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I can’t use a computer so I’m writing poetry instead

Alternative title: Lasik eye surgery is more painful and also easier than I expected and I absolutely love it but I looked cute in glasses. I got Lasik last Friday and avoided screens over the weekend as well as earlier... Continue Reading →

Chile Springtime Photolog

I just got back to the US on Friday after a three(ish) week stint in Chile, which was a bit of a whirlwind between observatory activities and scheduling too much fun and missing not one but two international flights. To... Continue Reading →

Death by burpees in my first crossfit competition

Last weekend, I competed in the mixed pairs division of a rookie crossfit competition with my climbing (and crossfit) friend Jorge, whose name I originally thought was "Hor-hay" but turns out that most of his friends call him "George" (pronounced... Continue Reading →

Mid-year check-in

Back in January I wrote a post about my goals for the year, so I thought it might be fun to take a look and see how things stand now that the year is halfway over. Well, slightly over halfway... Continue Reading →

Auntie duties and a not-quite-uneventful return to Chile

I spent my last week in the US in the grand old state of Delaware, in my hometown of Lewes where my dad still lives in the same house I grew up in. The claim to fame for this used-to-be-tiny-but-is-now-annoyingly-touristy... Continue Reading →

Make new hobbies but keep the old

I've been on a bit of a painting kick lately, and by "kick", I mostly mean that I've painted two pictures in the past two months after two full years without painting anything. It's one of those things that I... Continue Reading →

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