· Naughties
· · 2008
· · · March
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Tolkien at Bedtime · Our eight-year-old reads per­fect­ly well; most­ly child­ish trash, of course, which is per­fect­ly ap­pro­pri­ate. But he still likes his bed­time sto­ry, so we’ve been tack­ling larg­er work­s. We spent the last few months work­ing through The Lord of the Rings, and fin­ished it this evening. I’ve cer­tain­ly en­joyed it, al­though some­times the end­less de­scrip­tions of pas­toral beau­ty can drag a bit in spoken-word for­mat. Here­with a nifty Middle-Earth re­source and a quo­ta­tion from the book that touched me ...
NetBeans & C · I’ve been us­ing NetBeans for my mod-atom work for a while now, and while it was bet­ter than Emac­s, the C sup­port has still had a way to go ...
Purple Raindrops · Three pic­tures of droplet-studded vi­o­let cro­cus­es. Spring sun­shine is love­ly, but there are things to like about spring rain too. With some cam­era com­men­tary ...
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