Category Archives: Other Stuff

Books vs Electronics.

Jeff won a Kindle Fire a year or so ago, which he never used. So this past winter I stole it so I could watch episodes of The Magicians on Amazon Video while I was on my bike. It’s been … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Snow Days.

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ********** Old Man Winter decided to show up last week, in the form of what feels like nonstop snow since last … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: The Dark Places.

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** This morning, I am gathering all of my courage to do something absolutely terrifying. I need to go into the … Continue reading

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For Love.

I don’t know how to write about the events in Paris that occurred this weekend, because I can’t really think about it without remembering the hell I put myself through after Sandy Hook. I didn’t sleep well for weeks, because … Continue reading

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The Rubin Morning. (No, Wait. Night. No. Morning.)

For the past six months or so, I’ve been getting up at 3:30am twice a week so I can get a run in before starting a marathon workday in the office.  Basically I get up and get out of the … Continue reading

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The Tiny Voice Inside My Head.

Yesterday afternoon, I stood there, and listened to someone tell me that my work wasn’t right. This is a recurring problem, she said. You do all this work and make it complicated, and none of it is the right work. … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Paint Night

(Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.) ********** I am decidedly UNtalented at art; I peaked in the sixth grade with my drawings of Snoopy – some of … Continue reading

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Podcast Love.

I might be late to the party here, but I’ve just started listening to podcasts. And I cannot get enough. (Confession: Podcasts always seemed nerdy to me. Like you like something SO much you just want to listen to a … Continue reading

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