Monthly Archives: August 2015

Defense Day

My oral defense for my Masters thesis is scheduled at 2pm today. I’m all ready to go, and I don’t want to make myself nervous by over-practicing. Instead, I’m going to fill the next 2-3 hours by reading blogs, answering … Continue reading

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Rhythms vs Routines

Amazingly, I’ve been working rather well from home these days. Preparing for my thesis defense has required a lot of “out-loud” practicing, which I can’t do on campus without disturbing the other grad students in my office. Well, I suppose … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

Every Wednesday I participate in “Yarn Along”, a link-up run by Ginny over at Small Things where we share what we are knitting and reading this week. Head over to the Small Things blog to see what other bloggers are sharing! … Continue reading

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Small Successes

After my post on Friday, I did go out and buy thread to finish the red coat ornament. And then, I actually finished it! Isn’t it cute? I also managed to finish binge-watching That 70s Show, and filled time with … Continue reading

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Almost Finished

I had hoped to show you the finished Posie ornament set today since I have been obsessed with it all week. Instead, I somehow once again ran out of the bright red thread. And this is after Alicia at Posie … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

Every Wednesday I participate in “Yarn Along”, a link-up run by Ginny over at Small Things where we share what we are knitting and reading this week. Head over to the Small Things blog to see what other bloggers are sharing! … Continue reading

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Too Hot to Blog

We are experiencing a late summer heat wave here in Ontario, with temperatures above 30C and humidex approaching 40C. It was just too hot to blog yesterday! Today is also too hot, but I have abandoned poor Knightley in the … Continue reading

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