Category Archives: An exercise in procrastination

Things I did while not blogging

So this little break of mine quickly turned into half a year…  oops?  A lot of things happened in those six months, and believe it or not, I didn’t stop writing – quite the opposite actually. A short list of the things … Continue reading

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Me and my computer: a whole new level of codependency

I may have to revise my earlier post when I tried to divide my life up in pie-like proportions.  I’m not one to ruin a perfectly good pie (chart), so instead I’ve drawn a little doodle, illustrating my life of … Continue reading

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I like irregular verbs.

(Warning, like the verbs, this post may come across as slightly irregular.)

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The Monday Effect: Because bad things only happen on Mondays.

Have you ever noticed that any little annoyance that happens on a Monday tends to be amplified to the worst thing that’s ever happened in the history of everything?  Or is this just me?  To explain my point, I drew … Continue reading

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Some lessons I learnt when I hurt my back

So recently, I injured my back. Fortunately, it doesn’t seem to be a chronic thing, since it seems to have miraculously healed itself and hasn’t flared up again since (oh the joys of being young-ish). However, there was a good … Continue reading

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10 survival tips to keep you warm in winter (specifically in Montreal, Canada)

1.  If you have to go outside, run everywhere instead of walking.  If you don’t have the skill to run on ice that most Canadians have honed since childhood, wear spikes on the bottom of your boots (like these!)  Or … Continue reading

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Five things I do to entertain myself in the lab

Often when I’m in the lab, I have these gaps of time that are just long enough to promote idleness.  For instance, you’re waiting for a centrifuge to spin down your samples (I’ll let Wikipedia explain, if you don’t know … Continue reading

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