Monthly Archives: October 2010

Love of Words

Short post today. I’ll give you naught but a video that has been winding it’s way through the internet, since it is so much in line with the way I think about the English language; its flexibility is its strength. … Continue reading

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The Nature of the Internet

The internet can be boiled down into two types of … things. It can actually be boiled down into a vastly wider array of things, a soupy, lumpy, stinky mess of things, representing the wide spectrum of human thought and … Continue reading

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A Tutu by Any Other Name

Abigail has been pretty used to going to bed with her Mama lately, and isn’t one to take a change – like Daddy taking her to sleep, for example – lying down. Tonight I managed to grease the wheels with … Continue reading

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Butterfly Fairy

I was going to do a deep, meaningful post on the internet and what it means, but then a box arrived on our doorstep. This provided two immediate sources of joy to our house. First, it was a box. Boxes … Continue reading

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The Quotable Abigail, Part V: Addendum

On the problem with rolled down windows at traffic lights: “I want my hair to wind!”

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The Quotable Abigail, Part V

On international cats: “How do you say ‘meow’ in Spanish?” On how to celebrate that post-poop feeling of triumph: “I just want to look at them.” On the simplicity of putting on her dress: “That’s easy ice cream.” On the … Continue reading

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Reading Wake

Literally hundreds of people haven’t asked me if I’m going to read the last two Hugo nominees, especially as the Awards have already been announced. Well, calm down. I actually only have one Hugo nominee left to read. I finished … Continue reading

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