Author Archives: Kat Nagel

About Kat Nagel

Cat lover, singer, early music addict, reads a lot. Former R&D chemist with an obsessive need for variety. Now active as a freelance technical writer and editor, web designer, photographer, computer coach, and trainer. Owner, MasterWork Consulting (

Old Reads: Swarmatron

On my way to reading an article by Atul Gawande in the January 24, 2011 issue of the New Yorker, I stumbled on a Talk of the Town piece about an odd electronic instrument called the Swarmatron. Hadn’t paid attention … Continue reading

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Old Reads

One of my de-cluttering goals for this year is to work my way through the boxes of professional journals and magazines I’ve saved because “there’s an article I want to read.” … So far, most of the articles are still interesting, so it’s taking longer than I expected. Continue reading

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Well, that was a bust

So much for the January blog challenges. I think I got one post each done for NaBloPoMo and Small Stones. Definitely not a stellar moment in my blogging career. Continue reading

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All it needs is a cat or three

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Third Sentence Thursday 2014-01-02: Washington Square

In a country in which, to play a social part, you must either earn your income or make believe that you earn it, the healing art has appeared in a high degree to combine two recognised sources of credit. Washington … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: 2014-01-01

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New Year’s Resolution #1 for 2014

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