June 29, 2003

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Girls’ night

Watched “Casablanca” and “Sabrina” (the old version) last night – had
a girls’ night in with Diane and Elaigh. Much much fun.

Hmm. Should I use codenames for people who might find mention here
rather incriminating? ;) Doc Mana would have a fit if he knew who
gained a bit of extra karma last night for being quite

New wishlist

- Programming Challenges (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0387001638/ref=nosim/thealgorithmrepo/)


Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education


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