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Out Of Focus

We’re all familiar with the name Henry Ford. He was the mastermind behind the Ford Motor Company and a big contributor the advancement of our automobiles today. Perhaps one of the keys to his great success is found in his analysis of how people work: “A weakness of all human beings, ” Henry Ford said,…

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The Best Play Of The Game

Anthony Rizzo is the first baseman for the Chicago Cubs. It was the last game against the Los Angeles Dodgers before the Cubs would advance to the World Series for the fist time since 1945, so you can imagine there was a lot of pressure. On Rizzo’s previous at-bat, he disputed with the home plate…

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The Open Door

A preacher had a phone number that was very similar to that of the Public Library’s “Dial-A-Tale” system. Any time a child wanted to hear a fair tale, the youngster would call the number and could listen to a story. Since the preacher’s number was only one wrong digit different, the preacher often received wrong…

"We live in a world of noise: squeaks, honks, laughter, etc. Make a photo of a noise maker you hear today."  This was my second choice for today's dailyshoot assignment.  Since I still had to fill in the old one, I'm posting it under that prompt.  I am VERY thankful that we don't have to use our chalkboards often anymore.  Most of our classrooms are now equipped with SmartBoards, which make only the occasional squeaking noise if your hands are sweaty!

The Chalkboard Squeal

The very mention of it can be enough to cause us to cringe. There are few noises that cause shivers so deep as the chalkboard squeal. If channeled correctly, this noise could easily become weaponized, or maybe just to keep unruly children in line. Either way, the noise is one of nightmares. In fact, as…