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Some Larkin…

Schoolmaster He sighed with relief. He had got the job. He was safe. Putting on his gown, he prepared for the long years to come That he saw, stretching like aisles of stone Before him. He prepared for the unreal … Continue reading

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Oh, and by the way…

My acupuncturist made my ankle skewer go away. Even better than that, she showed no sign of finding the fact that there was an invisible kebob skewer in my ankle surprising, implausible, or humorous, and she didn’t even suggest that … Continue reading

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Cat Whispering – Day 85 of Medical Leave

My cat Cleo’s new favorite place to sit is right on top of the envelope containing the paperwork from my doctor that will enable me to go back to work on a limited basis next week. She really spreads herself … Continue reading

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Progress? – Day 78 of Medical Leave

Yesterday I remembered in a gigantic flash of insight that earrings exist. And then today I put some on. That’s progress, right?

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Weird Confessions Wednesday – Week 1

So I am inaugurating a new tradition here at Six More Weeks: Weird Confessions Wednesday. Every week on Wednesday (except when I forget, am incapacitated by an acupuncture hangover, or am too busy reading Diana Gabaldon novels) I will tell … Continue reading

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Self-Control: Day 76 of Medical Leave

On the to-do list for today: Restraining self from performing moxibustion on cats (because HOW COOL would a blog entry on that topic be?)

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Caution to the Wind: A Moxibustion Story

When it comes to taking precautions, I tend to either take almost none at all (like the time in college when I set out on a cross-country drive with only about $200 to my name – or the time last … Continue reading

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