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Only the printing process is done "by hand." Students made their designs using a free program called Inkscape. The stencil was cut out using my Cricut.

Yesterday my Media Arts majors did a test printing of a t-shirt design. I was a little worried that cardstock would be too thick to use as a stencil, but fortunately fabric is flexible enough for this to not be an issue.

When we're done, each student will have their own unique design on the front and a common design on the back.

In an introspective moment, Smudge wonders if sleeping, eating and pooping really is him leading his best life. Spoiler: It totally is.

The alt text in this comic about file formats made me visibly cringe.

of the five articles I set out to secure, I managed 29

good enough

Proud teacher moment 

taxes, an explanation 

taxes, an explanation 

taxes, an explanation 

LB: "Most likely, Facebook is on Microsoft's Edge whitelist to support the social network's large collection of legacy Flash games."

Candy Crush will be the death of us all, apparently.

Microsoft Edge contains a hidden whitelist that lets Facebook always run Flash, even bypassing click2play policy:


Radio host / comedian Joe Clair came to my school today. My students got to ask him questions about what he does and how he got there.

The whole event was incredibly inspirational and I'm glad our kids had this opportunity.

I can take no credit for this. Our other Media Arts teacher did all the organizing and it was incredible.

Welp. I have been hit with one too many unexpected expenses and I'm officially Broke for the rest of the month. If you've got a couple bucks you can toss toward groceries, I'd really appreciate it.

Looks like this is another day for writing something, then deleting it instead of posting it as it does not pass my bar for "worthy enough to be shouted into the void."

I hope I have interesting things to say again, soon.

Illness, Widower, Imposter Syndrome? 


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