Protected: Good news / bad news

Good news: I heard back from the doctor about the stabbing pains in my left side. Bad news (kinda): There was nothing on the X-ray. Good news: The doctor prescribed Amrix, a powerful muscle relaxant. Bad news: The pharmacy is out. I have to wait until they get more in. Good news: Maybe, just maybe, the pain…

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Protected: Pain in the… side

This past Tuesday, while walking down a corridor where I work, I suddenly felt a stabbing pain in my side. In a few seconds it went away. I didn't think much of it at the time; we all have our little aches and pains. Then it happened again, a few minutes later. And again. And again. I…

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Two addenda

Two additional items about my previous post: - It looks like power will probably not be restored at work until Tuesday afternoon at the earliest. Keep those cards and letters going to my g-mail address. - It was not a woodchuck that got into the transformer. It was a raccoon. Mrs. Bucktooth is relieved and overjoyed, but…

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For anyone trying to reach me by e-mail

My work e-mail address isn't working. Please use one of my g-mail addresses (William, then a dot, then Seligman) or the Acorn Garden one (again, with a dot). The reason why the work e-mail address is down is that power is out at the lab. There was a serious transformer breakdown because a woodchuck crawled inside. Funeral…

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Star Trek Into Darkness

Quick review: I just came back from seeing STID. Without spoiling: Benedict Cumberbatch is a great actor. He has the range to portray villains: nasty villains, noble villains, tragic villains. He could be Sherlock Holmes, the Doctor, Moriarity, the Master, or Richard III. But he's not the villain for this film. That, plus plot holes you could…

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