Monthly Archives: January 2010

Writing Update

It’s been a while since I’ve updated ya’ll on how my writing is going, and I’m sure you’ve been waiting, wondering–dying to know. Well, wait no more. It’s going okay. I’ll be honest: I can’t seem to write as much … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Another film review for you today. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs was not a movie I expected to really like. I’m not even sure why–I hadn’t read any reviews, I hadn’t talked to anyone who’d seen it . . … Continue reading

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The iPad

For those of you who haven’t been following tech news lately, Apple announced their Tablet/Slate/Netbook thingy (that’s the technical term for it) today–the iPad. Check out the link for a video and full description of the device. It’s basically a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fire

Fire by Kristin Cashore My rating: 4 of 5 stars I really enjoyed this book, although I have to say that the ending was a letdown for me. Cashore had such a good thing going, but then it all started … Continue reading

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Old Friends and Dead Mice

I’d say it’s almost worth getting out of touch with old friends, just for the feeling you get when you finally get back In Touch with them, but . . . I think I’d still rather stay in touch all … Continue reading

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Movie Reviews: Pan’s Labyrinth and Watchmen

Thought I’d get these two reviews in on the same day, just because they’re both movies I’d think many of you have heard about but not actually watched, due to their rating. If you’re too lazy to read my reviews, … Continue reading

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Piano Lessons

So the piano has now officially been tuned. For those of you wondering, it plays beautifully. According to the tuner, our piano is from 1910, and is in good condition. I’m looking forward to having some time behind the keys … Continue reading

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Life without Television Thus Far (and a Writing Observation)

So it’s been a week and a half since I ditched satellite, and I thought I’d report back on the experience. Honestly, it’s felt very freeing. Some of the shows I watch regularly have started up in the meantime, and … Continue reading

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To the Mouse Who was Gnawing the Wall next to My Bed at 2 AM

Dear Mouse, I know you gotta eat. I know you’re hungry. I can relate to that feeling. I’m hungry, too. A lot. The difference between me and you is that no one’s going to kill me if I start eating, … Continue reading

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What’s Your WebMii Score?

I came across this cool site: WebMii. Basically, it does a web search for your name, then tells you how visible you are on the web. Thus, I now know that in the US, I rank in at 2.8 out … Continue reading

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