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1.16.13

1.16.13

I had an appointment this afternoon, which I made weeks ago, to speak with a person from Instructional Support Services. The appointment happened to follow Computers and Writing. And man was that weird. I was talking to this gentleman (helpful, kind, knowledgeable) about the possibility of having my students design posters which translated their best … Continue reading

1.11.13

1.11.13

I started cooking-cooking about a month after I started teaching middle school in North Las Vegas. Teaching–especially at first–was this eat-you-up, take-no-prisoners type of work. Cooking meant that I spent several hours thinking about something else. How to release garlic from its skin, how to sear meat, make gravy, fry tissue-paper thin German pancakes. Setting … Continue reading