Archive for January, 2006

Messing Around

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

I’m tweaking my colors. I noticed on the CRT at work the former green I used looked like shocking lime. That isn’t how it appeared on my laptop screen. I played around and found a slightly green off-white shade that looked fine on the CRT but was invisible on my laptop. So I’m still playing. […]

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Self-Portrait Tuesday: Amorphous Adulthood

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

Me and Kiki, the family cat, just after Christmas 1982. The state of my life: I was 19, working as a dental assistant, earning $2.30 per hour, living with my parents, paying my room and board, feeling alienated from my religion, and grappling with my identity. I did not have a driver’s license or a […]

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Makes Me Wish I Were a Kid or a Teacher

Monday, January 23rd, 2006

If you have a child in school or know of one, you will appreciate the fun of The Flat Stanley Project. It’s awesome. In the author’s words: More than thirty years ago, I was saying goodnight to my now grown-up sons, J.C. and Tony (Flat Stanley is dedicated to them), and JC stalling for my […]

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