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livredor
Weekend report
Sunday, 24 February 2008 at 08:58 pm
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Got invited to a Friday night meal, by someone who is, guess what, not originally Swedish. Had a very convivial evening and got on particularly well with another of her guests, arguing about Jewish history and Jewish-Christian relations.

Helped out with a Progressive service, though I was mostly hovering in the wings in case I was needed, rather than doing anything active.

Ran a successful discussion about this week's Torah portion, which has so much to talk about I was spoiled for choice.

Spent about five solid hours chatting to rysmiel, yay for geography-slaying telecommunications! Also had some good though slightly more sane conversations with other friends.

Observed the first snowdrops of this year's premature spring.

Finally submitted my colleague's paper that we've been working on since before Christmas.


Whereaboooots: Stockholm, Sweden
Moooood: refreshedrefreshed
Tuuuuune: Steeleye Span: All things are quite silent
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From:lethargic_man
Date:February 24th, 2008 09:09 pm (UTC)
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Observed the first snowdrops of this year's premature spring.

I was sitting in the park last weekend, and there was this squirrel stuffing itself silly on crocus flowers. Evidently they tasted nice, though I can't help wondering if it later croaked it (pun intended) from colchicine poisoning...
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livredor: p53
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Date:February 26th, 2008 08:20 am (UTC)
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I don't know how much poison you can get by simply eating crocuses, especially the flowers. After all, we happily flavour food with saffron, and I don't think it poisons people! But it's cool that you look at a squirrel eating spring flowers and worry about its little chromosomes.
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Date:February 26th, 2008 05:49 pm (UTC)
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I hadn't actually known where saffron comes from.
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Date:February 25th, 2008 03:38 pm (UTC)
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Spent about five solid hours chatting to rysmiel, yay for geography-slaying telecommunications!

*smile* I think that's probably the best possible outcome I could have had from the general space-disruption and focus issues to do with zorinth's girlfriend being in the house all weekend; absent her being around I'm sure something more organised would have been happening and I would not have got to do that, so. *hug* thank you.

Also had some good though slightly more sane conversations with other friends.

I suppose it was not the sanest thing to do, but I have difficulty thinking of any other conversdation I've had that stayed relatively close to a set of topics and felt like it covered them properly with time enough for following enough of the offshoots, so. Go communication.

Observed the first snowdrops of this year's premature spring.

I could like spring any day now. Really.

Finally submitted my colleague's paper that we've been working on since before Christmas.

Oh, most excellent well done. *hug*
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From:livredor
Date:February 26th, 2008 08:24 am (UTC)
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I'm sorry your weekend was disrupted, but pleased that the conversation mitigated that a bit. It was very lovely to talk to you, though it is a little odd to actually come to the end of a conversation! It seems inevitable that you should always run out of time with lots of loose ends left. (But I think this was only possible because we've been poking at the issue for weeks, and having meta-conversations about what conversation we were going to have, and so on.) *hug*

I'm sorry you lack spring; I blame geography.
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