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Brainstorms and Flies in My Kitchen

Brainstorms are what happen when your thoughts swirl around until they rain onto paper (or a keyboard). They’re also a nice way to spice up a gloomy weekend. Last fall I discovered that listening to Owl City actually helps me with my brainstorming process. It may seem odd, but it helps […]

Addendum

Also, I *love* staying home (with my Alex!!!) and being able to make sure it’s clean and lunch is actually put away….and be less stressed. *happy sigh* Lunches ┬áthat aren’t hotdogs are also a nice benefit.

Math and such

I’m retaking algebra this week (because I could never understand it) to prep for the SAT. I’ve finally got a curriculum I can understand, but I still wonder….who’s idea was it to apply reverse numbers and powers and do math backwards and call it advanced? I’m sure it’s great for scientists, […]

Last Day

Today is my last day at my first (official) job. It’s sort of bittersweet. I’m happy to be able to stay home and study and keep the dishes from piling…and actually cook – but I’ll miss my co-worker, Fatma. She just came over from Turkey, and for being half a world […]

It's been a while

I haven’t been active in the blogosphere for quite a while, and I’m happy to be getting back to it. I’ve done alot of things and been alot of places – recently, married my best friend and live in a small town in Maine. Apparently there’s only 8k residents, but you […]