Weeknotes 12 – 2019-10-14

Weeknotes 12 – 2019-10-14

  [words] Reading/Watching/Listening Not so much reading this week, but I finally finished listening to Rachel Maddow's podcast about Spiro Agnew, Bagman, and listened to a few episode of Debbie Millman's Design Matters. Making And the reason I spent so much time listening to media instead of reading or watching is--I've started painting again! Like...

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Weeknotes 12 – 2019-10-14

Weeknotes 11 – 2019-10-07

  Today's our wedding anniversary! 13 years, I think. We usually celebrate the anniversary of our first date, which was just over 21 years ago. We've spent almost half our lives together and I'd totally do it again. Reading/Watching/Listening I started and finished Vivian Shaw's Grave Importance, the third and final volume in her Dr. Greta Helsing...

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Weeknotes 12 – 2019-10-14

Weeknotes 10 – 2019-09-30

The RSS feed for the site is broken and I don't know why; it was working find right up until last week. It is a mystery to me and not one I'm going to spend a lot of time digging into. I managed to go into the office every day last week--for the first time since mid-August, at least. It was good to be able to manage to do that, even if it did mean that I...

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Weeknotes 12 – 2019-10-14

Weeknotes 9 – 2019-09-23

  There's a lot going on with me from a medical perspective this week (month). It's a long read. Reading/Watching/Listening I have discovered the novels of Betty Neels. Bring on the Rich Dutch Doctors and the Plain-Faced Women with Lovely Eyes who love them! They're definitely old-fashioned and parts of them haven't aged well, but they're also quite...

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Weeknotes 12 – 2019-10-14

Weeknotes 8 – 2019-08-20

  Ahhhh the Hugos! So many awesome winners! So many categories that were completely stacked with great nominees! And so many great speeches--let us make the Hugo ceremony this political every year. And have Afua Richardson host, is there anything she can't do? Seriously, I was expecting to see her come in on a trapeze at any moment. Apropos of nothing...

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Hello! I'm Natalie Luhrs.

I write about books, culture, disability, and whatever else strikes my fancy. I have many opinions.

I am a two-time Hugo Award finalist, in 2017 for Best Fan Writer and in 2021 for my essay “George R.R. Martin Can Fuck Off Into the Sun, Or: The 2020 Hugo Awards Ceremony (Rageblog Edition)” in the Best Related Work category.

Please do not offer me medical advice. I have something like 10 doctors and it’s already pretty challenging to keep up with what they want me to do. I do not have the bandwidth to process any advice that doesn’t come from one of my doctors, no matter how well meant the advice may be. Thank you!

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