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Experiments in Food Production

Experiments in Food Production

This week I hit an amazing milestone–I’ve lost 80 pounds since February 2015. I’m so thrilled about it, I’ve been doing random happy dances for days. For the record, random happy dances can get embarrassing if one is not careful

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Drowning My Muses

Drowning My Muses

I can’t believe we’re at the end of 2015. On Tuesday we’ll be in December. Combine that with how I put things on my blog so I can remember them, and then needing to remember them lately. Like how to

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There Is No Spoon

There Is No Spoon

I’ve discovered TED talks on Netflix. This is important because it gives me something short to watch while I’m on my rebounder, so I’m not forced to choose between stopping in the middle of a story or staying on the

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Grist for the Mill

So Monday I returned to work after my surgery. Monday night I came home and fell over. Tuesday by ten o’clock I’d realized there was no way it was gonna work at eight hour days, and I’m lucky enough to

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The Plots Are Always Greener

The Plots Are Always Greener

I hear it happens to everyone. You get neck-deep in a story, you start getting desperate–and the muses start tempting you with something else. “Hey, so sorry that tournament scene is giving you fits. How about a nice contemporary mystery

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Goal-Setting Means SETTING A GOAL

Goal-Setting Means SETTING A GOAL

You’ve heard the advice. Set goals. Write them down. Post them somewhere. Sometimes the advisor will expand it with “make tangible goals” or “set goals, and then establish smaller steps to reach them.” And often there’s “set goals you can

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Seeking Balance

Seeking Balance

I’m trying to find some balance in my life. I’ve always chased after whatever I was interested in at the time, to the exclusion of other things. When I fell into Weiss fandom (my first forays into slash, ahh, nostalgia…),

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