April Reading

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Here’s What I Read in April I took advantage of my Spring Break this year to have an orgy of non-fiction, and I finished off two hefty volumes in the month of April. Both with birthday presents (thanks, Mom and Kelly!) Let’s get to it. 1. The Big Screen by David Thomson This book is […]

Photo Update

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Time for some more dumb pictures! I taught this film in my world lit class, and some of the kids even liked it! My grandmother’s driver’s license from the early 1980s. We played Senet in my global studies class. You can download your own game here.  Creepy Steelers doll! I’m glad I had a chance […]

March Reading

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Here’s what I read in March. It’s hard to believe that I didn’t know who Sherman Alexie was until about December, and right now he’s my favorite author going. That’s what’s great about books and literature; no matter how much you read, there’s always a voice you haven’t heard that is just waiting to speak […]

February Reading

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Here’s what I read in February. January, 2014 was the first time in three years that I didn’t complete a “Here’s what I read this month” post. Chalk it up to schoolwork, lagging interest in blogging, and just being plain busy, but I still feel like an underachiever. So, in order to make up for […]

Photo Update

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Time for some more dumb pictures! (above: The City Museum, St. Louis) Pizzelles are a Christmas tradition in the Brame household. The Prayer Shawl You Prayed For! If you forget your bowtie on a Tuesday, sometimes your students will make you a replacement. The City Museum, St. Louis The City Museum, St. Louis Chuck Berry. […]