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Re: CHAT: Motherhood and conlanging, WAS: Re: isolating conlangs

From:Amanda Babcock Furrow <langs@...>
Date:Monday, February 26, 2007, 2:05
On Sun, Feb 25, 2007 at 10:00:33AM -0500, Mia Soderquist wrote:

> Congratulations on your bubbit! (We've taken to calling babies 'bubbits'
Cute :)
> I find it helps to carry a notebook and take advantage of the natural > downtime associated with motherhood, e.g. sitting in the pediatrician's > waiting room.
I'll remember that this will be a source of downtime down the line when he's less hands-on :) (Currently a 9-month-old, and no strategy for using downtime seems to suffice for more than a month before it is out of date.) Though for me, I think saving up for the sort of PDA one can run Linux on sounds more to the point. All my stuff is online; anything jotted down on paper is non-canonical by default...
> The time issue and the issue of getting to the end of a > particularly hard day and feeling like you've got a head full of pudding > where your brain used to be certainly do put a dent in the ol' conlanging,
Particularly the latter!
> It's nice to be remembered, especially when I've only been lurking around > for quite a while.
I've been here since 1990, or early 1991. It's been many different lists in that time. Amanda