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Posts from July 2011

what being a teacher is all about
"For the last four years, I've worked with new teachers, coaching and supporting them through their first few years, and here is what I've learned."

by jessamyn

I do Civil War reenactments and dress in authentic reproduction clothing that I have made myself.
"Before I started wearing Victorian clothes I too thought that our ancestors must have been crazy and that "if they'd just had the technology then they'd dress this way too." Now I have more respect."

by jessamyn

woo pdfs!
MeFiMag deadline extended. Check out the latest issue and submit to the upcoming one.

by jessamyn

twelve more years!
Please make sure you don't miss the MeFi 12th Anniversary post. Happy MeFiVersary folks.

by jessamyn

they never got paid the $500
"My best friend and his wife were on an episode of House Hunters last season."

by jessamyn

glasses in the supboard, up or down?
"Your house is already a snowglobe of dust in which you already survive everyday."

by jessamyn

Imagine Julie Andrews trying to sing 'Respect'.
"When directors command me to "act blacker", I am both amused and confused. I am black."

by jessamyn

the art becomes gaming the metric
"A very, very long time ago I created the Internet's very first videogame email newsletter"

by jessamyn

Culturing and naming bacteria is a dying science
"I did my Ph.D. dissertation on this topic -- not bacteria on belly buttons, but where bacteria live."

by jessamyn

a really old format for horse racing
Harness racing "a slow paced horse race you can bet on" and more.

by jessamyn

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