Strange Week

In the last week I found out that Halley is dying (bone cancer) and I was on the winning team for a game design contest and met Will Wright (he designed SimCity and Spore, in case you’re out of the geek loop). So, sadness on Monday and elation on Thursday.

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All for a piece of chicken

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10-minute Breaks

For the majority of the time I’ve been working on my dissertation, I’ve had my computer set to lock me out every 50 minutes so that I have to take a break.

I noticed that Halley had some good break strategies, so I decided to try hers on sunny days.

My 10-minutes as a dog:

Sometimes it backfires.

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Halley loves Christine

Christine, my assistant (shown below), brings the “empties” to the house with her. With three young children at home, that happens pretty often.

Christine is now Halley’s favorite human. Note how Halley’s toes are all spread out. That is a sign of intense concentration.

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Sleep in and celebrate the Holiday!

Believe it or not, I did not pose them. I found them like this. This is probably what they do all day while we are at work.

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