Daily Archives: February 1, 2012

DInnertime Conversation.

Discussion at dinnertime: Periods of classical music. Tchaikovsky. The 1812 Overture. The War of 1812 — both Napoleonic and American theatres. Napoleon’s attempt to capture Moscow. Hitler’s attempt to capture Moscow. The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact, and how Hitler was stupid … Continue reading

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I’m illiterate in classical music, remember?

I just asked the people in the room (Railfan and The Red-Headed Menace) if they would mind me playing music.* Since I knew they would not be happy with me playing my standards playlist (see yesterday’s post), I asked if … Continue reading

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Would this make Elrond a rook?

Railfan just described a game he was playing as “a cross between chess and Lord of the Rings.”  Maybe it’s just me, but I am having a lot of trouble visualizing this.

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Yesterday, I met with my job coach. She is a wonderful woman, full of warmth and encouragement.  We talked about my edited resume and my hobbies, and I told her about the Paris Powerpoint project (which at this point qualifies … Continue reading

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