. I already knew that my vision had gone from bad to worse – not being … Continue reading

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The persistence of habit

It’s ridiculous how long I’ve let this blog languish, un-updated. Last time I posted it was to talk about fall in the Blue Ridge; now summer is hard upon us (after one of the worst winters in memory – I … Continue reading

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Nervous Nellie

Three months ago today (7/20) I handed in my Master’s thesis and all its accompanying paperwork to the Grad College. The final deadline for handing in theses and dissertations in time for December graduation is one month from today (11/20). … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2009

As may be apparent from the additions to my left-sidebar, I’ve decided to take part in NaNoWriMo this year. It’s the first time I’ve done NaNo since 2005 and the 3rd overall, though I didn’t reach the magic 50,000 in … Continue reading

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Need Brain Food

Now that I can no longer use grad school as an excuse not to post here very often and because I’m trying to develop the habit of writing every day, I’ve been trying to come up with topics to write … Continue reading

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I know I left them somewhere around here

I really need to be more industrious about sketching out story ideas when they come to me, either as a rough outline or a few sentences summarizing the idea. I’ve got 3 stories-in-progress sitting on my hard drive that I … Continue reading

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