Two of my students are working on an incredible project. They’re putting together a two stage rocket that they built from scratch. I’m beyond excited […]

Bowling and Nachos


It was colder in Buffalo than it was in Antarctica today. We hit -30 below with windchill and it was an overall brutal day outside. […]



My Quest students have been inspiring me to keep learning more and creating new things. In that spirit, I decided to reinvent Quest.Rocks as a […]

BYOC 2.0

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After an incredibly successful Worknight, The Hoofprint staff built on their momentum with a meaningful Bring Your Own Cereal event at 6:45 this morning. I […]

Aim for Happiness

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BHM School is participating in the Bounce Back Happiness Project. We’re trying to help build resiliency in the community in cooperation with Duke University and […]

A new look Worknight


Tonight’s Hoofprint Worknight was easily one of the best Worknights in the past four years. I haven’t been this happy coming home from a Hoofprint […]

CrapCam saves the day

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Every five school years, teachers in Minnesota need to renew their licenses. The process involves going through 125 hours of additional training in a variety […]

Proofs and Jon Stewart

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I think about Jon Stewart a lot. He recently gave up hosting The Daily Show, a job that he seemed born to do. I try […]

Building a snow fort


Today was bitterly cold. I had a wonderful day out with Mandy while the boys were at my mom’s new place. This photo is from […]

An Old Philosophy

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Note: Instead of using a screenshot of a text document, I decided to post one of my favorite moments of 2015. It’s from a float […]