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bemused by boundaries, part 1

On Twitter a week or so ago, I explained how it’s really important for me to not act like an asshole, so if I “had a problem” with someone I knew from Twitter that I knew also read my blog, I would either take it up with them directly, or just write about it in my journal (and not post anything to a blog). 645 more words


Who am I? Orangutan edition

It’s not even 10 p.m., and Spouse has already gone to bed, but that is too early for me to attempt sleep. Still, I have to go to bed much earlier than usual tonight as I have to get up at the absurd hour of 7 a.m. 771 more words


Musing on memorable

Things or people are ‘memorable’ to me because they’re interesting. Sometimes that means they’re salient to interests I currently have. Sometimes that means they’re salient to interests I’m developing, or about to develop. 866 more words


attraction and interest

I had pleasurable email exchanges with three different people (who don’t know each other) today, so when Spouse and I went to dinner tonight, I had a lot to talk about. 470 more words


doors open both ways

Havi’s salve this week is Screw Everything: Giving Up! which is an ideal way to exit February, a Project Month, into March, a related Project Month. 463 more words


sometimes dreams die

There are nights I stay up all night because I was thinking hard, or reading a riveting book. But the night of 2/10, part of the reason I stayed up all night was that, as I turned off my laptop for the night, it did updates. 671 more words


what Loki wants

The opening scene of the movie, Thor, stays with me. The character of Thor strides boldly through a cavernous throne room, filled with throngs of cheering supporters. 1,107 more words