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Category Archives: Fun

Why SF? Why?

I realize more each day that what I know is merely the result of aggregating information. While such a simple statement, it is powerful to recognize that I am nothing … Continue reading

2019-01-27

La Ciudad de los Angeles

Sunday afternoon I was transfixed by a dazzling production by the Castilleja Upper School Theatre: City of Angels. From the moment I sat down in my seat I could tell … Continue reading

2018-04-29

Just Poetry

Sometimes I write bad poetry – here are samples from the past few years Sub Duties Subbed a class today where I bribed the students with a vat of bacon … Continue reading

2018-04-12

Special Message to 2020

Dear Fabulous and Amazing Class of 2020, I know it’s been a month since I’ve seen you all, but I wanted to write to you to say that I miss … Continue reading

2018-03-14

Teacher Memes

Nope… never had this thought

2018-01-19

The MOLE!

BREAKING NEWS [LINK] Holy Moley! The definition of the mole has been shifted by IUPAC! Long live Avogadro’s Number!

2018-01-17

Red & Pink

Headline In the news today (Monday, January 15th, 2018): “GOP Majority Leader Had a Staffer Pick Out Red and Pink Starbursts for Gift to Trump Because They Are His Favorites” … Continue reading

2018-01-15

Hands on Fire

The students of the BLAST club had a… well… BLAST… at the first meeting on Tuesday. Sometimes fire makes things fun!

2017-09-14

Student Demonstrations

In January of 2017, my students planned and conducted a series of chemical demonstrations. I compiled a playlist of the videos made during the process. They are simply wonderful! I … Continue reading

2017-02-25

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