My Noodle

Status Update – Life of Karin

It’s been over 6 months since I walked out of my office and went home to stay. It seems like it’s been years. At first, I was posting blog posts by the week talking about what was going on with me during this time. That, of course, dropped off as staying home became the new normal. I thought that, since…

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My Noodle

Irrational Choice?

I had a bit of a scare on Tuesday. I’d already been really stressed out, thinking about the election and the vandals/rioters and being generally in a state of panic, when my work decided we needed to fill out an online questionnaire about our medical history. The Medical History Questionnaire I don’t do well with medical history questions. For one,…

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Adulting, Ideas and Musings

The Measure of Equality

Sometime back in 1997, I did a bit at the Comedy Underground in Seattle that involved me ending up lying on the floor with both of my legs thrust up to the ceiling. There I am, talking to the audience in that undignified position, and there was silence. Everyone just stared at me. I did a lot of things on…

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I Remember....

Karin and the Bees

A quick story about something that happened to me in Israel in 1991. Once upon a time, I was a student in the Philosophy and Religion department at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. So, not a Cornhusker, we were Mavericks. Back then, costs were not as high as they were today, and I got by on the GI Bill,…

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Ideas and Musings

Why Trump Will Win

It was November 2016 and Seattle was gearing up for the election. Parties were being planned and people were already celebrating because it seems to be the general consensus that Hilary Clinton is going to win. The first woman President of the United States is a huge deal, especially in a liberal city like Seattle. I managed to annoy a…

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I Remember....

The Car Hijack – 1987

It was back in 1987, or so, I don’t remember, when I got my car hijacked from under me. This is the story. I mentioned this before in my Questioning Good & Evil post. But this is the full story. Once upon a time a woman named Karin was in the Navy. Now, she was like a lot of Navy…

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I Remember...., My Noodle

Death of a Friendship

I find myself remembering the past, old friends, and things that happened, never happened, and maybe should have happened. I miss an old friend. When I was younger, I was extremely shy. I still am shy, but I have such developed extroverted skills, no one believes me anymore when I tell them I’m shy. But, when I was younger, I…

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