Category Archives: Fam

Mock playdough recipe

The next time you need to entertain a bunch of kids for an afternoon, make playdough! Here’s a nice mock playdough recipe for you: Requirements 1 mixing bowl 1 measuring cup 1 spoon 1 tablespoon 1 pan Measure into bowl … Continue reading

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A Look At Employment

A Look At Employment: ” . . . consider the following unemployment rates by educational level achieved. The first number is for January 2009 and the second is for January 2010: Less the high school diploma: 12.4%/15.2% High School Graduates, … Continue reading

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A ramble on political fundamentalists

This is a really boring and poorly written rant on fundamentalism, rational argument, and specialization. Feel free to skip it. You can’t win an argument with a fundamentalist, because they don’t argue. They have a fixed position that can’t be … Continue reading

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Playing Opossum

Several days ago, I was in my garage doing laundry early in the morning when Abby shouted to me that Max, our dog, had pooped in the house. Filled with disgust for the human that was too lazy to respond … Continue reading

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A good sneaker is hard to find

I need new sneakers. These bargain bin white Vans are stiff and heavy and are killing my feet and I can’t go on. Can anyone recommend a comfortable, attractive sneaker that will keep my feet and aesthetic sensibilities happy? Here’s … Continue reading

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Shoreline Schools facing budget cuts, wants your input

Shoreline Schools facing budget cuts, wants your input. Fill out this quick online survey. (Via Ronald Bog blog – all about Shoreline Washington.)

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Abby’s new haircut 2009

Abby’s been wearing the same haircut, at various lengths, since she’s been getting her hair cut. At yesterday’s haircut, she said she wanted her a “boy haircut”. I said that I thought it wouldn’t make her happy. We discussed it … Continue reading

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Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee (1/22 10:00 AM)

Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee (1/22 10:00 AM): “Work Session: The recommendations of the Basic Education Finance Task Force, Response to the recommendations: League of Education Voters, The Full Funding Coalition, Minority Reports.” (Via TVW, Legislative Podcasts.)

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Superintendent of Public Schools Randy Dorn’s press conference on scrapping/changing/renaming the WASL

Superintendent of Public Schools Randy Dorn’s press conference on scrapping/changing/renaming the WASL: (Via The Capitol Record.)

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Abby and the Grinch

Abby’s newly-scarlet hair meets the long-green Grinch.

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