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February 2012


My Very Own Geek

16th February 2012

It’s Adopt-a-Geek Week over at Pretty Feet, Pop Toe. I think this is a fantastic idea.  But I have my very own dearly loved and loveable geek.  Mine is taking a day off from being a Senior Software Geek because he has Super Sad Sinusitis. I usually like it when we have matching days off, but not when he feels like this: But wait, not only is he a Senior Software Geek with Sinusitis, he is also a Band Geek:…

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The Art of Patience

13th February 2012

When I was a kid, people were always telling me to ‘have patience’.  I thought it was some kind of gift, one that I’m still waiting for.  And I’m not good with waiting. Well, that’s not necessarily true.   There’s a part of me that likes to burn candles and incense and become as blissed out as someone who is into that sort of thing.  Because I am into that sort of thing.  But I also think sleep is  a waste…

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Coffee, Castles and Carnage

7th February 2012

I’ve loved movies since I cried during Follow That Bird and my Dad took me to My Left Foot and called it research. Whether it’s at home with a bowl of burnt popcorn, or in a plush seat at the theatre, I don’t talk during the film and I watch to the end of the credits. And for the record, I didn’t ask for my money back because The Artist is a silent film. My most recent movie date with…

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Reading Through The Stacks

Reading Through the Stacks: What’s In Your Fridge?

2nd February 2012

Last year, I declared 100 Books Or Bust.  After semi-regular updates on my progress, I stopped counting. In the end, I got to the actually painful number 49.  49, I tell you.  These were them. This year, I have set the same challenge for myself.  But I’m going to be slightly more systematic in posting my progress of reading through the stacks.   The ones in the bedroom, in my office, sometimes on the shelves and even in the fridge. I’m…

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