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Poem: I am thankful for…

Home-cooked tofu, crispy and fried, Dripping with soy sauce with rice on the side, Tender fish flaky, with a macadamia crust. More baked olive-brushed brussels? Okay, if I must.   Aunt Jane shows pictures, to Japan she has been. Uncle Jerry took her to see relatives and kin, And beautiful places, Japan’s very best, A…
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Peter Tran

November 22, 2018

Home-cooked tofu, crispy and fried,

Dripping with soy sauce with rice on the side,

Tender fish flaky, with a macadamia crust.

More baked olive-brushed brussels? Okay, if I must.

 

Aunt Jane shows pictures, to Japan she has been.

Uncle Jerry took her to see relatives and kin,

And beautiful places, Japan’s very best,

A magic carpet ride celebrating 46 years blest.

 

There’s a comfortable din of dishes and clatter,

A happy hum-buzzing of warm family chatter.

Judy bursts in and there’s color and song

As Joe plays piano, and there’s games all night long.

 

I have something to tell you right from my heart’s core.

Family together, what could I want more?

Love is you with me, peaceful and dear,

Hearts full of thanksgiving for another great year.

Column: Breaking down the uses of lambda

Column: Breaking down the uses of lambda

What is lambda? You may know that it’s the eleventh letter in the Greek alphabet. Perhaps you recall from Physics that it’s the symbol used to represent wavelength in calculations, or you might have heard about it from other places. In C++, a lambda is an expression...