I have lots of random thoughts, all the time. Even in the middle of teaching class, I have random and occasionally strange, twisted thoughts . . . but what I don't have is as much time as I once had to inflict those random thoughts on you all Time, time, time . . . Force but this week went slow, up until now the school year has flown by but this week is crawling. Can't believe that tomorrow I have to go to work again. On Weds felt like it should have been Friday. Sigh. Oh well, tomorrow is Friday. I'm going with the sibs & maybe Mom to see the opening of a new exhibit at the Carnegie Art museum. Anyone seen any of those painted T-Rexs that are supposed to be around town? I got my lastest order from the CD club today, including "Best of John Williams" two CDs of the best of his movie music. Happy Happy Joy Joy. Blasted the Imperial March. For a Jedi and a Rebel, I have a strange love of that song. I have the bad habit of singing outloud to myself in public. Today I was singing the Schoolhouse Rocks songs of the Preamble and 'Fireworks' (Declaration of Independence) I showed them to my US history classes today. Whoever decided that Open House and Poor Work Notices should be at the same time is a big ol' poodoo slimo! Today was dress as an 'undercover' Jedi/Sith day. The Padawans looked very spiffy in their 'matching' outfits (one light brown the other dark brown). I don't think I looked that bad myself. Even had a lightsaber (mini Luke one, made by Tiger, that lights up and makes a sound). So to answer the question -- yes, that is a lightsaber in my pocket See what happens when I get only a few hours of sleep and too much coffee? Anyone want to come an clean my house? Two hours, three tops, to get it in a decent order again . . . The theme from Schindler's list is playing right now. Its beautiful. I've never seen Schindler's List, believe it or not. Concentration camp films tend to result in me being extremely depressed for days afterwards. The books Five Chimneys and Night left me in a funk for days . . . That people could do that to each other. That people are still doing things like that to each other. But then, I got through Life is Beautiful. That was an incredible film. Perhaps its time I watched Schindler's List . . . Why is it so HOT?? Its frickin October! It should be in the 60's with pretty orange and red leaves on the trees and NOT 80 degrees out! Thats enough random thoughts inflicted on you all for one evening . . . May the Force be with You!