currently reading...

currently reading...
Crossing to Safety

favorite novels...

  • the brothers karamazov by fyodor dostoevsky
  • anna karenina by leo tolstoy
  • cry, the beloved country by alan paton
  • the inferno by dante alighieri
  • catch-22 by joseph heller
  • doctor zhivago by boris pasternak
  • for whom the bell tolls by ernest hemingway
  • the secret agent by joseph conrad

favorite short stories...

  • the death of ivan ilych by leo tolstoy
  • the enduring chill by flannery o'connor
  • revelation by o'connor
  • master and man by tolstoy
  • harrison bergeron by kurt vonnegut
  • greenleaf by o'connor

other english/language arts teachers...

a sports fanatic...

In addition to managing my own fantasy football league (The League of the Jackals), I am an addicted follower of various sports. I am fanatically loyal to my favorite teams: the Minnesota Vikings (; the Denver Nuggets (; the Colorado Rockies (; and the New Jersey Devils (

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Tuesday, August 28, 2007

a new year...

Well, not really. Rather, a new semester. I am now officially a second-year graduate student; two years from potentially being in my own classroom. Meanwhile, it appears as though my blog from last semester will be resurrected. Just in time for football season. Besides postings from my extra-curricular passions, I'll see if I can't add some new educational materials as I continue along this path of developing my rationale for using technology and integrating technology into my understanding of english education. Thanks for reading along....