semester’s over now

Saturday, 10 May 2008
  1. Northern Water Snakes
  2. Enemy at the Gates
  3. Robert Downey, Jr.
  4. Book sale
  5. Modeling clay
  6. Window envelopes
  7. Scrambled eggs
  8. Nimbus clouds
  9. Callithump
  10. Twelve-hour airplane flights
  11. Five hundred dollars
  12. Science fiction
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seasons and characterizing factors

Saturday, 1 March 2008
  1. Winter (December, January, February):  At least 6″ of snow.
  2. Spring (March, April, May):  Melting, rain, and sprouting.
  3. Summer (June, July, August):  Sun.
  4. Fall (September, October, November):  Wind and leaves.

trouble

Friday, 15 February 2008
  1. Dell
  2. American health care
  3. Valentine’s Day
  4. Dell Customer Care
  5. Dentists
  6. Money
  7. Dell
  8. Social conservatives
  9. Ice
  10. Dell Customer Care

winter means…

Tuesday, 1 January 2008
  • Thick, quiet blankets of pure white on pine trees
  • Cross-country skiing on forest paths
  • Sledding down the orchard hill
  • Hot chocolate and soup
  • Crackling fires with board games and books
  • Snow forts
  • Bundling up (and then unbundling again)
  • Snow days!

the way things used to be

Monday, 14 May 2007
  1. Rock
  2. Jetpack
  3. Swiss Army Knife
  4. Garthim
  5. Sun
  6. Swadesh list
  7. Q

where did they go

Monday, 12 March 2007
  1. Summer
  2. Frisbees
  3. Cinnamon buns
  4. Woodsom
  5. Cribbage
  6. Walden
  7. Bocce balls
  8. Boggle
  9. Driscoll
  10. Snack bar smoothies

pesto!

Friday, 26 January 2007
  • “I’m a Believer,” covered by Smash Mouth
  • The number 36
  • Ten thousand ping-pong balls (and one bowling ball)
  • Ebonics as its own langauge
  • Fountains of Wayne
  • Powdery snow
  • Spot the grammatical error: “I’m going to go lay down.”
  • Gen. Wesley Clark (ret.)