Poor vs Good Teachers-Part Two

By: Astrometeor , 5:30 AM GMT on February 09, 2014

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This part is more dedicated to the teachers whom I have encountered more so than the first part. As in, the negativity shown to good teachers by the school board/central office and the floundering of officials when they find someone who is actually accredited to teach and is an accomplished person in several fields.

Remember the Grading for Learning blog entry I made a while back? If not, here's the link: Grading for Learning blog post. Teachers were told not to criticize the policy, lest they want to receive a pink slip. Some teachers felt threatened, but the old and experienced teachers at my school laughed at Central Office's foolishness, and went ahead and told the student body about the new grading policy. Which is now severely affecting students' grades (for example my little brother's grades) and causing nightmares for some teachers....but that's another story.

During a meeting with my AP Calculus teacher (due to me not doing my homework...) the school asked my mother to take up the cause against the Grading for Learning policy, being that my mother is a 10+ year veteran in dealing with MNPS-Metro Nashville Public Schools. Right now, it seems to be that the current plausible method of attack against MNPS's ludicrous policies is simple-don't follow them. Well, what about that pink slip threat Astro? Baseless threat, I reply. First of all...it would be quite hard to follow several stellar teachers from my school on the basis of not following a rather immature policy. Teacher Unions' exist for the protecting teachers against threats like these. But Astro, didn't you say you don't like unions? Yes, I did, but they are here for a reason, and not everything they do is bad, some things are well needed, especially when the public is rather ignorant on the issue.

Anyways, we (anti-Central Office folks) got our answer so to speak on whether or not MNPS could back up their threats-in two unfortunate ways. First, my honors chemistry teacher contracted cancer...she's currently fighting a serious fight. It took MNPS nearly a year to find a replacement. That was for honors, mind you. We also had to replace an AP position recently, after the teacher fled to a local charter school after being harassed by Central Office. We only filled the position quickly because a neighboring county was in the midst of a budget crisis. Now, imagine if a whole bastion of teachers took a concerted pledge against Grading for Learning. What is MNPS going to do? Fire them? And leave the kids without a capable teacher? Lol, they wouldn't survive the resulting criticism...and investigations.

Now, why do I doubt the school district's ability to find a position? There is a Tennessee State University professor who retired from college recently. He holds several degrees, and of course, decades of teaching experience. He applies for a job with MNPS. Their basic reaction is a confused one, not knowing where to put a man who is well-talented because his degrees are in select sciences, not the generic sciences such as physics, chemistry, biology that are taught in schools. Don't ask me why or how they came to that decision, I have no clue. Granted, I have limited knowledge on this particular case, only knowing what tidbits by mother has gleaned off from respectable sources.

Let me give you a brief factual review on the AP teacher that left for the charter school. She is a truly amazing teacher, one that I got to witness teach for about two weeks. Then she left for the charter. They offered her an amazing job proposal, good pay supplemented with retirement pay from MNPS. So, she left. She had taught for one year at my school...after being fired from a previous MNPS school for supporting the students. You can read the article behind that story here: Teacher vs MNPS. You can draw your own conclusions about that battle.

That being said, what is the solution? The common response would be to elect people to the school board and hire a superintendent who actually has an inkling of an idea of how to run a school system. For my school, dozens of parents have/do want to take the school to a charter school, and use something similar to a voucher system. Unfortunately, there is no way we're going to achieve that with the current school board personnel. Which brings us back to the first option.

Thanks for reading Part Two of this particular topic. Comments below are greatly appreciated!

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51. Astrometeor
6:14 AM GMT on February 14, 2014
Quoting 49. BaltimoreBrian:
It's "that's the way the world is" vs "I always thought the world is what we make of it" Go Nathan! :)


Heh. Thanks Brian. Liked the poem as well, she's just as talented as her husband!

