• The Dawkins… Code… of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

    by  • September 8, 2007 • 5 Comments

    I wanted to read Richard Dawkins’s The God Delusion since it came out and am probably the last person EVER to finally read it, but, in my defense, I put myself on the Ottawa Library’s hold list around Christmas and didn’t get my hands on a copy until the end of the summer. Clearly,...

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    Random thoughts on Stardust

    by  • August 26, 2007 • 0 Comments

    But first… happy twentieth birthday to Debra, my little – uh, younger sister! She is in Copenhagen on exchange right now, but I think everybody who reads this and knows her should send her a “happy birthday” email right away. And make sure to do as our parents did and blow her one mention...

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    by  • August 19, 2007 • 12 Comments

    This week’s post is a little late, but I hope you will forgive me in that I couldn’t possibly make it before the event I am about to discuss had actually happened. That’s right: yesterday, Saturday the 18th, was the second annual Cross-Ottawa treasure hunt – PIRATES! First of all, a huge THANK YOU...

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    On Epiphanies in Dreams

    by  • August 10, 2007 • 0 Comments

    The structure of a benzene molecule. The tune for “Yesterday”. DNA. Special relativity. Frankenstein. How come other people get all the inspiring dreams? I’ve been working on my character Karen Crowley and her adventures at Willy Mac’s for four and a half years now, and I’ve only ever had two dreams about her crowd.

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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

    by  • August 2, 2007 • 3 Comments

    Unsurprisingly, there are a few spoilers behind the cut. If you don’t want to know Snape’s motivation or fate, then, Gentle Reader, beware. I’m typing this in the middle of designing this website: I have undoubtedly meddled with a thousand little bits of code that probably were better off without my interference; the only...

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    Wilkommen, bienvenue, welcome

    by  • July 28, 2007 • 0 Comments

    Hello, Internet. It’s me again. I know I had a propensity for leading you on in the past, but this time it’s different. This will be my professional website, see? There are excerpts of my manuscripts, and pictures, and I even got my own domain name, all for you. I know I’ve used you...

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