I don’t get the Pun of the Day. Either the answer is too simple or it’s too hard or it’s too corny, or . . . But, yet, it is still wanted. This is my eighth year of teaching, and I’d never offered the figuring out of puns as a way to start class. (I prefer … Continue reading Monday Musings: A Punny Thing Happened . . .
It was my birthday yesterday, and I’m thirteen now! A company called Advanced Cell Technology has recently made a surprising statement: It has created new human embryonic stem cells by fusing DNA from an adult with an enucleated egg cell, a form of human cloning. Many scientists believe this is a new form of cloning. What would … Continue reading Musing for 4/21/14
Why is it that we never have time to relax? first you go to school every week day for seven hours and come home for another two hours of homework. School is always on my mind and it seems like their is no escape. first elementary school, then middle school, then high school, then collage, … Continue reading School
The Rangers have officially clinched a playoff spot. They are my favorite team and I follow them like no other. They are still looking to see who they draw for the first round. They have a good chance to win the cup this year. It will be the chance to make all of the patient … Continue reading Rangers Clinch
This was my one chance. If I win this point I would win the match. As I stood on the baseline in my serving stance, bouncing the ball on the hard green floor, I thought strategically. First, I pointed out my opponent’s weaknesses. Matt had a medium-paced serve and his backhand was better than his … Continue reading The Crucial Point
It was paintball time. I loaded my hopper with 150 paintballs, took off the safety strap, and pushed off the safety button. We started the match with my team standing behind a huge desk on our side. I heard the popping of my teamates’ guns going off and the patter of paintballs hitting our wall. … Continue reading Paint-balling with Friends