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10/09/11: trouble with writing

I’m having trouble writing this weekend which makes me sad after such a productive writing summer. Yesterday I wrote nothing, except for a few scribbles over coffee at a local cafe, where I went to avoid the alternative of not … Continue reading

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9/24/11: the uselessness of worry

Often, I don’t sleep for worry. Last night I worried myself sleepless over three things: having returned 5 books on CD to the wrong library and now what?; news that I have another job I could start as soon as … Continue reading

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9/03/11: bits and bites

If I’m going to be working, I need to fit into the slacks that I haven’t worn all summer. They are a bit tight. I hate tight clothing.  I’d rather stick to sweats really, or go for days sitting at … Continue reading

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8/29/11: circling the random

I have a writing job to do this week. Good for me. Yet I’m totally procrastinating. The temperature didn’t reach 70 F today in Tacoma. It feels like Fall is coming too quickly. I downloaded information from the website of … Continue reading

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8/24/11: a bit of wisdom

When scientists reduce an integral whole to fundamental building blocks—whether they are cells, genes, or elementary particles—and try to explain all phenomena in terms of these elements, they lose the ability to understand the coordinating activities of the whole system. … Continue reading

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8/23/11: failing physics

Twice I enrolled in a physics class, and twice I withdrew. The first time was when I was a senior in high school, and I was forced to take another science (meaning I had to enroll in 5 majors, when … Continue reading

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8/09/11: two types

So, apparently there are two types of people in the world, at least so the homily goes. I came across this one in Nicole Krause’s The History of Love (which I simply had to read as soon as I put down … Continue reading

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