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I will update this site periodically with essays on teaching and learning, with pieces of poetry, and with installments of my “almanac” of 2020, This Week, Last Year.
September 14, 2020 The girls came to school with me today. We planned to leave at lunch time so we could have a beach day down at Waiohai, but meetings popped up and Evora decided she couldn’t skip her hula class. So, we left at 1:20 instead of 12:00, but no problem. We got outContinue reading “September 14-September 20, 2020”
September 9, 2020 I decided to leave work early today so I could paddle around. There is only one low tide today, around 1:30 this afternoon, bottoming out close to .3 feet. The moon is halfway to new and I wonder if the long flat tides, showing up as only one low and one high,Continue reading “September 7-September 13, 2020”
The seventh month is number nine right now, called hærfestmonað or haligmonað in Old English, the “harvest month” or the “holy month.” Hawaiians counted time by nights, not days or months, by the moons, each with its own name, to know when to plant or fish or rest. And what else about September…? The fuckingContinue reading “August 31-September 6, 2020”
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