Middle School Philosophy, Day One

Starting today, I am teaching a seminar on philosophy to a group of ten 7th graders and 8th graders at my son’s charter school. We will meet 45 minutes a day for three or four days a week. Today will be our first meeting and our only meeting this week. The goal of seminars at […]

Go Utes! #utes #alexsmith

@Utah_Football alum Alex Smith in town to visit @UtahCoachWhitt Great to see him back in Utah #Chiefs #GoUtes #Utes pic.twitter.com/gxl03EyhDU — Utah Football (@Utah_Football) April 2, 2014 The above tweet with a picture of Coach Kyle Kyle Whittingham and Alex Smith brought back of wave of good memories. Mostly memories about my son Shem. Shem […]

This Is My Kind of Scouting

While I am not good at camping, I am the perennial citizenship membership merit badge counselor and I am currently the assistant scoutmaster in my boy’s troop. As a teacher and blogger, I am primarily a user of technology. I do not understand the technology, science, physics, or math behind the software or the hardware, […]

Swing Away Shem: Baseball and My New Deacon

Shem turned twelve-years-old on March 6. Shem was born in Syracuse, NY and he is an amazing kid. Saturday, Shem had a whirlwind baseball day. He started the day with his first baseball practice of the season. This is his first baseball season in Las Vegas. He is on the Paradise Valley Little League Cardinals […]