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The Matrix Trilogy: a review

May 11, 2013

The first one was interesting enough to justify renting the second one. The second was so bad, we don’t have any interest in the third.

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confidence and competence

October 5, 2010

First day working with a class of kindergarteners and 1st graders and I am doing one-on-one assessments of reading sight words, knowledge of numerals, shapes, colors. I am struck by the poise and confidence of some of the students who can write their answers without hesitation, by the ones who misspell a word and catch […]

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The annotated original

July 1, 2009

The annotated original Originally uploaded by Eira M.. I have a few more functions like this I could come up with. if laundry_is_overflowing { empty_it_into_basket(); take_clothes_to_washing_machine(); run_washing_machine(clothes); } if finished_with_book { shelve(book); } if only the processing units involved were as easily directed . . .

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the big blue hole

June 4, 2009

Pilots often refer to the rain shadow that we see over the Olympic Peninsula as “the big blue hole. But I had no idea it got that big. No wonder it’s #%%^^&*& hot.

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