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Standing Desk: A Month of Standing

When I moved to France I was homesick and overwhelmed by the language and I remember thinking, if only I’d been here a month already. I was twenty-two. A month seemed like forever. Now they fly by. It’s already been … Continue reading

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Standing Desk: Bend and Snap

I’ve been standing for more than a week, and have received lots of feedback and encouragement. Several people have suggested that I will want to purchase some kind of gel mat to stand on, so that’s on my list. The gigantic … Continue reading

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Standing Desk: Getting to know you

My standing desk arrived on Tuesday! Although ironic that I sat down to put it together, I assembled it with IKEA-like ease. Here it is in action: I researched several options, sought advice from colleagues who have constructed standing desks … Continue reading

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Goblet o-Wine-o

It’s going around, so you have likely seen this elsewhere, but … As our friends over at Dlisted put it, “It’s the perfect glass for when you need to tell those judgmental bitches around you that you just had one … Continue reading

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I got a Kindle

Back in January I bought the new Amazon Kindle 2 — the small size rather than the new 9.7″ display.  I considered buying one for a long time, but a combination of factors prevented me from doing so: 1) I … Continue reading

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I think pickles are pretty, and I also happen to like their shape

I am not the Pickle Freak.  But stories about pickles just seem to be popping up all over the place, and when they come with such purty pictures, it’s hard not to pay attention. Here’s a story from NPR about … Continue reading

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And the moral of the story is …

Don’t go to CVS after having a couple of cocktails.

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Randasfans does not endorse any specific product, but …

I rarely get excited about things.  I don’t go shopping very often.  Growing up, my parents didn’t buy me everything I wanted (and I thank them for that).  We had pretty tight budgets, and the lesson I learned (or the … Continue reading

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