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Scheherazade in Blue Jeans
freelance alchemist
21st-Jun-2010 07:29 am
Happy birthday to cheshyre!

Hello to new-ish readers sariel_t and trowa_barton!

Slept half of yesterday thanks to a busy, active day Saturday.

Father's Day!
Happy belated! We celebrated with Discworld and Doctor Who. You?

She has two more days of finals, then a morning of last-day-of-school festivities, and then she's off to Israel. And I am doing my best to put on a brave face. I just - I'm glad she gets to go, because I think travel's a great thing for someone her age. Go forth and experience new things! But I'm sad that I don't get a single day of vacation with her. Any "meet me after work and we will go have an adventure" stuff pretty much has to wait til August, because she'll only really be here for a week and a half before dashing off to Explo, and she'll need that week to relax and get grounded, and I'll need it to help her get everything ready for Explo, and in the middle of that is Readercon and a mother-in-law visit. I just basically don't get any summer adventure time with her til August. Which is a crazybusy month for me, what with the next volunteer training. Plus I'll miss her. A lot.

But she needs to not be worrying about me. So! Brave face.

Link Soup
* sihaya09 is writing a primer for having social justice conversations, and she wants your links and info!
* At khouriajen's behest, I've created blogathon_2010. Doing Blogathon this year? Come on over! (To the community. My house will not hold all of you.)
* I remind you of StrowlerCon. Click around the whole website!

...all of my other links right now are about yarn and rape culture.

Daily Science
Recent research in the US suggests there may be five versions of the theorized Higgs boson.

Work, home; she'll already be home when I get here. It will be an attack-the-gazebo-child's-room day and a laundry day, getting everything set so we can pack tomorrow.
21st-Jun-2010 11:55 am (UTC)
Still debating if I'll do blogathon this year. What day is it?
22nd-Jun-2010 03:00 pm (UTC)
July 31.
21st-Jun-2010 01:15 pm (UTC)
Hi you! As a random note, you're awesome.
22nd-Jun-2010 03:00 pm (UTC)
So are you!
21st-Jun-2010 01:54 pm (UTC)
"Okay, there is now a child's room with an arrow sticking out of it."

My Father's Day involved my daughter giving me a rather nice pen, a happy dinner out with family at a cheap but friendly restaurant, and peaceful hours of writing enjoyable code. On the downside, I phoned my father to wish him a happy Father's Day and discovered that his father has just had a stroke and is dying, which put a rather large pall over the rest of the day. I may be buying air tickets soon.

Edited at 2010-06-21 02:14 pm (UTC)
21st-Jun-2010 02:26 pm (UTC)
"But she needs to not be worrying about me. So! Brave face."




P.S. I read a lot more than I comment. Just so's you know. [BLUSH]

Edited at 2010-06-21 02:36 pm (UTC)
21st-Jun-2010 02:37 pm (UTC)
My Father's Day this year was the best one yet! (Of course, I say that every year...) The day started with everyone letting me sleep in (always a favorite), after which I was awakened to breakfast in bed - a slice of chocolate cake (which Z., my 15-year-old daughter, had baked all by herself) and a cup of milk. After that it was time for cards and presents (a musical card from both kids that played the Raiders of the Lost Ark theme song, 2 homemade cards from L. [my 6-year-old son], and 2 new pairs of sleep pants [one plaid, one Star Wars]). Then we went shopping for road trip snacks for our annual drive Down South to visit the families, which starts this Friday. (We usually celebrate Father's Day Down South with my dad and A.'s grandfather, but this year A.'s niece is getting married and has decided that she had to get married on July 3, so our trip was delayed from its usual times.)

Ack! I have no idea what's gotten into me that I'm so talkative today! I'm in a good mood today, for no particular reason, so I'm just going to enjoy it and be thankful for it. Hope you have a great day!
22nd-Jun-2010 01:02 am (UTC)
I think that's a primer for social justice *conversations*?
22nd-Jun-2010 03:00 pm (UTC)
Oy. Yes. Thanks!
22nd-Jun-2010 02:00 am (UTC)
You are about seventeen times hotter than the gorgeous you already were for mentioning the God Particle.
22nd-Jun-2010 03:01 pm (UTC)
w00t! I will talk quantum physics at Readercon just for you.
4th-Jul-2010 04:43 pm (UTC)
I'll be doing Blogathon again - though by having it a week later they forced me to take my next year's vacation and my this year's a month apart, phooey. Oh well, I kicked ass on Wikipedia during vacation #1. I've joined the comm, but last year I Blogathoned on YouTube, and this year I'll do it on DW. LJ keeps doing more things to piss me off.
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