Archive for April, 2005

“It’s pretty much my favorite civilization”

April 29, 2005

My third grade art students were watching a video about ancient Egypt as part of our Egyptian art unit. It got to the part about the discovery of the Rosetta Stone and the narrator mentioned it was accidently discovered by the troops of Napoleon Bonaparte. In unison, the kids whispered among themselves “Hey, Napoleon Dynamite!”.

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Looking At My Blog

April 25, 2005

Right now I am showing my family my blog. Matter of fact, at this very moment, I am showing them how I create a new post!

Dining Out

April 18, 2005

We ate at one of those sit-down chain resturants yesterday (you know, the ones where miscellaneous items are individually bolted to the wall and/or ceiling?). I got thinking- will we ever look back nostalgically at these restaurants like we do diners?

(old man in the future)- Remember the good old restaurants where we could dine under a hockey stick bolted to the ceiling? And what about those menus? Every item had an exclamation point at the end of the description like it was the best food they ever made!

Don’t Panic

April 8, 2005

Just 21 more days (which is half of 42!) until the release of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy! If you don’t know what it is, I suggest that you check out the movie’s website. If you really don’t know what it is I would suggest reading the book first. Star Wars has got nothing on this movie.