Month: August 2010

And she says Wii, Wii, Wii all the way home (The Diet, Day 12)

I woke up this morning to the realization that I had to buy a Wii.  Strictly for medical purposes, you understand.  School starts for me on Monday, and something has to control my stress levels […]

The iPad is learning to cook (The Diet, Day 11)

If I could send the iPad to the kitchen to make a diet-worthy sandwich for me, I would.  Alas, even Steve Jobs hasn’t gotten that close to living the Jetson’s life.  So I just asked […]

Two iPods and a Key Lime Yogurt (The Diet, Day 10)

The Diet has calmed down to the point that it doesn’t constantly torture me, at least not in my own home.  We’ve established a tentative truce, though lasting peace negotiations are still underway.  I did […]

For the love of the iPad

I’ve been asked to give a 45 minute talk next week on the iPad in education. I have about 30 seconds worth of stuff to say on that, so it occurs to me that I […]

The Lazy Vegetarian Has a Crockpot

A spaghetti squash is coming to dinner…eventually. Sent from my iPhone Posted via email from Just Haphazardry

Wherefore art thou, Treadmill? (The Diet, Day 9)

If you tuned in to yesterday’s episode of the Diets of My Life, you know that after one full week of dieting I lost exactly nothing, according to my bathroom scales. By mid-morning I was […]

Julie and Julia and Sharon

I watched Julie and Julia last night. If you are trying to diet, you really should watch a movie that features butter as a main character. Maybe it’s a test of your own character if […]

Meeting Minos at the scales, or after one week on The Diet

For the gluttonous, Minos wraps his tail around himself three times, indicating that they are not the worst of the sinners, but they indeed face severe consequences. Their punishment lies beyond that of the lustful. […]

On the road to curried chickpeas, or Day 7 on a diet

Life is okay today. I’ve been cooking. I haven’t been hungry. I haven’t gone over my calorie limit for the day. I’ve eaten an assortment of good vegetables. I think I’m starting to get the […]

Wolf's Passage Chapter 4

I decided I was going to have to either quit posting chapters of this or quit apologizing for posting them.  🙂 So here is chapter 4 of the fantasy novel I am writing for personal […]