This might be a bit of a boring post, so you may just want to skip everything after the photos. It's OKAY, I understand!
What were we talking about? Well, a number of things, but mostly, we were discussing evolution. I managed to bring into the discussion a little about the Missoula Floods. I taught them something that I knew at their age. I knew that the granite rocks in the valley are actually erratics brought in on ice bergs during the floods. If you're interested in learning about the flood, and you should be, all you have to do is Google it and you'll be an expert in no time. Suffice it to say, however, that these floods were a big thing around here. They were what was happening during the ice age.
I stuck around while several students came in after school to work. While they were doing that I wrote a few e-mails and then went to investigate the rest of my lesson. Learning, as I did, that it promises to be annoying and a great opportunity for my Active Non-Learners to avoid more work. Ah, well, it can't ALL be lecture.
I really want to get a new lens, but I can't figure out a way to make it seem right. You know? We have bills and a daughter, and what I want is a lens? That's not cool. BUT DAMN!! It's a macro! I REALLY want a macro lens!