Category Archives: meme

It’s the xkcd Wikipedia meme!

(via DrugMonkey, who got it from WhizBANG). “Click on the first link not in parentheses  in any Wikipedia entry. Keep doing this and eventually, you end up at Philosophy”. Who would ever have guessed that my favourite team and my … Continue reading

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2010 Travel Meme

As seen at Silver Fox’s excellent blog, here is a summary of all my 2010 trips (loosely defined!) All my travel was local, but wow, what an awesome year… January We spent Christmas and New Year at my sister-in-law’s up … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 Olympics, blog buddies, camping, Canada, cycling, drunkenness, family, kayaking, meme, meta, music, personal, photos, silliness, snow, sport, travel, Vancouver | 8 Comments

Blogging motivation, philosophy and experience meme

Alyssa tagged me for a meme! This is the first one I’ve seen for a while; I thought they were an endangered species! The aim of this one is: 1. Sum up your blogging motivation, philosophy and experience in exactly … Continue reading

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Memes as mental fibre

Right after EcoGeoFemme pointed out that there haven’t been many memes circulating recently, Amanda went and tagged me for one! The assignment is to write about seven things that I’ve never talked about in my blog. This is a tricky … Continue reading

Posted in blog buddies, career, family, freakishness, furry friends, medicine, meme, meta, personal, photos, silliness, the 2009 baby boom, TMI | 30 Comments

Book meme!

Canuck-hater and soon-to-be Invading Yankee Imperialist DuWayne has tagged me with a book meme. The official rules are “list fifteen books that had the most profound impact on you – ones you can think of in fifteen minutes or less.” … Continue reading

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Get Your Cyborg Name I’m yearning for nocturnal sleep, actually. And maybe a cookie. (H/T Biomechanical Operational Being Optimised for Hazardous Assassination and Rational Analysis) ETA: Get Your Monster Name That’s more like it.

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Cover me

As soon as I saw the first cover meme post pop up, I thought of this song… but couldn’t use it. It’s not a good cover, because it’s horribly naff. But it’s not a bad cover, because it’s deliberately naff. … Continue reading

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Cover meme

I was tagged for the cover meme by Mrs Comet Hunter. Naturally I had to give the matter some serious consideration, at the risk of various other bloggers stealing choosing my picks, which they went ahead and did. So no … Continue reading

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Here’s my addition to the baby photos meme that Professor in Training started. The only photo I could get my hands on was the one my oldest cushion* posted on Facebook last year: From left to right: Cushion 1, Sister, … Continue reading

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Return to Wonderland?

ScienceGirl (from Curiosity Killed the Cat) was kind enough to give me an Inspiration Award. Thank you, ScienceGirl! I do have to say though, that I am increasingly unsure of what to do with these things. I hate to sound … Continue reading

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