Reading Rainbow X

You are about to witness history. It’s a small, inconsequential piece of history but it’s history nonetheless. Hysterically Historically, I’ve made a tradition of posting a list of books I’ve read during the year. This tradition started in 2008, which makes 2018-2019 the 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY! First, a bit of housekeeping. My reading calendar has traditionally […]

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Reading Rainbow: Part IX

It’s time to dust off the old blog because it’s that time of the year again! There were several page poor periods during the past year, but a last minute sprint while trying to catch up with my Reading Challenge goal resulted in a generally strong finish. As always, there were some serious stinkers but […]

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Reading Rainbow: Part VIII

I’m sorry to disappoint you. I know you were looking forward to an entire year of not hearing from me. As it is, this post is dangerously behind schedule. My reading calendar is August-July. I’m sticking to those dates even though we’re more than two months overdue. Following the trend of previous years, this list includes […]

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Reading Rainbow: Part VII

Ha! You thought I forgot! Alas, you are wrong. As has been the tradition for the past several years, this is the list of books I read during the last 12 months. As always, I would love to hear your recommendations for books to read in the coming year. Of course, I may not love […]

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WCSD and the SBAC

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So, in a fit of masochism I went to Washoe County School District Board Meeting last week. I went because the agenda included a discussion of the SBAC assessment tests, which the school district has adopted. More specifically, I went because I wanted to understand why parents do not have an option to opt their […]

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Important Announcement – Eyes Only

Soooooo, what is the deal with this place? You’ve no doubt noticed that I haven’t shared any new information about the family, the kids and related stuffins. Don’t worry, I was under no pretense that you were here because you had any interest in me. That’s okay – I can take it. I made a decision […]

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Reading Rainbow VI

Well, I did it! I went more than a year without posting anything. The reason for my inexcusable slothfulness can be explored another time. For now, it’s time to post the sixth annual list of books I read during the past year. As usual, I read some very good books and I also read some […]

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Reading Rainbow: Part V

Well, it’s August so that means it’s time to blog again! The reading year has ended so that gives me something to blog about. (It’s a personal year, not an actual calendar year – don’t feel like you missed something in school.) The only real notable achievement is that I finally finished the entire Sherlock Holmes […]

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Reading Rainbow: Part IV

It’s that time of the year again, although this year promises to be lacking. After achieving a seismic goal of 51 books last year I decided to abstain from setting any type of goal for this year. If you’re feeling particularly masochistic, you can catch up on previous reads here: Reading Rainbow: Part III Reading […]

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