Today was a proud day for me as an educator. The guest speaker for our 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony was Bertram “BJ” Watson, Jr – a football player for Harvard and one of my first Media Arts students. (This was long enough ago that we didn’t even call it Media Arts back then, but we still made movies.) He was an incredible speaker, and what he had to say mirrored a lot of what I try to teach in my classroom. So naturally, the best…Continue Reading “BJ Watson”
These are not the best photos, but they are the ones I’ve chosen to keep.
As the title says, I have a new camera. An Olympus Stylus TG-870, to be precise. There are better cameras, but this one does what I need and its form factor lets me carry it everywhere, which right now is what I’m looking for in a camera. I already own a DSLR (An older Nikon D600, if memory serves), but its size prohibits me from carrying it around all the time. It’s currently taking up space in my closet. Ideally my NEXT camera will have…Continue Reading “New Camera”
Taught a lesson on using light as part of your composition and embracing/experimenting with failure. These are my example photos.
Was helping the Drama department with set design today. I never feel more productive than when I end the day covered in paint.
Had nausea so bad that I went to the hospital for it. I’ve thrown up before, but never this much and never for so long. The same hospital where Kelli died. Got IV fluids and some anti-nausea medicine, then was sent home to cuddle the cats.