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  1. Blog Day Twenty-One

    by , 06-12-2009 at 12:01 PM
    Haircut day.

    I wonder if anyone else hates that day as much as I do. I don't mind the cutting but I just hate having one more thing to do. Going to The Man Shop.



    Then to CostCo (across the street from them) for charcoal and home to work on the Summer Class. I want to have the first two weeks of lectures completely ready to go by the end of today. Monday it starts up - 5PM! I also have a Thesis ...
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  2. Blog Day Twenty

    by , 06-11-2009 at 05:50 PM
    My oh my.

    Those who complain about baseball announcers have no right to make such a decision until they regularly listen to Dave Niehaus. He jumped the Shark about 12 years ago. Has been the Mariners main guy since their inception so he is quite beloved but wow. A couple of years ago he started (on radio) broadcasting stuff that wasn't really happening. Called a guy coming up to bat, taking pitches, and making an out. Then his partner interrupted and they revealed that it wasn't ...
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  3. Blog Day Nineteen

    by , 06-10-2009 at 01:29 PM
    Looks to be a bit warmer today. Maybe upper 70s for a high. A touch of breeze so it should be comfy. The ribs won't go on until about 2 PM so a bit later dinner tonight.

    Just got the placement info for my little student (1st grader) who is a super genius. The Stanford program wants to put him at the 7th grade level to start. Seems about right. It will be a blast working with him! I may be doing calculus by the end of next year. Been a while since I did that stuff.
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  4. Blog Day Eighteen

    by , 06-09-2009 at 05:51 PM
    And so it goes . . .

    One of my goals for this Summer is to reread some Vonnegut. Breakfast of Champions andCat's Cradle are on my list.

    Got the oil in the car changed this AM. 12,000 miles. The Caliber seems to be a very nice car. Was incredible in the snow this year. Since the Dodge dealer is near Costco jumped in there and picked up some Ribeyes for dinner. Will have one of those with a baked Larry for dinner while watching the game.

    Got the BlackBoard ...
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  5. Blog Day Seventeen

    by , 06-08-2009 at 07:21 PM
    Ahhh. First official day of vacation. Had ot get up at 4 to take Lisa to the airport, then wait around for the furnace guy to check the system for Summer. He decided we need a new thermostat. Went down to the BORG and got one and replaced it. Cleaned my office. Took a nap. Saw much of the game but fell asleep for the last 3 innings.

    Nice day. I have a few paper drafts to go over but those are being held until this evening. Doing a steak stir-fry for dinner wiht rice.
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