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Obstructed View

I had this perfect shot of the only two clouds in the sky, and my only vantage point was obstructed by a TV antenna and a captive Martian.   7 more words

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Lines Part 1

I never realized that Leonardo DaVinci (L) and Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (aka Michelangelo (M)) knew each other. They didn’t get along too well, apparently. 129 more words

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Welp, that was a first, or a Visit to the Med Tent

No worries, I’m fine. After I stopped moving — and got my medal — I couldn’t inhale deeply without my “emphysemic seal” cough. The medical volunteers were awesome. 1,067 more words

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Blue Edgelessness

Yesterday’s post, Edgeless, was inspired by my reading of Leonardo DaVinci’s notes about using shadows instead of lines to separate insides and outsides of shapes. 64 more words

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They said it would be partly cloudy today.

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Rona (50s)

Renal cancer is terminal.  

Rona and her husband were wrapping up their 13 year old excavation business when she first got sick.  In 2014 doctors found a tumor in her kidney.   700 more words


3 Lessons I've Learned from Working with Children

It has been one of those whirlwind weeks in terms of my work (I work as a nanny and at a child-minding setting). I’ve done the normal school runs and pre-school gymnastics but have also had the extra parent meetings, the paperwork, and I even emplaced participatory activities in my setting which still need to evaluated and adapted this weekend. 474 more words

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