Monthly Archives: March 2006

Every man in Las Vegas loves me!

Ever since I left for Las Vegas, men have been VERY nice to me. Like the man on the airplane who let me disembark in front of him saying, “This way I get to walk behind you! To uh, bug.. … Continue reading

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the need for speed

(It sounded better than “the need to blog”) So, yeah. It turns out that I can’t really take a sabbatical from blogging after all. As soon as I announced my plan to do so, I started getting this immense backlog … Continue reading

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cyber identity crisis

Every time I think about blogging lately the following question has shoved it’s way to the front of my consciousness; “What’s the use?” My blog is by design a personal one, and I think my entries can generally be divided … Continue reading

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‘I am from’ poem

My students are writing these nice ‘I am from…’ poems right now. They are so delightful that I thought I’d post one myself. I am from white chalk on sun-bleached boulders, from jackaloupes and marmots, billy goats, and the deepest … Continue reading

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4th Annual Croquet Social

Noah M. took this delightful photograph.

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allow me to be a little snarky

Last night I went to see Calvin Johnson play at the Artistary. I LOVE Calvin, I love his music, I love his jokes, I love that he does my dishes when he stays at my house. I love the endearing … Continue reading

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professional debacles

So the job fair last weekend was sort of a bust. There were hundreds of potential teachers wearing black suits and name tags, standing in long lines for five minute group interviews with glass-eyed principals. I was incredibly nervous. Luckily … Continue reading

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snakes or poachers?

I am sitting at a table of six year old boys- all are drawing pictures of volcanoes. I am eavesdropping. “Who do you want to win, Paul. Snakes or poachers?” “I don’t want to answer that. Make it snakes and … Continue reading

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Willow Wonder’s March Goals

I have 3 more lessons to write tonight, and then I have to design an assessment plan and rubric for the integrated social studies unit I’m planning. It’s due on Friday. It’s sort of like my Master’s thesis. But I … Continue reading

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Angela Chase

Urban Honking was featured in the Willamette Week today. There was a front page picture of Steve, Mike and Jona, plus another full page photo inside, and smaller pics of other UrHo bloggers. It was an amazing article, giving those … Continue reading

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