New blog in the continuing education series will be out Monday night, if I remember to post it.
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50. WunderAlertBot (Admin)
6:10 AM GMT on February 14, 2014
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49. BaltimoreBrian
4:50 AM GMT on February 14, 2014
It's "that's the way the world is" vs "I always thought the world is what we make of it" Go Nathan! :)
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48. Cloudyinthewest
4:44 AM GMT on February 14, 2014
Hi Astrometeor,

I have read both of your blogs (Feb 3 and Feb 8) about your school system. I agree with the parents wanting to take your school to a charter school. That would be a very good thing to accomplish. Lets hope in the near future that citizens will elect the right kind of people to the board. People who really want to help and support the children at the schools and to hire the right kind of teachers who are interested in the working and helping the students.

Sincerely,
Dave
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47. BaltimoreBrian
4:31 AM GMT on February 14, 2014
Virginia Clemm Poe wrote this carefully-penned acrostic valentine for her husband, Edgar Allan, in 1846. The letters of the first lines spell out his name. Click image to expand.



If it is still hard to read here is the text:

Ever with thee I wish to roam--
Dearest my life is thine.
Give me a cottage for my home
And a rich old cypress vine,
Removed from the world with its sin and care
And the tattling of many tongues.
Love alone shall guide us when we are there--
Love shall heal my weakened lungs;
And Oh, the tranquil hours we'll spend,
Never wishing that others may see!
Perfect ease we'll enjoy, without thinking to lend
Ourselves to the world and its glee--
Ever peaceful and blissful we'll be.

It has a Nathan-like feel.
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46. Astrometeor
4:14 AM GMT on February 14, 2014
Quoting 44. BaltimoreBrian:


I was raised in the South too Nathan. North Carolina. I'm telling you how most of the world out there is.


Don't mind me, just going to refute this:

Quoting 40. BaltimoreBrian:
Nathan, RE #38, sadly most ARE like that. The old saw, "those who can, do and those who can't, teach" has a lot of currency.


Not true, technically. Only if a disability keeps you from "doing" something, would you be shunted towards teaching.

They (researchers) say that only those who truly KNOW the material are effective teachers. Surprisingly, that means a lot of scientists don't even know their own fields. Or, in other words, those that "do" it, don't actually "know" their own field. Of course, this doesn't apply to everyone.

"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough."-Albert Einstein.

And, I agree with Einstein. One of my teachers holds a doctorate in biology, yet he can't teach the class to a satisfactory level...to the point that he doesn't like the course. Instead, he teaches Physics and Environmental Science, physics he's okay at, and Environmental Science he is stellar at.
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45. trHUrrIXC5MMX
4:11 AM GMT on February 14, 2014
Quoting 43. Astrometeor:


*shrugs* I would like to think it's more complicated than that. There's been talk that it's better to be middle-class than to be rich, because there's nothing to work for as a rich person...that explains why the wealthy give billion to charity, it gives them a sense of purpose.
If all wealthy people did then there would not be any charity organizations... They just want it all for themselves.
Which ends up in such terrible distribution and then accounts for employment which affects the economy which affects back the rich people who pay they their bills and the cycle goes.

I don't care about being rich either. Money is not too important for me anyway
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44. BaltimoreBrian
4:07 AM GMT on February 14, 2014
Quoting 41. Astrometeor:


Then I must be surrounded by a lot of nice people. Folks aren't like that down here in the South. Most of the rich people could/do blend in with everyone else, and are deeply respectful of other professions.

That water up there affecting your business-folk in a negative way?


I was raised in the South too Nathan. North Carolina. I'm telling you how most of the world out there is.
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43. Astrometeor
4:05 AM GMT on February 14, 2014
Quoting 42. trHUrrIXC5MMX:
It's all about money Astro. Sadly money controls people not people money


*shrugs* I would like to think it's more complicated than that. There's been talk that it's better to be middle-class than to be rich, because there's nothing to work for as a rich person...that explains why the wealthy give billion to charity, it gives them a sense of purpose.
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42. trHUrrIXC5MMX
3:56 AM GMT on February 14, 2014
Quoting 41. Astrometeor:


Then I must be surrounded by a lot of nice people. Folks aren't like that down here in the South. Most of the rich people could/do blend in with everyone else, and are deeply respectful of other professions.

