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So Many Bugs on My Window

Today was a big day for bugs on my window. It’s been warm and sunny for several days in a row, and I guess today is the day the bugs all came...
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Some Health Writing

Since starting a job at a contractor last July, I’ve gotten to do lots of different kinds of writing, mostly in the area of health and...
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Catching Up

I’m very behind on posting Last Word on Nothing links, so here are the last couple I’ve written: We had a snow day. Well, I mean, I had...
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Watching Plants

I’ve written before about how much I love my new commute. Most days, I walk 35 minutes to work. Because the end of daylight savings time...
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Happy Thanksgiving!

This year for Thanksgiving the People of LWON decided to offer our thanks in a slightly different format: by hand. Read our thanks (if you can read...
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The End of Summer Time

I think I might be late to this party: I’ve only recently started really hating the whole thing where we change the time twice a year. I used...
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Blog Post at New Job

I’ve been working since July at Palladian Partners, a company in Silver Spring, Md. I’m so happy with it–the people are nice, the...
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Bird Poop Keeps Falling On My Head

I seem to get pooped on by birds a lot. Bird poop just finds me. It didn’t actually occur to me until this week that this happens to me more...
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My New Commute

Since July, I’ve been working full time for a contractor. I’ve traded in the glamorous freelance life for a steady paycheck and a...
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So Many Fish

Ann Patchett has written several delightful novels. A few months ago I read Run. One character is a college student who is very serious about fish...
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