Something Pithy Here

"Begin at the beginning, and go on till you come to the end: then stop." -- The King of Hearts

I'm an adopted Texan. As they say, "I wasn't born in Texas, but I got here as fast as I could!" I post pictures and opinions as suits my mood, mostly because I can. Hooray Internet! 

So far I have three blogs here. By the Way is the oldest. I started it in 2003. I lost a couple of years to Vox because I was too lazy to bother to export when they shut down. I consider it an exercise in accepting impermanence. When I followed my husband to Singapore for his first expat assignment, I started (T)expatriate: A Southern Girl in Singapore. That covers 2010 and 2011, give or take. Next came Oslo, and (T)expat 2: Norwegian Boogaloo,  in 2012. Now I'm back home, and back on By the Way.

Pix live on Flickr. I toss links out on Twitter when I feel like it. I'm still not sure what to do with G+ but I kinda like it.

 

Literary Sympathy

The MO is reading Pandora's Star--he wanted to wait 'til he had Judas Unchained in hand before starting--and he's nearly done and just said, "I understand why you were pissed when you finished this book," meaning that things are really getting going and there are obviously not enough pages left for any sort of satisfactory conclusion. "You had to wait, what, two years??" Yeah. I felt the pain. That's part of why all nine-hundred-some-odd pages of Judas Unchained went down in a week....

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