Monthly Archives: April 2008

Do NOT lie to me.

Don’t come up to my pharmacy with a prescription from the native Spanish-speaking provider and tell me she didn’t explain to you how to use the cream. Don’t tell me you can’t speak English, and then argue with me fluently … Continue reading

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By request: LASIK

So, I get there, sign in, & get a name tag. We wait in the waiting room for about 20 minutes, I guess, before they call me back to sign all the consent forms and give them money. (I got … Continue reading

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Edgeworth, part 1

I found a decent suit pattern at Burda, so I went to Joann’s to buy it. Of course they didn’t have it, and the Vogue pattern number I’d written down a) didn’t have a vest and b) only comes 3 … Continue reading

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Works in progress

Costumes, costumes, costumes. 1. 1895 suit – finish for D*C (Labor Day weekend). reference– Get documentation ready for contest; scan reference material.– Find hat pattern– Wig!– 1895 corset? Laughing Moon? 2. can-can outfit – finish for D*C– no to-do list, … Continue reading

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The Forbidden Kingdom

I went to see the new Jackie Chan & Jet Li movie with some friends last night. It was great fun! A quick summary: + The extended (5-minute? 10?) fight between Jackie Chan and Jet Li+ Random white boy/kung-fu-movie nut … Continue reading

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Women and Subversive Fiction

I wrote this as a post for BlueNC a while back. Now I’m sharing it here. As long as I can remember, I’ve had books to read. Usually they’d be books my grandma had picked up on sale or at … Continue reading

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General update

So. When we last left our intrepid heroine, she was unemployed in Greenland and lackadaisically looking for a job. Shortly thereafter, she got a lead on a job, then found a different one, working for a government entity that shall … Continue reading

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Our trip to Berlin – Christmas 07

20 Dez 07 Oy. Well, we’re in Germany at least. We were boarding our flight to JFK when the pilot kicked everyone off because the ATC in New York said they were too busy, so we had a 2-hour delay. … Continue reading

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