Monthly Archives: December 2012

Resolutions for 2013

During the New Year, I resolve to do the following: I will obtain my Master’s Degree in Theoretical Physics. Write at four hundred words a day beyond those written in an official capacity, and not including blog entries. I will … Continue reading

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Predictions for 2013!

I cannot see the future; neither can you; don’t bet the farm on these. The Higgs Boson will turn out to be the simplest possible Higgs, leaving researchers frustrated by the lack of suggested new physics beyond the standard model. … Continue reading

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Predictions for 2012: How Did They Pan Out?

At the end of last year, I made a series of predictions for world events that would take place in 2012. Being an honest sort of lady, it seems appropriate that I should go back and see how well I … Continue reading

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How Not To Approach a Tutor

For the first time ever, I have turned-down a paying tutoring request. Why have I done so, you ask? Because of the student’s mother. You see, yesterday I received an e-mail from the mother in question, asking to engage my … Continue reading

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It’s That Time of Year Again!

Time, that is, to fill out my annual End-of-Year Meme! 1. What did you do in 2012 that you’d never done before? Came-out as transgender and started living as a woman! Also, broke-up with my girlfriend, got into a legal … Continue reading

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The Effects of Prolonged Exposure

It’s occurred to me that I have now been taking female hormones and androgen blockers for approximately six months (when one factors-in the hiatuses imposed by lack of funds in July and lack of scrip in September); for the past … Continue reading

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The Gift of the Magi, Redux

Last night as I was wrapping my gifts, I came upon one of those annoying transgender quandaries. Namely, I was left wondering how I should sign the tags on the gifts to my parents. I do, of course, go by … Continue reading

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