Monthly Archives: April 2010

Friday Funambulism

April 30, 2010 Comments Off on Friday Funambulism

funambulism (n): tightrope walking; show of mental agility.  Hey!  That word already starts with fun– … I guess that answers the question, “Where’s the fun in that?”  Here are your links: Language Arts: Challenged books – The ALA’s list of ... Read More »

The perfect storm of education finance

April 27, 2010 4 Comments »

My district finds itself in a bit of a pickle finance-wise this year.  Three factors have come together to create one of the toughest financial times this school district has faced. The first is inability to raise our own funds.  ... Read More »

Funraginous Friday

April 23, 2010 Comments Off on Funraginous Friday

Farraginous (adj): disordered; jumbled; miscellaneous. Funraginous (adj): pile of assorted amusements.  I only have eleven this week, so here they are, unordered: BBC photo classes – The Beeb’s Wildlife Magazine’s “12-part series on the art of wildlife and nature photography.  ... Read More »

Funlipendulous Friday

April 16, 2010 Comments Off on Funlipendulous Friday

Filipendulous (adj): hanging by or strung on a thread.  Funlipendulous (adj): the thin thread that ties this definition to amusement (whoa, meta).  Here we go! Social: Old age – This is the elderly age.  As the article points out, “Of ... Read More »

Thoughtful Thursday

April 1, 2010 Comments Off on Thoughtful Thursday

Since tomorrow we are all off on vacation, I thought I’d do the links roundup thing today.  Here’s the list: Social: Afghanistan – The Big Picture’s monthly take on life in the troubled country of Afghanistan includes celebration and tragedy. ... Read More »