Monthly Archives: November 2005

an abrupt end to the festivities

My lord, was this weekend ever festive! In addition to Thanksgiving Day mishaps and high-stakes betting, I also enjoyed: * Going to Vancouver, WA to see Goblet of Fire * Getting a belly ache from too much egg nog, but … Continue reading

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watch me eat pie

Steve made this for me. Thanks, Steve!

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highlights and lowlights of the holiday

Highlights: * Before guests arrived, frantically cleaning the kitchen, listening to Mr. Bob Dylan. * Wearing my Thanksgiving dress (past 5 years, only on T-Day). * Braving the crowds at Fred Meyer with Steve and Amedeo (one of the little … Continue reading

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dancing in the dark

I just got back from a show at the Holocene- Rebecca’s friend from Las Vegas is in a band called Phosphorescent (I think that is what they are called.) It was unusually quiet there tonight. Obviously many Portland partiers were … Continue reading

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some top fives

Top 5 things I eat during a normal week: * yogurt * coffee * sandwich * burrito * pizza Top 5 things I eat on Thanksgiving (very traditional): * sweet potato * mashed potato * pumpkin pie * cranberry sauce … Continue reading

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I am all caught up on LOST!

What do I do now?

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miscellany

1. My sweet friend Moose sent me a 10 disc personal musicology with accompanying prose. In it he charts the major musical influences in his life, starting with his brothers back in North Carolina, and moving across years and landscapes … Continue reading

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little bits of good news

1. My sample is just a hair shy of being completely finished. Phew! I really knuckled down today and cranked out some lesson plans, which feels really good. Now I just have some finishing work to take care of- cosmetic … Continue reading

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this is the part where I am exposed as a grad school fraud

My giant work sample is do on Wednesday. *”What is a work sample?” you ask. Well, let me tell you. It is a ten lesson math unit that Willow will teach to a class of third graders in January. *The … Continue reading

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my stocking did not get wet!

It was raining, so I jumped over this puddle: But then my shoe flew off, and slid under this fence, which had barbed wire on top: My feet looked like this: We couldn’t reach it with our hands, so Rebecca … Continue reading

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