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1. Brought a sleep debt by being anxious about my poster presentation.
2. Trebled it in the week away.
3. Threw a pillow over a wardrobe (the old wardrobe stood in a niche in the wall, the new one is wider than the niche. Trying to put a spare pillow on top of it did not go well).
4. Broke a water carafe (and learned where the nurse can be found. But it was nothing but a small scratch).
5. Watched 3 new-ish Russian movies: liked one of them and tolerated two of the others.
6. Bought 4 new items of clothing.
7. Wore a skirt for the second time in 10 years, and for the second time in a year at the same time.
8. Observed people.
9. Observed myself.
10. Did not listen to many of the speeches/did not ask participants to talk about many of the posters.
11. Sold books of abstracts.
12. Did not have time for LJ.
13. Learned a dozen more names of regular conference guests.
14. Decided to finally extend effort to become real friends with one of them.


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  1. Привезла с собой нервный недосып при подготовке постера.
  2. Утроила его за неделю.
  3. Закинула подушку за шкаф (старый шкаф стоял в нише в стене, новый шкаф шире ниши. Попытка положить запасную подушку на шкаф окончилась неудачей).
  4. Разбила графин с водой (и узнала где сидит медсестра. Но всего лишь ради небольшой царапины).
  5. Посмотрела три новых российских фильма; один понравился ("Звезда"), два - нет, но не настолько, чтобы уйти с середины ("Уикенд" и "Бабло").
  6. Купила четыре новых предмета одежды.
  7. Носила юбку во второй раз за десять лет и одновременно второй раз за год.
  8. Наблюдала за людьми.
  9. Наблюдала за собой.
  10. Не послушала много докладов и не попросила, чтобы мне рассказали работы, представленные на многих постерах.
  11. Торговала сборниками тезисов.
  12. Не успевала читать ЖЖ.
  13. Выучила дюжину новых имён постоянных участников конференции.
  14. Решила приложить усилия, чтобы по-настоящему дружить с одним из них.

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dmousey
Feb. 15th, 2016 08:33 pm (UTC)
Making friends is a good thing. I've come to shamelessly beeg for your vote Elena if you haven't already! And to just say hi! The books of Abstracts you were selling - are they your own? Hug, hello, and peace! ~~~D
kehlen_crow
Feb. 15th, 2016 09:33 pm (UTC)
No, those were abstracts for the papers presented at the conference: the author who presented the paper gets one as part of the participation fee, and the other have to buy it if they so wish.

Yes, sure. I have already voted for you this week :). Saw that ellakite got voted out last time, it was a bummer :/
twissie
Feb. 15th, 2016 09:13 pm (UTC)
It's good to hear from you again! I hope you'll be able to catch up on your sleep :)
kehlen_crow
Feb. 15th, 2016 10:36 pm (UTC)
I already have, mostly: slept for 14 hours on Saturday, haha.

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kehlen_crow
Feb. 17th, 2016 04:00 pm (UTC)
The Star. It is tragic, but uplifting at the same time.
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kehlen_crow
Feb. 17th, 2016 07:15 pm (UTC)
There is a lot of modern slang there :-) . I am not sure if it's available online though: a colleague brought several DVDs, that was how we watched movies.
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kehlen_crow
Feb. 17th, 2016 09:20 pm (UTC)
It is important to me that the movie is that way, otherwise I don't like it.

One of the other two, called Weekend, was a remake of your film 'L'asenseur pour l'échafaud'. I haven't seen the original, but the new one has interesting unexpected filming angles, and quite good acting, but the ending is afwul, with the main character confessing both to a murder hhe did not commit and the one he did, and the other baddie escaping scot free. That is life, but I don't care for such a depiction of life.
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