Practice

One practice I have achieved over the past, … year or so…. is often on a Wednesday. And I’m sorry to be oblique, or cryptojonicon as L puts it, but there’s an issue that forces me to be. About once a week, and we’re not perfect, I meet a stranger at Peet’s coffee. We work

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Narrow miss

I almost forgot! But the first step in a practice is remembering your practice, right? Sunday we made our 5th trip to the LA Zine Fest. We have made it to 5 out of 6, and I don’t think we knew it existed my first year in California (and that would have been a solo

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Things I learned this week.

Futsol is 5 on 5 mini soccer, often played indoors, popular amongst the youth of Portland.  It’s not indoor soccer. Counties with the highest percentage of firearms in the house top out at 59% (single counties Alaska, Utah, and Idaho).  Those ranking around 101 are in the 25%.  There are about 3,000 counties in the

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Thank the gods

We will be graced with a long weekend and a houseguest/guest lecturer–which means I don’t have to prepare two classes next week.  Hopefully I can seize the opportunity to step forward with lesson plans little-by-little until the regular grind starts back up. Had a productive office hour today as a number of students came by

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TGIF

(yesterday it was anyway)  Somehow I raced through my lecture material today and ended 20 minutes early.  This is particularly frustrating because I thought I was going to have far too much material.  Once again:  if I was a full-time professor who has taught this class 20 times, this wouldn’t have happened.  Still–I think the

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