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  • August 19, 2015

    Teaching Coding

    Yesterday saw my first installment in the Living Learning Coding Class.I prepared a server with The genome game which touched on binary coding Blockly Games, which will help with the building blocks for making gamesThings I installed, but didn'...

  • June 22, 2015

    Woodford Pool aka Paradise Beach

    To celebrate my birthday Peter showed us the way to the lengendary Woodford Pool, also known as Paradise Beach. It is located in a little crook of the creek south of Woodford Dam.We walked from Woodford Rd, not far from the free tennis courts. T...

  • May 30, 2015

    Liber Doona Cover

    A crazy idea while doing the washing up:A photomosaic doona cover of a Latin Mass scene using pages from the Liber Usualis!I've installed metapixel.To turn liberusualis.pdf into a folder full of jpgs:mkdir liberusrcfor i in {0001..2333}; do co...

  • April 17, 2015

    Teaching and Learning Latin

    Multum legendum, non multa — read much, not many. There is a tendency to multiply courses and programs and curricula in homeschooling. Latin is one of the areas where many people attempt it but few actually succeed in becoming comfortable w...

  • April 01, 2015


    I got tired of cheap scapulars falling apart. I started looking up how to make your own. The Catholic Encylopedia has an article on Scapulars which says:The material of these two essential parts of the scapular must be of woven wool; the strings...