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Christmas in South Dakota

Christmas in South Dakota means that I must jaunt a large distance the long way across Montana. This would mean that I have a solid eight hours of “me” time to ponder life’s greatest questions. A few pontifications:

Who ever thought to put yellow lines down the center of road to devise a system [...]

Winter Finally Finds Montana

Winter has been quite sluggish in finding Montana. In November when it was nearly nice enough to play tennis and most of this month so far when it was reminiscent of spring, I was perfectly okay with it. But as Christmas approacheth and heavy sweaters I want to wear lay dormant in my [...]

You’re hired!

Good has triumphed over evil fembot.

Annoying Things

Things/people/etc annoying me right now:

The misspelling of the word ’sepArate.’ It’s not sepErate, people!
TLC shows that change their highly successful format to something that sucks. The point of the show is that there is a budget. I don’t want teams on Trading Spaces to have $2000 for a room. It’s not [...]

On Blogging Anonymously

Is it possible? I tend to think no. Obviously, I never really tried given my domain name, but some do. However, to be successful at blogging anonymously, one has to be so restrained as to never (and I mean NEVER) give personal details on the blog — much less let friends know [...]

Ensuring future Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The triple threat: many hours typing, an evening of crocheting, and a short stint on the piano. I don’t think my fingers can handle this kind of schedule.
Maybe I should have played tennis tonight instead.

$level = NOVICE;

This meager beginning of a scarf took me two hours. I am spent.

Dreams

To live in a bike friendlier world. To create the greatest collection of fabulous shoes ever assembled. To see a viable third party in US politics. To get local Rio team riders to acknowledge existence on road.

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