Calvin Inspired Peanut Butter Dilemma Redux


A while back, I had a peanut butter dilemma. I couldn’t deal with it. I tried and tried to preserve the purity of the top of my peanut butter, and it sunk farther away each time I scooped some out. I didn’t know how to deal with it. So I tried again. And again and each […]

April 30, 2014

A Danny with 1000 Books He Loves


You want to know what book I love? Me too. I’m looking at my bookshelf and I’m trying to decide which one I really love the most. My eyes keep jumping from dust jacket to dusk jacket and I I keep thinking with every new cover, this is the book I love. But I love so […]

September 8, 2013

Comics No More


Sometime late in high school I started reading web comics–this was in addition to the traditional print comics I read every Sunday in the paper–because I simply love comic strips. This love came back in second grade while visiting my grandparents in Chicago. My grandma gave us each a copy of Calvin and Hobbes: Revenge of […]

February 27, 2013

Another Year Ends, Looking Forward Now


It’s been a year now since I last looked back. I think I’ve come a long way, both physically and mentally. Any year I can say that is a good year, if you ask me. In the first half of the year, I spent much of my time working with students to prepare them for […]

January 1, 2013

Calvin Inspired Peanut Butter Dilemma


I’m proud to say that I’ve read every single Calvin and Hobbes strip I can get my hands on. I think the comic has wisdom to it beyond all of our years. We can learn something from each one of the strips, even if it’s simply that we need to laugh at life a little more. […]

February 5, 2012