Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

Apartment Life

21 May 2011, 9:29 a.m.

Transactions of the House

I saw a five on the bureau in the bedroom. "Leonard, you literally left a crumpled bill on the bureau... I'm trying to figure out what I'm being paid for." "You're not! It's my money! …

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18 Oct 2010, 11:41 a.m.

Cooking: Succotash

On Saturday, I made a succotash inspired by the succotash I liked at Whitmans. People liked it. Also, this is the first time in years that I've cooked a savory dish from scratch. It's been …

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12 Oct 2010, 8:06 a.m.

Draw A Tasteful Curtain

The other day my mother got on a plane to go to India. Last night, in my apartment with my husband and no one else, I fulfilled part of my dream by drinking wine while …

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13 Jul 2010, 10:38 a.m.

The Dangers of Metadata

When I'm in a bad mood, sometimes I forget to do the things that will help me feel better. (A short list: Tea, a funny podcast or short story or TV show or blog, sunshine, …

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26 May 2010, 9:44 a.m.


Astoria, NY current conditions for 8:23 am, May 26 2010: Temperature: 72.3°F | Humidity: 72% | Pressure: 30.32in ( Falling) | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: West | Wind Speed: 0.0mph Leonard and I are …

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23 May 2010, 18:56 p.m.

*clap clap*

Leonard was pretending to be angry beyond reason. I said, "Wow, looks like you're a savage beast!" and hummed. "What are you singing?" "The 90210 theme song." "Why?" "Because 'music hath charms to soothe the …

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10 May 2010, 10:29 a.m.

GNOME & Conference Planning & Writing

I'm back in New York City. Big priorities this week include: Preparing to move to a bigger apartment here in Astoria Getting the GNOME 3.0 launch marketing machine up and running Organizing the late May …

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21 Mar 2010, 3:11 a.m.

Less-Beaten-Path New York City Tourist Suggestions, With A Side of Whoo

Saturday: Got an Archive of Our Own account for encouragement in writing fanfic (today's awe-inspiring AO3 discovery: Oregon Trail fanfic!), got lovely orange roses from my husband, ate baked beans on toast, discovered that a …

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21 Feb 2010, 22:50 p.m.

Life Update That Might Very Well Do Better As A Bulleted List

Sorry, I haven't blogged in the past week (except microblogging & linking). Since last Sunday, I: visited the Merchant's House Museum with Beth, went to a fun storyreading and met new Dan, had a lovely …

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25 Jan 2010, 14:17 p.m.

Turn Style

"Is that your MetroCard?" "Yeah, it has 50 cents on it." [examining magstripe] "Oh, I didn't know you could put music on these now."

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