Author Archives: Erin

Done Leaning In

I Got Told What To Call This Poem By My Male Colleague This poem is for all the menWho have sacrificed their timeTo explain my research to me.In train stations and hallwaysAt 1am drunk at a partyAnd over bad coffee … Continue reading

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Normalization of Deviance

That’s an element everyone building anything should consider: Your system not breaking doesn’t mean it works and is a solid design. It might just mean you’ve gotten lucky, a lot, in a row.

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The Day I Almost Lost Bosco

Bosco had an upset tummy over the weekend – he wasn’t eating a lot and he’d had a touch of diarrhea. Monday night he got me up six times needing to go out, and each time necessitated putting him in … Continue reading

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Actually lolled

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Introducing Moses

Moses in a Cane Corso Mastiff (I think!) who is 9 months old and a big smooshy baby. He came to stay for 6 nights. Maia was not enamoured – she showed him her teeth multiple times and would put … Continue reading

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Picture Post!

Jen took this photo of me 5 years ago, but I discovered it when I went trawling through tagged photos of myself on Facebook. My parents want a picture for their living room and while this one doesn't have Bosco … Continue reading

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I went by the call centre today (my work place before I got this one year temp position) and everyone was so happy to see me. I got 4 hugs! And people told me I looked really happy, that I … Continue reading

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On Sunday I spent 7 hours on my feet, wrangling dogs for Santa photos. My friend Jen does two photo shoots by donation at a local pet supply store and 100% of the proceeds go to a local cat rescue. … Continue reading

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