That water up there affecting your business-folk in a negative way?
It's all about money Astro. Sadly money controls people not people money
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41. Astrometeor
3:53 AM GMT on February 14, 2014
Quoting 40. BaltimoreBrian:
Nathan, RE #38, sadly most ARE like that. The old saw, "those who can, do and those who can't, teach" has a lot of currency.


Then I must be surrounded by a lot of nice people. Folks aren't like that down here in the South. Most of the rich people could/do blend in with everyone else, and are deeply respectful of other professions.

That water up there affecting your business-folk in a negative way?
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40. BaltimoreBrian
3:51 AM GMT on February 14, 2014
Nathan, RE #38, sadly most ARE like that. The old saw, "those who can, do and those who can't, teach" has a lot of currency.
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39. trHUrrIXC5MMX
3:33 AM GMT on February 14, 2014
Quoting 38. Astrometeor:


Then you haven't seen enough of the world, Max. Most people aren't like that. Just as you saw some of the more negative sides of the South, the general area isn't like that.

Sure, there are people that look down on other professions, but that comes naturally. Or artificially, since money is a major motivator. But generally, most people are pretty good, just depends how they're raised and what they were taught to think.

For instance, I know several adults, a doctor and a very successful lawyer. Nicest people I know. Just because they're wealthy doesn't mean they don't respect you.

Trust me...if the water treatment guys went on strike...people would beg for them to come back, some things (while not paid well) have an extremely high value in this interconnected world.
Yep...same for the people who pick up the garbage (who annoy RT in the morning...lol)

I live in the northeast, there is more stuff going on here than anywhere else in the country... This happens here among certain spoiled people
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38. Astrometeor
3:28 AM GMT on February 14, 2014
Quoting 36. trHUrrIXC5MMX:


Form the general professional world Astro... People look down to teachers as if they were superior. I respect every single job people have but the top jobs like engineers, doctors, lawyers, military generals etc do feel teaching is not so worthy.

I have seen this Astro. But really that doesn't drive me away from my goal.


Then you haven't seen enough of the world, Max. Most people aren't like that. Just as you saw some of the more negative sides of the South, the general area isn't like that.

Sure, there are people that look down on other professions, but that comes naturally. Or artificially, since money is a major motivator. But generally, most people are pretty good, just depends how they're raised and what they were taught to think.

For instance, I know several adults, a doctor and a very successful lawyer. Nicest people I know. Just because they're wealthy doesn't mean they don't respect you.

Trust me...if the water treatment guys went on strike...people would beg for them to come back, some things (while not paid well) have an extremely high value in this interconnected world.
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37. trHUrrIXC5MMX
3:24 AM GMT on February 14, 2014
I learned lots from my former teacher, she took me to her house near Danbury where we talked, laughed and exchanged ideas and knowledge. She wants to learn Spanish and there I was telling her stuff about subjunctive and passive voice. She knows French, Latin, Danish and of course, English. She is from upstate NY. American born and raised.

She also knows lots about my life, I feel comfortable telling her about me since we have many things in common... For example I was born in a rural area where there was no electricity until years later so was she. December birthday. Make fun of silky things the city does about school. Don't like the urban crowded areas as much. Peaceful life etc.

Ps... Still learning and will.
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36. trHUrrIXC5MMX
3:18 AM GMT on February 14, 2014
Quoting 35. Astrometeor:


Teaching is probably one of the top professions in the world-for the impact it has on people.

Every teacher has the potential to influence kids to grow up and become effective and beneficial producers in society.

So, just from an economic standpoint, the capital good of education that teachers and professors give is an extremely valuable for a nation's economic well-being, and as such should be a top priority for all involved.


Form the general professional world Astro... People look down to teachers as if they were superior. I respect every single job people have but the top jobs like engineers, doctors, lawyers, military generals etc do feel teaching is not so worthy.

