Why sharpies should never be left in the hands of the unskilled, or the tired.

                                At my daughters grade school concert the other night I was running herd on my son and two of his buddies, then we were joined by my other, very tired son.  Unfortunately he lost the fine point Sharpie I had given him so as a last resort I gave him my new fresh fat sharpie.  Well I was also recording the concert with my camera on a tripod and paying attention to that with my youngest on my lap...his head was bobbing he was so tired then he looked at me and said "I am tired, I want to go"...and I had to fight not to be laughing out loud....  
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An analysis of the forces required to drag sheep

Because I feel it is important for archaeologist and anthropologists to be well read. I give to you "An analysis of the forces required to drag sheep"   An-analysis-of-the-forces-required-to-drag-sheep.pdf
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Lost in Translation: Mary Had A Little Lamb -> "Eager children cry. "Why, Mary loves the pregnancy, as you know!"

A very broad version of the history of Christianity as explained to a 5th grader
        My daughter has become good friends with a girl at her school who is a Jehovah Witness. It has been difficult to set up playdates because the other girl is only allowed to have them if they have a Jehovah witness to oversee them. I have been explaining to my daughter that this is all very normal for her friends religion and that together we can make it work so they can get together and be respectful of the limits sanctioned by her friends religion.    My crude -from memory and attempting to be of temporal scale- outline of the history of Judaism -> Time of Jesus -> Catholicism -> Protestant Movement (1500's) -> 2nd Protestant movement (1800's) Tonight we were discussing that and how the Jehovah Witness use a different translation of the bible than what her mother's church uses (King James Version). Which, as I am prone to do, led into a...
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