Tag Archives: School

A little bit of Mona

November 10, 2016

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mona-lisa

Our previous previous art teacher at Lincoln Lutheran, Donna Willet, always had a little cut out of the Mona Lisa peeking over one of the bulletin boards in the art room. Donna’s retired from teaching about four years ago and the cut out came down. I got tired of not seeing it and finally got […]

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Chili in bed

January 30, 2015

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I’ve had a head cold since Sunday. Lauren has been nursing me back to health by leaving me alone. I stayed home from school on Monday thinking that I would do that at the start of being sick and see if that got me well sooner. I felt better on Tuesday, so I went to […]

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Trying to find some loot

September 23, 2013

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Dear ******, It was nice to speak with you during last week’s Tech Crawl. I was the teacher working on gamifying his high school programming class. I was also the guy who handed out the flyer full of typos. How embarrassing. My students are starting to get into the spirit of gamification and it’s interesting […]

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Surprise Video of the Semester

May 18, 2013

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When Aliens Attack

Friday was the last day of school at Lincoln Lutheran and for our “Finals” period we watched the videos that the students had been working on for the past 5 weeks. They were pretty good, given (a) the time constraints, (b) that it was their first attempt at editing together a video and (c) the […]

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Milestones (of a sort)

May 21, 2012

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so close...

I completely neglected to report on two important milestones, so let me tell you about them now. Last week I passed a quarter of a million miles on the Honda Civic. I knew I was getting close, but for some reason I switched to the trip odometer and missed the actual event. ¬†Except for the […]

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$35,000 presentation

March 17, 2012

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$35,000 presentation

iPad presentation smallIt’s late here; it’s been a long day, and Lauren is too tired to write a post. Our Gala dinner and auction fundraiser for Lincoln Lutheran High School was last night and I was in charge of the presentation where we asked our supporters to donate $36,000 to buy iPads for all of […]

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