There was an accident on the I-5/101 interchange, so I got home from work a bit late. I actually got off the I-5 at Pacific - drove through Olympia and out past Mud Bay (where I saw a nice eagle fishing this morning when I was driving in). Donna was absent - oh well. I staggered off to the server room as Alex had a misconception about the internet files - and we wound up making it so I can access the pertinent folder from my room - w00t! That's a step in the right direction. Mondragon gave me yearbook material for his class activities page, Sabra and Cheyenne both worked hard making yearbook pages and got done or close to done, and the virtual world went fabulously with the two teams secretly formulating questions appropriate to their topics. I realised that there may be a way to bend them easily away from the despised (by me) hotlinking they've been taught. In the name of SECRECY we need to download the pictures, rename them, and host them ourselves (easy now I have access once more to the folder). On the 23rd the students will give a short talk about this project (with computer projection) at the Project Green conference. We hope to have the old world used, too, so I need to go and clean it up. Hammer came in and talked to me for a while, and Skunkie came in twice to hang out and give me info for YET ANOTHER poster for the pow wow. The first time he asked me about a slick program from a big pow wow - I said it was beyond our ability to produce something like that, and that the purpose of the program was as revenue-generating advertising space. The program was sold for $5, and I said no one would pay $5 for any program of ours (we are small). Skunkie is at the national level (Black Lodge Singers) and we are just a little school pow wow (or should be). All these expensive trappings hang very heavily on our thin framework, and are, I believe, entirely inappropriate.
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