Monthly Archives: August 2010

Connectedness, one year ago today

I wasn't sure whether I'd slept or not. I just knew I'd been tossing and turning for the past few hours, and it was far too hot and sticky to get any sleep. I'd be glad when the summer humidity … Continue reading

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Bubbalon: Social Ratings, Awful or Awesome?

Parents of kids of a certain age (and teenagers, for some strange reason) might be familiar with the Cartoon Network show Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends. One of the most memorable characters – and, let's face it, when it comes … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Spy At Home by Joseph Rinaldo

Try to put yourself in the position of a retired CIA operative, returning home to his wife and son with Down syndrome (resulting in early-onset Alzheimer's), endeavoring to do his best to look after them and ensure they are provided … Continue reading

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Getting serious about fitness… this time

Image via Wikipedia Whatever you do, don't tell my Mom. She'll have an apoplexy. I've just purchased a gym membership. For the two of us, of course. There's no way I'd be going to the gym alone, and a big … Continue reading

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Nerdy Number Corner: Perfectly Amicable

*Another one of the irregular breaks from the personal drama… it’s a math post, this time around. Have fun!* You may perhaps have heard of the concept of a *perfect number*. Put simply, a number is called perfect if it … Continue reading

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Three Blogging Services That Impressed Me Lately

A little while ago, I ran into this blog about the 5 stages of a blogger's life. I must admit, at the time, I wondered if I'd ever make it out of level 1, in fact, I'm still wondering about … Continue reading

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Darling, I miss you – day 3

Darling, I miss you. Don't worry, it's a short one today. Actually it probably won't get sent today; I may have to finish it tomorrow. My appointment is early in the morning, but I don't know how long I'll be … Continue reading

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