It's a good question: can you get the flu from a flu shot? In an article published in the Washington Post, Libby Richards, an associate professor of nursing at Purdue University, replies with a succinct no to the question that gets asked every year. She goes on to explain why some people may feel "off," and … Continue reading Does the Flu Shot Give You the Flu? Get the Facts, Jack
I posted this video yesterday, and a few people saw it. But it's no longer up. Not to worry, I'll just repost it. So for those of you who've seen it, move on or watch again as you see fit. For those of you that haven't, you'll love it! It's a parody of some of … Continue reading Mask Up! Hamilton Style
“Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.” – Langston Hughes “Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.” – Langston Hughes
Being grounded is tough. It can be difficult to be stuck, to be unable to move forward with our lives, like the boats in this photograph. But what … Grounded
You guys have been working pretty hard, and believe me, I can tell! I've graded a lot of your submissions as I've watched more and more come in. It's a little overwhelming, but it's all worth it, and I'm glad to do it. Now it's time to sit down, take a break, and unwind. So … Continue reading Break Time 3
To say that this time of quarantine is an inconvenience is an understatement. Many of the businesses we want to visit, such as hair salons, movie theaters, restaurants are closed to us, making us feel shut out from a normal existence. Add to that the fact that even schools are closed, and we become more … Continue reading To Continue Along the Path
Happy Easter Eve, folks! Look for a post tomorrow that will explain what our class will look like going forward and what we can expect from each other. For now, though, it's still Spring Break, and I want to celebrate by posting another Rube Goldberg machine video. Special thanks to one of my second period … Continue reading Break Time II
Let's face it, folks - these are stressful, trying times. There's a nasty virus keeping us inside our homes for most of the day, and we're all going stir crazy. Time to take a break. Watch a real Rube Goldberg machine in action!
http://www.youtube.com/watch Do you want a deep fried turkey? A moister, tastier turkey? Check out William Shatner as he explains the dangers of mixing hot oil and water.
What the 50th anniversary of the moon landing has to do with the state of America today.