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Went flying yesterday

March 17, 2019



Curt Niermann took Samith and I flying yesterday while Lauren went to some dinner celebrating the school accreditation visit. I think I got the better end of the deal. About two years ago, at Lincoln Lutheran’s dinner & auction, Curt bid on and won a flying package. I was expecting to just take off, fly […]

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A little bit of Mona

November 10, 2016



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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Tea for two (erm, one)

October 10, 2016



Lauren said, and I quote, ” You have to write the post tomorrow. No tag backs.” Late last week, one of our sixth grade teachers –sixth graders are our youngest students– was anxiously hanging out by that new fangled coffee maker that you put one tiny cup of coffee in, and out comes a full […]

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No world wide web

May 9, 2016



The internet was (actually still is) down at Lincoln Lutheran for most of the day today. I told Windstream of our woes around 10:30 and bothered them every hour for an update on what they had found. Finally, at about 3:00, the 7th guy I talked to said that they had been, “really busy” and […]

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December 21, 2015



I was grading math tests the other day. Things were going along more or less like they always do when you’re grading. One of the nice things about teaching maths is that the grading is pretty straightforward. At least it was until I got to Kyle’s test: I didn’t know what to do. I was […]

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Old Timers

August 26, 2015



We got new atomic clocks at Lincoln Lutheran this year. Our clock system is older than the High School, and the display was shot, so we couldn’t program it anymore. We were no longer using it to ring the bells for class to start/stop (there’s a neat addon to the phone system that plays any […]

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