Tiny bird update

I finally heard back from the animal refuge where we had taken Fiadh–they’re understandably slammed with work and replying to people inquiring about one critter or another who was brought in must be super low priority–and there were three main elements to the news: 1) It’s a he, not a she (Fiadh still works as…

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Update to the confusion about my height

(… and other headlines you’ve never read before…) You ever have one of those “ah-HA!” moments when you realize something that you hadn’t understood before? And maybe you feel a bit dumb about it, because you should’ve gotten it earlier? But it’s kinda not on you? Only it is, at least a bit? You know…

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Read this book

I believe this is the first time I’ve doubled down on the work of one particular writer in my Read this book recommendations–I lauded her first book back in January–but man, is it deserved. A Closed and Common Orbit doesn’t follow the story established in the first book of the Wayfarer series in terms of…

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What I read this month

May ended up being an unexpected windfall of material to read, and as it was generally pretty quick to get through, I made good headway with it. I was in a library and wandered by the graphic novel section and came across the first three collected books of a series called Ascender. It took me…

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Tale of a tiny bird

We went to a friend’s pool party this past Saturday. One of our friends there had found a tiny baby bird–way more skin than fluffy down, eyes still not open, not able to move around too much and even that very unsteadily and unbalanced–on the pool deck. With no nest in sight to try to…

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Wait, I’m HOW tall?

A month ago I went for a medical exam to look at booking a minor operation, and in the pre-exam they check everyone’s height and weight and blood pressure. The usual things. Later, as I was in talking to the doctor, he was very frank about everything, and he brought up my weight. He asked,…

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New gig

I’m now officially employed by the LCBO as a summer customer service rep. Such short-term work can at times lead to being brought on for a permanent position, then potentially more hours and more choice in hours worked, so here’s hoping. I’ve been working the last couple of days on the requisite twelve hours of…

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