• Tips gratefully accepted here. Thanks!:

  • Recent Comments

    Ga6thDem on Angelina Update
    Peep9 on Angelina Update
    tamens on Angelina Update
    Na mit on Angelina Update
    Ivory Bill Woodpecke… on Decisions, Decisions.
    riverdaughter on Decisions, Decisions.
    Catscatscats on Decisions, Decisions.
    Niles on Decisions, Decisions.
    centaur on Decisions, Decisions.
    Kathleen A Wynne on Decisions, Decisions.
    lililam on Decisions, Decisions.
    Catscatscats on Decisions, Decisions.
    riverdaughter on Decisions, Decisions.
    Sweet Sue on Decisions, Decisions.
    Catscatscats on Decisions, Decisions.
  • Categories


  • Tags

    abortion Add new tag Afghanistan Al Franken Anglachel Atrios bankers Barack Obama Bernie Sanders big pharma Bill Clinton cocktails Conflucians Say Dailykos Democratic Party Democrats Digby DNC Donald Trump Donna Brazile Economy Elizabeth Warren feminism Florida Fox News General Glenn Beck Glenn Greenwald Goldman Sachs health care Health Care Reform Hillary Clinton Howard Dean John Edwards John McCain Jon Corzine Karl Rove Matt Taibbi Media medicare Michelle Obama Michigan misogyny Mitt Romney Morning Edition Morning News Links Nancy Pelosi New Jersey news NO WE WON'T Obama Obamacare OccupyWallStreet occupy wall street Open thread Paul Krugman Politics Presidential Election 2008 PUMA racism Republicans research Sarah Palin sexism Single Payer snark Social Security Supreme Court Terry Gross Texas Tim Geithner unemployment Wall Street WikiLeaks women
  • Archives

  • History

    February 2012
    S M T W T F S
    « Jan   Mar »
     1234
    567891011
    12131415161718
    19202122232425
    26272829  
  • RSS Paul Krugman: Conscience of a Liberal

  • The Confluence

    The Confluence

  • RSS Suburban Guerrilla

    • Willin’
      And if you give me weed, whites and wine And you show me a sign I’ll be willin’ to be moving. Little Feat with Lowell George:
  • RSS Ian Welsh

    • Should NATO Exist? Will It?
      One of Trump’s constant cries is that American allies aren’t spending enough on their militaries and that the US is thus carrying them. While there is a temptation to scorn this argument because it was made by Trump, it has a fair bit of truth to it, as Matt Stoller suggested today: The American military […]
  • Top Posts

  • Advertisements

Thursday: Sweet 16 Birthday and NACLO

Today is Brooke’s birthday.  Today she is 16.  Whoo-Hoo!

So, what is she doing to celebrate?  She’s taking a test.  Today is also the opening round of the North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad.  Competitors will spend three hours today working on 3-5 tricky puzzles featuring a combination of linguistics, logic and programming skills.  Top scorers will be invited to an invitational round in March where members of the national team will be selected for the international competition in Slovenia this year.

We’re headed down to Princeton with two of her friends (and competition) for the first round and having a birthday breakfast at PJ’s.

Wish her luck!

Advertisements

10 Responses

  1. Great for her!

    Sad for your taxes. Now you don’t get the Child Credit!

  2. Happy Birthday to Brooke!

  3. Happy Birthday to Brooke! the first of the biggies in our life.next up 18.
    they sure grow up fast. 🙂

  4. !! Happy Birthday, Brooke! & Good Luck on the test.

  5. Happy Birthday to Brooke who shares a birthday with my wonderful nephew who turns, wait for it… 28 today. My how time flies. Seems like yesterday we were all rushing to the hospital to see the first grandchild of my parents, first son for my sister (she’s since gotten 2 more) first nephew for me ( I’ve since gotten 3 more). Congratulations to you too, RD, proud mom, no doubt.

  6. Happy 16 to Brooke and a belated Happy 15 too … because last year’s picture is so breathtaking.

  7. Happy Birthday Brooke and I hope the test went well.

Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: