Saturday, May 2nd, 2009
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I don’t really knit socks but I want to buy this sock yarn! It’s called Zauberball. As a German speaker who grew up in Canada, I find this hilarious, because it translates to Magic Balls. Because I am 12.

I’ve sort of disappeared lately, and I apologize! I think this is the longest time I’ve gone without blogging, and I should at least have warned you guys in case some of you folks suspected I was dead. Well, I’m not dead! Only my social life is.

The past four days were, I think, the most stressful of my entire life. I had about 3 days to design a neuroimaging experiment, pilot it with 4 participants so I would know which set-up and stimuli would be most effective, recruit participants and make sure everything was tested so nothing would go horribly wrong. My first participant in the machine came in yesterday, and when that person was finished, I’d gone for four days on 13 hours of sleep. Oh yeah, and in that same time I also had to rewrite a 15-page paper twice. Twice!

But now it’s over and I told everyone that I don’t care what my other responsibilities are, I am taking a whole day where I don’t have to do anything. Here is what I have done today: sleep until 5pm, watch Reno 911, and pet my cat. Now I am going to finish the ribbing on my Bubble sweater, and all will be right with the world.

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4 Comments to “Zauberball”

  1. Enjoy your day off, you have certainly earned it!

    Comment by
    May 3, 2009 @ 1:37 am
  2. Yes, days off are good. Now go pet your cat some more and giggle about the Zauberballs. ;-)

    Comment by CTJen
    May 3, 2009 @ 10:08 am
  3. That is some awesome yarn, I can see why you want it, even if they weren’t magic balls – lol
    Have fun on you day off – or rather – do nothing =) I plan to have a few nothing days since today was my last day of school! yaay

    Comment by April
    May 4, 2009 @ 6:06 pm
  4. Yay indeed!

    Comment by Eve
    May 4, 2009 @ 7:02 pm

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