Archive for the 'I know everybody'

a night at the theater

Last night at the Shakespeare Theatre I enjoyed (greatly) the play Strange Interlude with an unusual set of fellow theatergoers: a scientist...
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best issue ever?

I wasn’t totally complete, it turns out, when I posted earlier about all the people I know in the March issue of Smithsonian. Yes, Sarah...
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oh, that’s fun

The March issue of Smithsonian arrived today. I was delighted to find this: I’m sandwiched between two of my friends! Andrew and Sarah both...
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I know everybody: neighbors

Recently everybody I know has started moving into my apartment building. Ok, not really everybody. But a friend from college moved in, then a friend...
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art and science

I love things that relate art and literature to science, so I enjoyed this story in the Smithsonian Mysteries of the Universe Collector’s...
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I know everybody: husbands of acquaintances

This afternoon the phone rang and the caller ID said it was “T. Szymanski.” Well, that’s a pretty unusual last name, and I thought,...
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animal-like fossils from a really long time ago

Last week I reported on some strange rocks from South Australia that may preserve the oldest animal fossils. Or may not. Ok, nobody knows. But they...
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I know everybody: crochet coral reef

At the crochet coral reef workshop, I hung around with the beginners – I did, technically, already know how to crochet, but I really only knew...
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I know everybody: baseball

I’ve often said that I run into people at every event I go to – except baseball games. Well, that was a lie, it turns out. Saturday night...
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I know everybody: fourth of July

Every year I march in the Takoma Park Fourth of July parade with a group from the Washington Revels. We dress all in white, carry Read more
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