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On chapstick and pop culture

<Girl student drops her EOS lip balm on the floor.>
“It’s Pokemon!”
“Pikachu! I choose you!”
“Very funny guys, now someone pick it up.”
<Boy student picks it up and promptly throws it again.> 76 more words


On Wishbone

“So, to give you an idea of the pieces of the story before we read them, we’re going to be watching clips of Wishbone-”
“The little dog? 29 more words


On "The Stirrings"

It’s that time of year again, where we read about sexual feelings in The Giver, and my kids dissolve into giggles. Last year was pretty good, but this year’s sound bites were, too. 218 more words


On an everyday superhero.

<Student and I walk out of the building toward my portable together. Maintenance men startle us both by hammering on the roof.>
<Student shoves me behind him, away from the noise.> 98 more words


On spelling quizzes and such

“Number two is ‘October,’ like the month.”
“Nooooo, October.”
“Son la misma, Miss.”
“Noooo, hijole! They’re different! October is spelled with an ‘O’ and Octubre is spelled with a ‘U’!” 60 more words


Quote of the Day

Once the amateurs naive approach and humble willingness to learn fades away, the creative spirit of good photography dies with it. Every professional should remain always in his heart an amateur.

~ Alfred Eisenstaedt

Reasons Why People Around Us Are So Selfish

From self-centered co-workers to self-interested friends and acquaintances, we’ve all met people who only seem to be out for themselves. Read on to learn the reasons why some individuals are more self-absorbed than others. 515 more words

Social Psychology