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Adam Shirey
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Non-traditional guy.
Non-traditional guy.

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La beauté des produits de LaTeX
Quand nous sommes allés en France, j'ai acheté quelques livres français pour mon apprentissage. Parmi eux, Une Brève Histoire du Temps , mon livre scientifique préféré. Malgré que, je toujours lis la première parti de la saga de Harry Potter. Depuis plusieu...
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Recipe: French bread
Recipe: French bread
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Recipe: French bread
For some time, I've been baking bread at home to add to our meals, but after our trip to France in April and all the delicious baguettes we had, I became quite let-down by the quality of my bread. I recently found a recipe that I've started making that is s...
Recipe: French bread
Recipe: French bread
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Financial anatomy of a European vacation
This last week, Andrea and I returned from our first trip abroad after a very long time without any significant vacation. Aside from camping trips and weekend getaways with friends, our last vacation was before Jacob was born. We decided on a trip to France...
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Deux mots français, and laser etching knives
Aujourd'hui, j'ai appris qu'en français, les mots seconde et deuxième ont une petite différence : deuxième s'implique que il y a troisième . On ne dit pas deuxième guerre mondiale parce que il n'y a pas un troisème guerre mondiale (pas encore, de toute faço...
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On se tutoie ?
Un jour, il y a plusieurs de mois, j'ai parlé avec un français en ligne, et j'ai voulu connaitre comment les francophones changer de vouvoyer à tutoyer . Parce que, en l'anglais, nous n'avons pas cette problème. Il m'a expliqué au moyen de les films. En les...
On se tutoie ?
On se tutoie ?
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Beer with old friends is awesome
After work today, I had the good fortune to meet-up with an old friend from college in a nice little brewery just a block or so from Google's offices in Kirkland. (I really liked their porter. The red was decent.) It had been 12 years since I saw him (and e...
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Expensive popcorn must be sold
As part of our fundraising for our cub scout pack, we're doing three trips to downtown right before Seahawks games. This last Sunday was the first. We all met at the SODO Home Depot. It happened that Seattle Fire was there for a medical, and as we were gett...
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Making a thing: Phaedrus would likely not approve
A few months ago, I had the routine 12,000 mile maintenance done on my Ducati, part of which was replacing the sprockets and chain. I held onto them for some projects, and since I lack the proper tools, I hauled the sprocket out to Minnesota for our summer ...
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Your ignorance of astronomy is dumbfounding
During last night's Tiger Scout meeting, I taught/went through the section on astronomy, talking how damn cool the universe is, noting that just about every man to land on and walk on the moon was a scout , discussing what constellations are and what kinds ...
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