Monthly Archives: June 2008

Pretending to Dance

Today was a ballet day (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9–10 a.m.), so I didn’t walk. That shouldn’t stop me from thinking, but my thoughts in my ballet class tend to run along the lines of “What in the world am I … Continue reading

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How Not to Read a Book

It would be absurd to say that I was born a copy editor, but the genes certainly seem to run in the family. My mother was an English teacher before she married and always wrote and spoke very carefully, my … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Sunset

I hit the street at least half an hour later than usual this morning. A monstrous (but very welcome) thunderstorm woke me in the wee hours (sometime after 4 a.m.), and I went back to sleep hoping in vain that … Continue reading

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A blog about nothing?

A few months ago I finally got around to installing Office 2007. Although I’m still using Word 2003 for most of my work, I’m trying to get up to speed with Word 2007 for a variety of reasons, not least … Continue reading

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