The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

As for me, I would have loved to have been homeschooled

18. If you can remember anything from chemistry or calculus class, you're allowed to ask how we'll teach these subjects to our kids. If you can't, thank you for the reassurance that we couldn't possibly do a worse job than your teachers did, and might even do a better one.

Via Hacker News, The Bitter Homeschooler's Wish List

And there are twenty-four other laments by homeschoolers about people who Just Don't Get It™.

Update on Thursday, January 24th, 2008

I recieved the following email about this entry:

Bitter Homeschooler's Wish List
Thu, 24 Jan 2008 00:25:23 -0800


Could you please link to the magazine that the list is originally from, rather than to the blog that reposted it? Here's a link:

Deborah Markus


I appear to have glossed over the wholesale copying of the article, and I'm surprised that Deborah (the original author of the piece) hasn't asked Hannah (who copied the entire piece) to take it down (and the link has been changed in this entry).

From the “What were they thinking” Department …

I almost feel bad for Boy George; he must be in some dire financial straits to allow this to happen.

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