Monthly Archives: November 2012

We think highly of ourselves now, don’t we?


A sign in the parking lot last week that made me chuckle. An amusing play on the original phrase? A group with a bit of hubris? I suppose this IS Stanford, but geez :p

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Friday Funny


One of the things I look forward to on Fridays is lab meeting… guarantees that (unless I am presenting) I am going to have less hectic morning, AND free breakfast. (Is it sad that, after 6 years, I still like … Continue reading

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Yay women gamers!! Oh, wait…


Before lab meeting, I got into a conversation with a female labmate about Diablo III gameplay (we both have level 60+ wizards, in Inferno mode) and right then and there she opened Diablo III on her laptop to show me … Continue reading

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We voted


I picked J up an hour and a half early from after school care, and he was expecting me. He happily chatted up a storm in the backseat as I drove to city hall to turn my mail in ballot, … Continue reading

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Reconsidering my pacing


I was really set on getting out a post per day digging into the meat of science funding and policy, but I’m finding that I want to put more thought and care into it. There were vague thoughts about posting … Continue reading

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Nesting?


More substantive post tomorrow, but a quick thought. I was startled today to find myself scrubbing the shower doors midst shampoo. I NEVER clean the bathroom (that’s always been R’s job) so it struck me as unusual. Nerd that I … Continue reading

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NaBloPoMo, Federal Funding for Science


It’s National Blog Posting Month, and things are winding down a bit for me. So I figured I’d try my hand at posting every day, and poof, like that, some inspiration arrived for me. First came Nature’s endorsement of Barack … Continue reading

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