Monthly Archives: July 2013

Me and Freaks and Geeks

Freaks and Geeks    So I’ve watched the first few episodes of Freaks and Geeks. In addition to being a fine show that looks as if to have launched the careers of about 10 major actors I think it’s one of the most accurate portrayals of high school I’ve seen. I think it resonates […]

My feelings on the high five

I’m a big fan of the high five. I think it’s a wonderful way to show positive encouragement and affection. I use it with my nieces and nephews. I’ll just say “hey give me a high five” they run laughing over and slap my hand. I actually also use it in teaching. When I’m teaching  […]

My thoughts on airlines

My thoughts on airlines   I want to say that there isn’t an airline that I haven’t had a problem with at one time or another. I used to be like Continental Airlines when I lived in New York but that was mainly because of the Newark airport (Continental’s hub) was better than JFK and […]

Exercise and the mind

Exercise and the mind To understand my background with exercise you have to realize that I was raised by a Philosophy professor and an English professor. Sports weren’t a big deal in my family. Athleticism was even made fun of to a degree. This is funny because I turned out to be somewhat athletic. I […]