This year’s cruise was outstanding! So many fantastic experiences and excursions. By in far our best trip to date. Well worth the sacrifice, time and effort to arrange. Oh, let’s just say that I was “trash keto” these last two weeks. So let’s talk about this cruise. UGLY Size and age of the ship: This … Continue reading Cruise 2018
This Christmas Team Whitaker did something totally off the reservation. We went on a cruise rather than the usual Christmas adventures. Love the extended family and all the Christmas fa-la-la-la, but I am sure we’re going to make this an every other year event for sure. The skinny: 7 night Western Caribbean Cruise on Royal … Continue reading Christmas 2015
This school year started off with very little fan fair. That’s a good thing, trust me. I’m OK with easing into gear and a slow take off to cruising altitude. Let’s look at the current state of affairs. The Exciting I have 15 students. Most are of Hispanic descent. I have more boys than girls … Continue reading And so it begins
This video sincerely voices my concerns for the boys in my class. I’ve always said that “school wasn’t made by a boy”. The very structure of MY class doesn’t encourage boys and really restricts them. That’s right I include myself. I’m just as guilty of trying to get my students to do exactly what I couldn’t … Continue reading Am I on the wrong side of the War?
You know that recently I finished my CrossFit level 1 cert. That was so much fun and it took a huge thing off my “to do” list. Now I’m focusing on a much healthier Jason. I really, truly do my best to be an easy going guy. I’m not as successful as I’d like to … Continue reading This has ZERO to do with teaching
Let’s get this party started Our neighborhood Park. It’s not much. I believe my HOA is in the process of replacing the playground in stages so the 1st stage is the swings. We gave it 2 bowties. We enjoy this park deeply. Not just because of the name. It’s neat and has a huge shade … Continue reading 2nd Whitaker Park Crawl
Creativity is an area I feel I can build, grow and expand in. I don’t think that I’m horrible, but I don’t think I create stuff like I should. So I’m reading a book on nurturing the creative mind. An activity in the book is asking “what if”. The more ridiculous the better. I sat … Continue reading 24 hours of “what ifs”