Monthly Archives: May 2008

what’s your science project?

The last science project that I got to “mother” was about a certain mathematical pattern found naturally occurring in nature. I got to paint pine cones and pineapples. The one before that had hot wheels and hot wheel tracks. In … Continue reading

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I was tagged by Mid-Life Rookie. Good thing she told me herself since Bloglines didn’t.Rules: The rules of the game get posted at the beginning. Each player answers the questions about himself or herself. At the end of the post, … Continue reading

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well said

When Robert Louis Stephenson, racked by tuberculosis, was nearing the end of his life, his wife came in one morning and said, “I suppose in spite of all your trouble, you will tell me again that it is a beautiful … Continue reading

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best wedding story I’ve heard in a long time

Posted on PRCL by Dawn Dickerson “My florist was part of a wedding where the invitation read something like, “Please refrain from wearing dark or bold colours to the ceremony. Examples of acceptable colours are taupe, cream, beige, sage ” … Continue reading

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the last class

According to the online grade book for the last class for PhD:points earned: 1081percentage: 88.244897959183673469387755102041 %letter grade posted: Abuilding relationships with professors (aka being a teacher’s pet): priceless

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update (otherwise known as procrastinating)

I am almost finished with the paperwork (Is it still called paperwork if it is all electronic? Are they still papers if you never print them?) required for my last doctoral class. I have a system that works well for … Continue reading

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It’s not what you know, it’s who you know

Now that the funeral service is all over, let me say it was an adventure finding a pianist. Our fabulous pianist was already committed to rehearsals accompanying students practicing for solo competition. Many other capable pianists were involved in a … Continue reading

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