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ruthless compassion
11 August 2007 @ 09:40 am
Why is it so hard to wrap my head around packing for two short back-to-back trips?
 
 
ruthless compassion
11 August 2007 @ 10:11 am
Poll #1037351 Try science?

aroraborealis should/should not wear her "I'm going to try science" tshirt to her upcoming NSF meetings

should
40(90.9%)
should not
4(9.1%)


(Click here to see the tshirt design in question.)
 
 
 
ruthless compassion
11 August 2007 @ 01:21 pm
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ruthless compassion
11 August 2007 @ 10:35 pm
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ruthless compassion
11 August 2007 @ 10:54 pm
I love weddings. I love seeing what people do, the choices they make, how they choose to celebrate their commitment and what aspects of their past and future relationship they focus on.

I also hate weddings. I often find it depressing how normally creative and interesting people seem not to engage with the process of making the ritual their own.

The wedding I attended today was everything great about weddings. The brides were radiant, their families happy and participatory, the ritual was traditional enough to be meaningful and familiar while also being individual enough that the personalities involved and their unique strengths and interests shone. Not only that, but their words and the ceremony they created was inspiring and heartfelt.

So it was good.