I had the opportunity to see Space Jam – A New Legacy (thanks to Warner Brothers for providing the opportunity!). I also had an amazing opportunity to chat with Don Cheadle – more on that in a minute. A Quick Review First, I would like to share my non-spoiler review of the movie. I enjoyed…
Quiet But Not Absent
Pardon me for being quiet, but please know I haven’t been absent. Let me explain.
5 Ways Comics Improve Reading
5 ways comics and graphic novels benefit students.
Star Wars Day – 9 Ways to Celebrate
Is the Force with you? Star Wars Day is May the 4th (May the 4th be with you) – how are you celebrating? Need something to do? Here are 9 ways to celebrate Star Wars Day: 1. Watch the movies. So there are 9 movies to choose from (11 if you include the two stand-alones)….
Watch Goblet of Fire with Me
Live blogging Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire! The movie begins with the darkest opening yet. Skulls and a snake. And a graveyard. This might be my favorite soundtrack of all the movies. So when the older gentleman climbs the stairs with the cobwebs and then the snake appears…wouldn’t he run? Interesting thing –…
Water Is Life
A quick post and poem about a waterfall.
Captain’s Log: Day 1 of Embargo
Captain’s Log: Diaper Date 4568. Day 1 of Embargo So today was the first official day of the educational embargo that has fallen upon us. The children understand that our role in the social distancing recommendation is to help not spread the virus that is making its way around the world. While this is not…
Thanks, Mom and Dad
I’m sitting here in a hallway of a school in which I do not teach. It’s the sixth facility I have occupied in the last 7 days that I don’t work in. This is one of those things they don’t tell you about in those parenting classes. Kids take you places. You learn things, meet…
My Own Robot
I have partnered with Miko 2 to provide the review that follows. Though I have been compensated for this post, my thoughts and words are my own. As always, please check the product website to confirm details and claims. I’ve always wanted my own robot. I grew up with shows like The Jetsons and Lost…
1 Lesson a Barracuda Taught Me
The barracuda was 10 feet away. I saw it move. I saw it see me, or at least I thought it saw me. I saw it open its mouth revealing all of its jagged teeth. And then it swam away. Some Background You are probably asking why I was in the water with a barracuda….