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Entries from April 2005

Adulation defined: U2′s Seattle Vertigo tour April 25, 2005

April 26th, 2005 · 4 Comments

(this is a bit long but I’m going to post these notes now for their timeliness…I may return to edit later…) Last night a friend and I went to see U2 at Seattle’s Key Arena. I’d been looking forward to this concert for a while. It was fun to get out and get together with [...]

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Tags: culture

Catching up on commentary and linky leftovers

April 25th, 2005 · No Comments

Here are links that caught my eye and stayed in my mind from the past month as the days disappeared somewhere… Chicken soup is good for the soul and the body…and the other flu remedies in the comments are helpful too. [Rebecca McKinnon's recipe resembles one I've heard from Ted's side of the family] Multipurpose [...]

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Tags: blog

The benefits of motherhood: where are they?

April 22nd, 2005 · 2 Comments

Mothers, let’s unionize! If only we had benefits…like sick time. Last week I caught a bad cold and now my two year old and I have pink eye. Our insurance coverages are sufficient and I’m not hoping for a pension, retirement account or many other perks that can come with employment and union membership. However, [...]

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Tags: motherhood

Synesthesia, synchronicity and poppies

April 22nd, 2005 · 2 Comments

My apologies to Amanda Witt: I hope this post doesn’t cause her or anyone else too much pain. Literally… Monday morning I was listening to NPR when I heard a story on synesthesia that fascinated me. For Pianist, Music Unleashes Rainbows of Color: When pianist Laura Rosser performs, she hears more than sounds. She hears [...]

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Tags: journal

ants in my plants

April 22nd, 2005 · No Comments

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Tags: gardening