¿Por qué? Pourquoi?

29 September, 2009
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Why? Why do people turn nouns into verbs? On Facebook this morning, I noticed someone was “homeworking,” which didn’t bother me, by the way. But it brought to mind a misdirected noun from my graduate work that does. It is …

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Monday morning funnies

28 September, 2009
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Remember the “funny papers?” Dad used to go out early on Sunday mornings, sometimes returning with “Bismarcks” from the bakery, but always with a copy of the Sunday Tribune, which always had an extra-large comics section that I’d scan, until …

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Jake Turns Informant

27 September, 2009
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The Most Amazing Toddler in the World is now officially holding up two fingers. And, the Thriller and I went to see The Informant! last night. This post addresses both; hence, the catchy title. Before I go back to researching …

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All things fair

26 September, 2009
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<bulletin> Before I get started this morning — congrats to RtB poster Meg, who was elected Homecoming Queen last night at the football game. YaAaAAay for a fellow Finkite — we heart her. </bulletin> The county fair has been here …

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So much hatred…

24 September, 2009
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…so little time. I hate: oversleeping — like this morning, especially when I had a late rehearsal last night the groggy, sick feeling from oversleeping not being able to enjoy my quiet time in the morning — blast it all …

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