Monthly Archives: November 2006

The Assumption of Butting Heads

Mostly I am writing this entry down because I don’t want to forget it. Feel free to read along, but don’t feel compelled. Parenting has been a struggle for me, for sure. Sometimes the struggle is to be patient, and … Continue reading

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Nuclear Vernacular

I just noticed that nucular is in the vernacular, since Webster’s accepts now it as a secondary pronunciation. Does that mean that there should be a vernaclear with nuclear in it? vernaclear [v&(r)-‘na-klE-&r]: (adj) the way a word that is … Continue reading

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The Producers

Yesterday I felt moved to lay off of reading news online, which I mainly get from Slashdot, Reddit, Technocrat, and a slew of technical sites, for a month. I’m just spending too much of my time reading, and absorbing, and … Continue reading

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Rustling Leaves

[Originally posted on Bahiyyih’s webble, but later moved here.] Chain of events: Moldy basement Eliminate moisture by grading to make water run away from house Use leftover imported dirt to make flower beds Realize that dirt is very clay-ey Decide … Continue reading

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Little Rabbit Foo Foo

A few years ago, Bahiyyih and I were at Dan and Zivar’s house, and we were taking turns reading the Sunday comics. We laughed in particular about the comics that were impenetrable to us, like Judge Parker, M.D. (or something … Continue reading

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