HS Senior Year Q-aire

Fill this out about your SENIOR year of high school! The longer ago it was, the more fun the answers will be. Graduated: 1989 1. Who was your best friend(s)? Will, Al, Dan, Dave, Bryan 2.What sports did you play? None 3. What kind of car did you drive? 1973 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, which I slammed into a minivan. 4. It's Friday night, where were you? Probably working at the Lou. 5. Were you a party animal? not even close 6. Were you considered a flirt? No 7. Were you in band, orchestra,…Read more …

Battle of the Books

Whoa boy, that was freaking awesome. We rocked the house tonight with Battle of the Books. 41 teams signed up. 38 showed up. About 175 kids in 4th, 5th and 6th grade. 1700 slides of Powerpoint for 64 questions. 6 computers, 6 Flash drives, 4 power strips and extension cords. We had to do a stage setup last week to plan out how everything should be set up. I planned out the scoring methodology, the stage, the seating, the presentation... oh my Lord, we could not have done better. Even having to run…Read more …

32 Q's

1.)Q. Can you cook? 1.)A. Emeril has nothing on me. 2.)Q. What was your dream growing up? 2.)A. Well, I nce had a dream where I was sucked up into the sky and aliens played with my mind. When I returned, my beloved Ernie doll was gone. Was it a dream? Was it real? 3.)Q. What talent do you wish you had? 3.)A. Liquidity. 4.)Q. Favorite place? 4.)A. Mackinaw 5.)Q. Favorite vegetable? 5.)A. Onions 6.)Q. What was the last book you read? 6.)A. Outbound Flighy by Timothy Zahn 7.)Q. What zodiac sign are…Read more …

Crazy Stuff

I've had a few crazy days in a row... First, Tech-Comm was at Northville. I hate hosting the meetings AND being the Committee head at the same time. Hosting a meeting is fine (except for having to buy all the meeting food/drinks). But I made it worse by scheduling a Guitar Hero 2 demo at the same time. Do I have to set the room up, connect up a computer with projector and set up Guitar Hero 2 for play, while getting the food set up, arrange the tables and chair, AND we…Read more …

Worried about Libraries

I'm worried about Libraries here in Michigan. We're facing the increasing reality that the state is going to cut 50% of all Library funding in Michigan because a bunch of misguided politicians have decided that Libraries really don't need that funding. The reality of it is, if they cut this funding, they'll kill almost every Library Cooperative in the state. Library Coop's in the SE Michigan area are already facing the reality of this because they can't get anyone to work as their Director. SLC and TLN will be without a Director shortly.…Read more …