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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."

07/31/11
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."

07/20/11
by jessamyn

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

07/18/11
by jessamyn

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

07/14/11
by jessamyn

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

07/11/11
by jessamyn

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

07/07/11
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."

07/06/11
by jessamyn

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

07/06/11
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."

07/05/11
by jessamyn

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

07/04/11
by jessamyn

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