Archive for March, 2011

Jeff’s Trip to South Tama

March 26, 2011 0 Comments
Jeff’s Trip to South Tama

Thanks again to Mrs. Ryan at South Tama Elementary School!  Mrs. Ryan invited me to come to class and spend some time reading with her students.  This was part of the Read Across America program, and I was very happy to visit with the kids.  Reading is a big part of my job, and it’ll […]

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Before/After photos of Japan’s earthquake/tsunami

March 16, 2011 0 Comments

http://www.abc.net.au/news/events/japan-quake-2011/beforeafter.htm Pretty impressive stuff.  Move your computer’s mouse right and left over the photos to see before/after images.

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Jeff’s trip to Waukon

March 16, 2011 0 Comments
Jeff’s trip to Waukon

Many thanks to the fine folks at East Elementary in Waukon.  I was able to visit with the 5th graders again this year.  We talked about the tsunami that hit Japan and saw how much power there is in nature.  We also talked about severe local storms and tornadoes.  The students were very good listeners…and […]

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Jeff’s trip to Cascade

March 3, 2011 0 Comments

I was happy to head to Cascade on Wednesday, March 2.  Ms. Knepper’s class has been learning about the weather, and they had lots of stories to tell me.  We looks at pictures of clouds and learned about different kinds of storms.  We talked about how you need to get down low for some storms […]

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Jeff’s trip to Plainfield

March 3, 2011 0 Comments

In years past, whenever I planned to visit the students in Plainfield we’d have a huge storm with heavy snow and strong wind.  School would be cancelled, roads would be closed.  One year it took us 4 tries before we finally got together.  This year wasn’t the greatest weather, but at least we made it […]

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