I Smell Pretty

I Smell Pretty (Jerz’s Literacy Weblog) This morning as I was getting ready to take my daughter to preschool, she told me that she sprayed my clothes with “pretty perfume.” I assumed she meant that she had sprayed the pile of dirty clothes near my bed, but my eyes have been watering all day because it turns out she must have sprayed my shirt while I was in the shower. I…

VA Tech, a teachable moment?

There were a few minutes to spare near the end, but I decided to not ask students to share their opinions/feelings just yet, mainly because I didn’t want the class to be a lot of “well I heard?” Now that I’ve just watched the 10pm news and found out the student was an English major, I [like Dennis] feel guilty. My reasons for this guilt are for not yet allowing…