Monthly Archives: January 2008

Taking time out for academics

In case anyone was wondering why I haven’t been writing blog entries, thought I’d let you know I’m working on my thesis.  (Finally.)  Apparently the students who get a master’s degree in school psychology take their classes, do their intern … Continue reading

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A couple Goldie Hawn movies

   Last night I was in a mood to watch older movies and knit.  Decided to watch something light, and as I visually scanned through our collection, “Housesitter” caught my eye.  This 1992 romantic comedy directed by Frank Oz stars Steve … Continue reading

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“Healthy Digestion the Natural Way”

  After spending five days in the hospital with a perforated ulcer that I didn’t even know I had, decided I needed more information about how to help the ulcer finish healing and not return.  I found this book: “Healthy … Continue reading

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“The Fountain” DVD

  This is another item my husband found and knew I would like: “The Fountain,” (2006) starring Hugh Jackman and Rachel Weisz, directed by Darren Aronofsky (who also wrote the screenplay, and conceived the story with Ari Handel).  The casting … Continue reading

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The Detective Inspector Chen novels

  I don’t often buy fiction, but my husband does, and occasionally he comes across books he knows I will like.  He was the one who discovered Snake Agent, by Liz Williams (2005, Night Shade Books).  Am not sure if … Continue reading

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Rape crisis organizations

I’ve been volunteering with the North Coast Rape Crisis Team for almost five years now.  I joined the team for two reasons: 1) I wanted to be a therapist, and wanted to make sure I could deal with difficult issues … Continue reading

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Visiting Fort Lewis, WA

   Fort Lewis is a large Army post about an hour south of Seattle, WA.  We have family stationed there, and visited them last week.  It wasn’t our first visit, so there are some things we’ve gotten used to over … Continue reading

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