Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Take a Break to Stare at Something Beautiful

Above is St. Francis in the Desert,by Giovanni Bellini.  If you can't see this (and many other works of art) in person, you should check them out at the new

Monday, September 19, 2011

Investigating the H.U.A.C.

I am teaching The Crucible again, which means trying to teach McCarthyism to kids who were born in 1995.  So this year, I showed my class footage of the actual H.U.A.C. hearings.  Have you ever seen this stuff?

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Best Wishes for Another Steelers' Season

Best wishes to all for the 2011-2012 Pittsburgh Steelers' season.  Above, my daughter readies herself for her first game.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Siegfried Sassoon, Poet

Today marks the anniversary of the death of poet Sigfried Sassoon.