Some Favorite Quotes

Once we recognize that we do not err out of laziness, stupidity, or evil intent, we can liberate ourselves from the impossible burden of trying to be permanently right. We can take seriously the proposition that we could be in error, without deeming ourselves idiotic or unworthy. --Karen Schulz, Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error

There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics


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  • Two of Mary's short stories: Seated Reflections, Order Up
  • El Jardin Mexican Restaurant Menu (1/8/2013): ElJardinMenu-20120108-6159529090-small.png
  • Recipe for muesli: 3/2 cups rolled oats; 1/2 cup raisins; 1/2 cup dried chopped dates; 1/4 cup sunflower seeds (raw or roasted)
  • colors: #9E0621 #997F3D #000 #555 #666 #888 #CCC #F0F0F0
  • shirt size c. Jan. 2011: 16 1/2 neck, 34-35 sleeve