I have seen this Astro. But really that doesn't drive me away from my goal.
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35. Astrometeor
3:14 AM GMT on February 14, 2014
Quoting 34. trHUrrIXC5MMX:
I want to teach.. No matter for what I get paid for but for teaching bright minds to the right way, for contributing to this world

So sad teachers are of "low regard".


Teaching is probably one of the top professions in the world-for the impact it has on people.

Every teacher has the potential to influence kids to grow up and become effective and beneficial producers in society.

So, just from an economic standpoint, the capital good of education that teachers and professors give is an extremely valuable for a nation's economic well-being, and as such should be a top priority for all involved.
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34. trHUrrIXC5MMX
3:11 AM GMT on February 14, 2014
I want to teach.. No matter what I get paid for but for teaching bright minds to the right way, for contributing to this world

So sad teachers are of "low regard".
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33. Astrometeor
5:06 AM GMT on February 13, 2014
Quoting 32. BaltimoreBrian:
50 years ago most women with degrees who worked were nurses and teachers. Yes there were a few women doctors and engineers and lawyers but not very many. Now women (and teaching is still a mostly female profession) can be anything they want, which is a very good thing.

Unfortunately teaching is not a well-paid profession and it doesn't attract many of the best and brightest. Yes some people derive great personal satisfaction from being good teachers. But people can also derive great satisfaction from being a good engineer, lawyer, doctor, financial trader, business owner, etc. Even being a colonel or general ;) The sad fact is that not a lot of top-shelf people will be attracted to teaching without serious salaries. Like 150K. Communities won't pay the taxes for that. So most teachers will be OK, but not great.


I would be fine with most teachers being OK. For a starting point, at least. But, most aren't. That's apparent in test scores, scandals, and some of the union fights.

A lot of my teachers are (I wouldn't say happy) fine with their low salaries...they enjoy teaching us so much, they'll take the low salary as a sacrifice. It's like the old saying, "Pay doesn't matter if you're happy/unhappy about your job atmosphere."
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32. BaltimoreBrian
4:43 AM GMT on February 13, 2014
50 years ago most women with degrees who worked were nurses and teachers. Yes there were a few women doctors and engineers and lawyers but not very many. Now women (and teaching is still a mostly female profession) can be anything they want, which is a very good thing.

Unfortunately teaching is not a well-paid profession and it doesn't attract many of the best and brightest. Yes some people derive great personal satisfaction from being good teachers. But people can also derive great satisfaction from being a good engineer, lawyer, doctor, financial trader, business owner, etc. Even being a colonel or general ;) The sad fact is that not a lot of top-shelf people will be attracted to teaching without serious salaries. Like 150K. Communities won't pay the taxes for that. So most teachers will be OK, but not great.
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31. BaltimoreBrian
4:34 AM GMT on February 13, 2014
Quoting 16. Naga5000:
Heya Astro, good follow up to part 1. I wish I had more time to comment and give my two cents, but I'm getting killed between work, graduate fast track program, and a pregnant wife.

I just wanted to share a list you may find interesting Link it's a list of the top 50 most read publications in the Sociology of Education Journal. If you're interested in this subject this is a great place to start to dig futher(I hope you have journal access through school, if not maybe google scholar will help)
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30. Zachary Labe
4:34 AM GMT on February 13, 2014
Quoting 29. Astrometeor:


Thanks Zach!

My grandparents live in Camp Hill, PA, so we used them as a base of operations last year when we visited Penn State and Millersville.

Oh that is cool! I am from Linglestown, PA which is like a 15-20 minute drive from Camp Hill across the Susquehanna river.
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29. Astrometeor
4:32 AM GMT on February 13, 2014
Quoting 28. Blizzard92:

Congratulations!! I have said before, Millersville is a great choice! I think you will really like their program and what it has to offer. Lancaster County, while quiet, is also a great place to live for a few years.


Thanks Zach!

