Month: May 2016

Another puzzle clue…

I guess no one solved the May 16th puzzle. Here’s another clue.

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Mars Swings By for a Visit

(CNN) It’s a great time to get a close-up look at Mars, even if you don’t have a telescope. The red planet will soon be closer to Earth than it has been in 11 years: On May 30, Mars will be about 46.8 million miles (75.3 million kilometers) from Earth. Yes, that’s still a long […]

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My Thumb

I stole a writing exercise from Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance where you have your students write about their thumb as an idea instigator and diving board to jump off into the pool of your creativity. They’re told to keep writing for an allotted time and if they can’t think of anything else […]

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