Oh deer #writephoto

A short post will do for this episode of Sue Vincent’s #writephoto challenge.

And to see how well I can limerickise. (SPOILER ALERT: Not very well.)

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This word has the following meaning, according to Merriam-Webster:

“One of two or more words pronounced alike but different in meaning or derivation or spelling (as the words to, too, and two)”

I actually used the word “homophone” in my trigonometry class yesterday! During the 08:00 class, I didn’t do any lecturing, but instead had the students work on a packet with problems that apply trig identities in order to find exact values of certain trig functions of angle sums.

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Signs in the distance and lookalikes (#WW)

This is not exactly a wordless post, but the focus is on the pictures. I noticed the following sign in the distance when I was driving to (and from) Chicago this last weekend. (Yes, I know it is very dangerous for me to take a picture while driving.)

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Life is a highway (part 2)

Last Friday, I had written a post entitled “Life is a highway,” mentioning how I might make a recurring theme of my blog the idea of being on a highway, looking for the road signs counting down milestones. So, I might as well put the pictures that I had promised last week into today’s blog post! I didn’t take as many photos on the weekend as I thought I might have, but… that’s the way it goes!

Pics! Yes, it happened!

[M.M.X.I.V. 250] Riding through news

Today, I participated in the Four-Star Bike and Chow, which I have done on three other occasions (although it was called the Boulevard Lakefront Tour in 2010).  The route this time took us through the South Side, which is a part of town that I have almost never seen, given that there is little that I would think of to be there.  As it turns out, there are some really neat landmarks down there.  Unfortunately, my camera decided to think that it was out of memory, even though it was not, so I have no pictures this time.  So, here come some words.

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