Monthly Archives: June 2012

Moonrise Kingdom and Parents

I had a few days to catch up, and then  a change of pace with a visit from my parents.  We went to visit one of their friends who lost his wife while they were gone, and was in a … Continue reading

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The Fourth Summer Program for Kids: Flowers

This is a pretty simplified version of the botanical program.  I did not try the quiz mode section with the kids, as I thought they were too young for it, but we did sample the purely slideshow version with the … Continue reading

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The Third Summer Program for Kids: Write_words_kids1.0.sh

OK.  So, my experience with the kids was somewhat better in terms of cursing (they had very obviously worked on this).  There was one lapse with the c-word, but it was pretty cheerfully and competently met with 12 push-ups -holding … Continue reading

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The Second Summer Program for Kids: Daysculptor1.0kids

Ode to Lonesome George Not much time, I’m helping someone move this AM.  But here is the script.  It fits easily on the same disk as the Dogtraining program, and requires the c program random_order in the c-progs directory.  When … Continue reading

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The First Summer Program for Kids: Dogtraining1.3kids

The kids loved using this program!  It may even have been the highlight of the trip for them!  All needed code is here.  The whole thing launches from a click when you put the CD in without otherwise impacting a … Continue reading

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Day 4 with the Kids: Building a Birdhouse

We thoroughly cleaned the area, washing all clothes, and I explained how boric acid helps against insects, bleach against viruses and pinesol against fleas and mites.  Dog toys, leashes, clothes, and linens were all washed. We then headed over for … Continue reading

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Day 3 with the Kids: Stephen F. Austin State Park

We had decided we were going to go out and try to see the birds and wildlife at Stephen F. Austin State Park.  Wildlife viewing happens early in the morning, and late in the evening, and we got both slots … Continue reading

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Day 2 with the Kids: The Natural Science Museum

We had a big day yesterday trying to meet all of our goals with the day_sculptor program.  We woke up early to go to the museum, but we got off to a grumpy start as I tried to demo the … Continue reading

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Day 1 with the Kids: Field Trip to the Local No-Kill Shelter

We were up early the day after I picked them up with a fishing pole trying to catch some fish. The water really wasn’t deep enough for the big fish with the dry conditions, but we saw some catfish in … Continue reading

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Looking Good

Trying to get everything set up for the kids.  I figured out how to launch the urvxt window with a command using the urvxt -help option.  Then used the system call with this command within c with the sfs_dev program … Continue reading

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