Monthly Archives: July 2014

Day 212: Befriend

So I think I made a new friend today. I had a lunch meeting with a colleague in another department. We have a number of overlapping research interests, and we are both new to the university. It turns out that … Continue reading

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Day 211: Wander

Today I made a point of wandering about. I’m getting to know my new campus, but every trip from one building to another is still an adventure. So today, when I needed to head off to a new destination–the bookstore–my … Continue reading

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Day 210: Partition

Living in a smaller house, I am going to have a harder time finding a quiet space for writing. Take, for example, this very moment. I can barely concentrate, and just stringing together words in a sentence seems like quite … Continue reading

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Day 209: Settle

Settle is one of those words that has a bad reputation. As in: settling for less. But what I have in mind here is something more like: settle into. Or better yet: settle down. There are boxes everywhere, but slowly … Continue reading

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Day 208: Abridge

It’s another 2am posting! Ok, this has got to stop… And I think it has. I finally cleared out the basement and packed up everything in the old house. Ok maybe not everything; there might be a couple of strays … Continue reading

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Day 207: Assess

Well, here we are again at 2am, blogging in an empty house. Almost empty, that is. I’ve completely cleared out the upstairs, plus everything downstairs, with the exception of the kitchen and the living room. And I need to pack … Continue reading

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Day 206: Hunker

Well, it’s not exactly camping, but I am “roughing it” in a way–I’m back at our house in Atlanta for (hopefully) the final weekend of clear out and clean up. There’s no furniture left, so I’m sleeping on a sleeping … Continue reading

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