Archive | March, 2008

The Monster Child

30 March 2008

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Josh, in discovering his vocal cords (despite still not saying “Dada”), has added something entirely new to his repertoire: it sounds something like a growl of a possessed rabid monster dog. Roughly. It’s odd, but he seems to enjoy it, and as bad as it may be, it’s easier on the ears than the shrieking. […]

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Thank You Mr. Gore

27 March 2008

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Thank you Mr. Gore for alerting us–nay, risking your political life and limb–to warn us of the ever-present issue of global warming. (We will consider the issues of the outrageous gobs of cash you are making and the huge “carbon footprint” of your globe-trotting ways at another time). You see, here it is at the […]

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Add to the List of Reasons to Homeschool

25 March 2008

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Ok, so this is in England…but not so far off for reality here, beginning in say, California or New York. Full story here. Excerpt: Schools are dropping the Holocaust from history lessons to avoid offending Muslim pupils, a Government backed study has revealed. It found some teachers are reluctant to cover the atrocity for fear […]

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The FBI File…

23 March 2008

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In the past few months, I’ve semi-joked about obtaining a copy of my FBI file. Because of my previous work in the Navy (if not for other possible reasons), I know that I have one, but have been curious about the contents of it and possible errors in it. Thanks to the Freedom of Information/Privacy […]

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He is Risen Indeed!

23 March 2008

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Review: Peanut Sauce Thai Cuisine

23 March 2008

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Mika and Sam were at a kid’s event at Sammy’s Taekwondo dojang, so Joann, Josh and went ran errands to finish getting things for the kids’ Easter baskets. And had dinner. We ate, as you can assume from the title and picture, at Peanut Sauce Thai Cuisine, a small Thai restaurant off Tacoma Mall Blvd […]

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Reminder on this Easter Weekend

22 March 2008

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God promises a safe landing, not a calm passage.

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Homeschooling: Not What You Think

21 March 2008

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Facts, reposted from National Home Education Research Institute: Homeschooling may be the fastest-growing form of education in the United States (at 7% to 12% per year). Home-based education is also growing around the world in many nations.There are about 2 million homeschool students in the United States. There were an estimated 1.9 to 2.4 million […]

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Distinguish [your] personal, subjective experience from the reality of the external world

20 March 2008

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That, my friends, is the defining, proverbial line in the sand between normalcy and psychosis. It is also, rather unfortunately but certainly telling, one of the issues brought forth in the renewed home-schooling vs public schooling debate. BTW, thanks a ton California…now, can we allow them to secede yet? Anyway, back to the story. On […]

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Is Office Depot: Now That’s Odd…

19 March 2008

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This morning I got a visit on the blog from someone on the officedepot.com network. Not like the other day where they came directly, but this time from a google search. Here’s the thing…the search was–get this–“why is office depot failing”. I kid you not. Perhaps someone at Corporate really is trying. But hopefully they […]

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