My grandparents live in Camp Hill, PA, so we used them as a base of operations last year when we visited Penn State and Millersville.
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28. Zachary Labe
4:28 AM GMT on February 13, 2014
Quoting 27. Astrometeor:


Right now, I'd have to go with Millersville, Zach. Just because it's not of the monstrosity in size like Penn State or Oklahoma.

BTW, got my acceptance letter to Oklahoma today.

Congratulations!! I have said before, Millersville is a great choice! I think you will really like their program and what it has to offer. Lancaster County, while quiet, is also a great place to live for a few years.
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27. Astrometeor
1:59 AM GMT on February 13, 2014
Quoting 26. Blizzard92:

Remind me again which school is your top choice?


Right now, I'd have to go with Millersville, Zach. Just because it's not of the monstrosity in size like Penn State or Oklahoma.

BTW, got my acceptance letter to Oklahoma today.
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26. Zachary Labe
12:58 PM GMT on February 12, 2014
Quoting 24. Astrometeor:


Thank you, Lindy! Accepted there and to two other universities: Millersville University and Western Kentucky University. I'm awaiting a decision from University of Oklahoma, and I'm finishing an application to UNC-Asheville.

Remind me again which school is your top choice?
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25. Cloudyinthewest
12:46 PM GMT on February 12, 2014
Quoting 8. Astrometeor:


Why did you get a new handle? I saw a blog from your old handle saying that it was "closed".



I thought changing my handle and bio portrait photo for my new location would be a great idea, since I am away from the coast where the lighthouses are facing the ocean. Nevada being out west, with all kinds of weather, "cloudy in the west" would be an awesome handle, along with the large tree with icicles in front of the family vacation home as my bio portrait.

I will enjoy reporting on the variety of weather here on my upcoming wunderblogs.

Sincerely,
Dave
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24. Astrometeor
3:01 AM GMT on February 12, 2014
Quoting 20. VirginIslandsVisitor:
Hi, Astro

I read on Lee's blog that you'd received a letter of acceptance to Penn State.

Just wanted to offer my congratulations to you!

Take care

Lindy



Thank you, Lindy! Accepted there and to two other universities: Millersville University and Western Kentucky University. I'm awaiting a decision from University of Oklahoma, and I'm finishing an application to UNC-Asheville.
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23. trHUrrIXC5MMX
3:00 AM GMT on February 12, 2014
Quoting 22. Astrometeor:


I have no idea what that has to do with phone booths, but whatever.

no, you did not get it obviously
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22. Astrometeor
3:00 AM GMT on February 12, 2014
Quoting 21. trHUrrIXC5MMX:

5 mins you're in 5 mins you're out


I have no idea what that has to do with phone booths, but whatever.
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21. trHUrrIXC5MMX
2:59 AM GMT on February 12, 2014
Quoting 17. Astrometeor:


Huh? How is popping in for a few minutes like an old phone booth?

5 mins you're in 5 mins you're out
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20. VirginIslandsVisitor
2:58 AM GMT on February 12, 2014
Hi, Astro

I read on Lee's blog that you'd received a letter of acceptance to Penn State.

Just wanted to offer my congratulations to you!

Take care

Lindy

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19. Naga5000
2:57 AM GMT on February 12, 2014
Quoting 18. Astrometeor:


Well, don't waste your time on yoboi so much then! ;)

Thanks for the link, I'll look into it some more soon.

Good luck with your endeavors Naga, especially your family, congrats on that.


Heh,wasting time on Yoboi, that's fun in the middle of 7000 level methods class. They shouldn't give us computers. Thanks for the congrats!.
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18. Astrometeor
2:55 AM GMT on February 12, 2014
Quoting 16. Naga5000:
Heya Astro, good follow up to part 1. I wish I had more time to comment and give my two cents, but I'm getting killed between work, graduate fast track program, and a pregnant wife.

I just wanted to share a list you may find interesting Link it's a list of the top 50 most read publications in the Sociology of Education Journal. If you're interested in this subject this is a great place to start to dig futher(I hope you have journal access through school, if not maybe google scholar will help)



Well, don't waste your time on yoboi so much then! ;)

Thanks for the link, I'll look into it some more soon.

