Cheap Instruments

I wrote the first draft of this on a yellow legal pad and with a wood pencil. If you read my previous post, I’m not huge fan of wooden pencils. I find them cumbersome. You have to constantly sharpen them, you can’t carry them in your pocket (unless you want to get stabbed), graphite dust…More

Reasons I’m “Square” (According to my students)

The kids I teach think I’m lame. I suppose this could be true, at least to their teenage brains. I remember thinking all adults in authority were lame when I was a teenager (Rebel, I know). One of my kids called me “Square” one day and they all agreed with her. I was surprised they…More