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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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