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Entries from May 27th, 2009

Part V: The Poetry

May 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Potpourri

I’ve never deleted stuff from a blog or online texty-thingee unless it was actually causing someone undue harm. I’ve been causing someone undue harm recently, but I’m also not the type to delete myself. I’m an editor. I fix things to the best of my ability, but once it’s published I don’t have the power […]

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Station Break: A Semi-Realtime Pseudoreview

May 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Potpourri

I’m finally watching the second part of the Red Dwarf special, Back to Earth. In two rooms. On two screens. While I jump between billable work and home decluttering. If you’ve seen this part of the special, you know how ridiculously fitting that is. “Science Fiction… It’s all a bit bollocks, isn’t it?” If it […]

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Part IV: Employment

May 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Potpourri

When I first started really using the MacBook, I wanted everything to be just like my desktop PC, which is currently a 24-inch iMac. I’d only been using the iMac a few weeks, but I had gone crazy installing apps and trying to make it feel like home. So I put the iMac in target […]

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Part III: Serenity Through Ergonomics

May 25th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Potpourri

“In my attempt to focus on what people mean rather than what they say, I’ve tried to stop focusing on what I mean and just say what I’m thinking.” What’s wrong with that quotation? First of all, it’s a trick. It shouldn’t be in the middle of the page or italicized. I don’t know how […]

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Part II: Dreams and Trials

May 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Potpourri

With the right sun protection and pest control, I can be calm anywhere. Having a time travel expert nearby helps, too. I just had the best night’s rest in weeks. And I didn’t sleep a wink, but I did expend an uncountable number of calories ensuring that the two not-quite-sentient members of this household were […]

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