Monthly Archives: January 2011

PAMmed

Friday afternoon. It’s snowing, and things seem quiet on-campus. I’m at the Tea Room where I just interviewed a fellow graduate student, Niraj Kumar, for a profile you’ll be able to read on the School of Graduate Studies website soon.

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Kingston is cold (and other obvious statements)

Oh, Kingston — you’re a cold place to be today. It’s something crazy like -29C here today… and a good deal colder with the wind chill (I think I heard -36C!). The sun may be shining, and the roads and

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Other Ways of Thinking

hello, Thursday! I’m working at a coffee shop this morning. I was feeling heavily tired when I got up this morning and couldn’t will myself to get down to work, amazing new work-schedule be damned (my start-at-10am-no-matter-what regiment is working

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A “Harry Potter Room” post

Hello, hello! Welcome to Monday. Man, it’s cold out today. The radio announcer this morning said it was -29C with the wind chill, though he assured us it would warm up to -8C over the course of the day. A

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Sunny, stretchy work-day

hiya readers- Well, it’s a beautiful day in Kingston. Absolutely frigid, but also brilliantly sunny. Once you’re walking (if you keep to a good clip) you hardly feel the cold. I’m pleased to report that I am having a moderately

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A sickly start!

ah, friends: first week back to school, and what happens to me? I get laid up with a nasty flu bug that leaves me flat on my back on the couch for a day and a half (only getting up

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Goat (or Gremlin) taming

Those of you who tune into this blog on a regular basis will know about the finger puppet I acquired this fall. Inner Critic Goat, I decided, would be the physical embodiment of my inner critic — that voice in

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Happy New Year!

Hello, dear readers! Welcome to 2011. I hope it’s treating you in style so far. Kingston is quiet today — apparently a lot of the world has today off (what with the holiday falling on a weekend). I’m at a

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