Good luck with your endeavors Naga, especially your family, congrats on that.
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17. Astrometeor
2:54 AM GMT on February 12, 2014
Quoting 15. trHUrrIXC5MMX:
sort of like the old time phone booth?


Huh? How is popping in for a few minutes like an old phone booth?
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16. Naga5000
2:49 AM GMT on February 12, 2014
Heya Astro, good follow up to part 1. I wish I had more time to comment and give my two cents, but I'm getting killed between work, graduate fast track program, and a pregnant wife.

I just wanted to share a list you may find interesting Link it's a list of the top 50 most read publications in the Sociology of Education Journal. If you're interested in this subject this is a great place to start to dig futher(I hope you have journal access through school, if not maybe google scholar will help)

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15. trHUrrIXC5MMX
2:40 AM GMT on February 12, 2014
Quoting 14. Astrometeor:


Suit yourself Max.

I popped by a little earlier around 4 for 5 minutes or so, then jumped back out.
sort of like the old time phone booth?
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14. Astrometeor
2:39 AM GMT on February 12, 2014
Quoting 13. trHUrrIXC5MMX:
oh never mind


Suit yourself Max.

I popped by a little earlier around 4 for 5 minutes or so, then jumped back out.
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13. trHUrrIXC5MMX
2:37 AM GMT on February 12, 2014
Quoting 12. Astrometeor:


?

I just got on.
oh never mind
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12. Astrometeor
2:35 AM GMT on February 12, 2014
Quoting 11. trHUrrIXC5MMX:
cur tam tacitus?


?

I just got on.
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11. trHUrrIXC5MMX
2:34 AM GMT on February 12, 2014
Quoting 10. Astrometeor:


Hi Max!
cur tam tacitus?
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10. Astrometeor
2:32 AM GMT on February 12, 2014
Quoting 9. trHUrrIXC5MMX:
Sup Astro?


Hi Max!
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9. trHUrrIXC5MMX
2:28 AM GMT on February 12, 2014
Sup Astro?
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8. Astrometeor
2:26 AM GMT on February 12, 2014
Quoting 7. Cloudyinthewest:
Hello Astrometeor,

This is Dave (DaveFive) from San Jose, CA. I have relocated to my vacation place in Lyon County, Nevada where I can watch the snow fall. I will continue to keep weather updates on the California drought as well as Nevada.

Dave


Why did you get a new handle? I saw a blog from your old handle saying that it was "closed".
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7. Cloudyinthewest
12:23 PM GMT on February 11, 2014
Hello Astrometeor,

This is Dave (DaveFive) from San Jose, CA. I have relocated to my vacation place in Lyon County, Nevada where I can watch the snow fall. I will continue to keep weather updates on the California drought as well as Nevada.

Dave
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6. Astrometeor
10:35 PM GMT on February 09, 2014


Thanks to Patrap for finding this out.
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5. Astrometeor
6:05 AM GMT on February 09, 2014
Okay, so I received a total of 0.75 inches of snow today, with a water equivalent of 0.04 inches. That's a snow:liquid ratio of 18.75:1, I think.
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4. Astrometeor
6:01 AM GMT on February 09, 2014
Quoting 3. trHUrrIXC5MMX:
Meh ... Soon back to 19


True. It'll be a while before I catch up again. I slacked off for a long time in my blog count. Now I have several blog ideas lined up awaiting publishing.
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3. trHUrrIXC5MMX
5:32 AM GMT on February 09, 2014
Quoting 1. Astrometeor:
Now only 18 blogs behind Max, lol.
Meh ... Soon back to 19
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2. trHUrrIXC5MMX
5:32 AM GMT on February 09, 2014
Finally.
Larry got me sleepy

Gnite
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1. Astrometeor
5:31 AM GMT on February 09, 2014
Now only 18 blogs behind Max, lol.
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