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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-08-31

#insidious # Krysta being freaked out by that weird movie – chitty chitty bang bang. # @regvulture that us a ridiculously large amount of money compared to what other fines are out there. in reply to regvulture # The weirdness of space or air space? # 68 months ago. # Krysta is making teresa . . . → Read More: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-08-31

Teresa the fairy

Teresa is standing next to a cartoonish train track on a plain white background in her pink fairy dress.

A dark green 0-6-0 tank engine steam train arrives silently. It has one carriage. There are other fairies on board.

A voice says, fairies catch the train. She climbs . . . → Read More: Teresa the fairy

Observations tuesday – learning characters

I was teaching Krysta her first Chinese characters and came to a realization. The old style characters are sometimes much easier to teach than the new. Take 馬 (mǎ, or horse).

The old version (馬) looks much more like a horse with 4 legs and a rider than the new, stylized . . . → Read More: Observations tuesday – learning characters

Observations tuesday – learning characters

I was teaching Krysta her first Chinese characters and came to a realization. The old style characters are sometimes much easier to teach than the new. Take 馬 (mǎ, or horse).

The old version (馬) looks much more like a horse with 4 legs and a rider than the new, stylized . . . → Read More: Observations tuesday – learning characters

Exceptional Logic

Both the girls came up with beautiful, but annoying, logic statements on the weekend to justify their actions.

Teresa did not want to eat lasagne because lasagne is not real. It goes like this. Garfield likes lasagne. Garfield is a cartoon. Garfield is therefore not real. Therefore lasagne is not real. . . . → Read More: Exceptional Logic

Video Sunday – Obama, Romney and Ryan trade barbs over Medicare

The best one of these animated new stories for a while. I mean, the USA spend more per person per year on medical care, but are against providing care for everyone. Better to spend the money on the military, I guess.

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-08-24

And thus, the rain continues. # #zucchini # #complexity # Much grief at the demise of sandy the hermit crab. # @克里木 buttercups, buttercups, NO! NO! NO! # @stilgherrian I guess it is the Center of NSW then. in reply to stilgherrian # A patch of turbulence. # @asphotos I think we can safely . . . → Read More: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-08-24

Toe Nail

A small toe. The left foot. The toe nail is longer than the toe. It tears off easily back at the toe.

Observation Tuesdays – Academic Achievement

This school is a place of learning academic achievement. Students who are good at that are looked after, supported. The ones who ate not are lionised and rejected. Thus the goals of the school are achieved.

The rental house.

This was quite a long and complex dream. It faded quite quickly so this is more of a summary.

I am in a place in a hilly forest. I am talking to a real estate agent. I am looking at getting a new house for rent. I rent a house, based only on the information . . . → Read More: The rental house.