Running In My Head

rantings & ramblings of a book-loving, coffee-drinking, marathon-running social studies teacher

Update: State NHD

I told you before about my seniors proving me wrong and advancing to State Competition in National History Day.

This is what happened. Continue reading “Update: State NHD”

A Serious Poster for a Serious Candidate

Everyone’s seen a sign or poster with something lacking: proper grammar, correct formatting, etc.

Some time ago – I forget when or where – I saw this sign: Continue reading “A Serious Poster for a Serious Candidate”

Teaser Tuesday: Prisoner of Heaven

Like a nice roast turning over an open fire, the Wheel of Time has turned to Teaser Tuesday. Continue reading “Teaser Tuesday: Prisoner of Heaven”

Monday Morning Grievance: Allergies

In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.

Continue reading “Monday Morning Grievance: Allergies”

Kona Rides Mr. Tom’s Walker

I had great hopes of writing a blog post for today last night. However, this week just would not end, what with the allergies and sickness and events and such. So, as it is late and I am tired, here’s a video I took of Kona (SIL’s cat) riding Mr. Tom’s walker:

Ten Things You Probably Didn’t Want To Know

There are times when it’s acceptable to write lists. Continue reading “Ten Things You Probably Didn’t Want To Know”

The Quotable Pratchett: Small Gods

No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away

Continue reading “The Quotable Pratchett: Small Gods”

Random Access Memory


A time for rebirth.

A time for loss.

A time for remembering. Continue reading “Random Access Memory”

Wicked Word Wednesday: Pabulum

You can’t create a political movement out of pabulum.

– Robert Reich

Continue reading “Wicked Word Wednesday: Pabulum”

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