Monthly Archives: November 2008

Brr and Iceskating!

So, when I look at my little outside thermometer and it says “-2 degrees celsius!”, I should really dress up, you know. It’s actually colder than that, because the thermometer is right up against the house, and thus picks up … Continue reading

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Dawn of a New Week

Mmm, not much to write about at the moment. Last night I had a dream that I got another speeding ticket. I found that idea a bit scary. I played bridge tonight; we had a pretty bad night: -147 Imps. … Continue reading

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Integration

It’s been so long since I’ve done anything other than the simplest integrals by hand now. Anything that involves numbers, or is more complicated than can be done in a couple of lines, and out comes Maple or Mathematica. However, … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

Today it was snowing with big snowflakes. Of course, I’m excited about the prospect of snow! But it wasn’t predicted, and I had to ride my bike in it… and I’m also tired, after having spent a late night grading … Continue reading

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Congratulations America

Wow… It feels surreal. I’ve been watching the election coverage for the past… 5 hours now. I’m proud of America, for what I think is the first time in my life. I thought McCain’s speech was very gracious, and I … Continue reading

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The Election

I have to have an election ticker on my blog. I’m a little stingy on the coding, so here’s what I could come up with in short time. Is Barack Obama President? Is John McCain President? Enjoy, Jolyon

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Election Eve

Tomorrow is the US election, and by the end of tomorrow night, we’ll know who the next President of the United States is. I, like many other people around me, are crossing my fingers for Obama. While we wait though, … Continue reading

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Law Enforcement

I have not had a good day. Well, that’s not quite true. It started out perfectly well, but once I got my mail today, it became a not-good day. It’s a bit of a story, and it all starts back … Continue reading

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Week’s End

So, the weekend was pretty good, in all. While I didn’t get the grading done that I had wanted to, I did get my house cleaned, and I’ve finished off the problem set that’s due at the end of this … Continue reading

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Dwagons!

Just a quick post this time I’ve adopted a couple of dragon eggs at http://www.dragcave.net, and they need to be clicked on lots to hatch them. Dragons like attention, apparently. Anyway, I’ve added a little box where I’ll put my … Continue reading

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