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A 2-post collection

Fear: The Mind-Killer

As the tell-tale signs of a crisp fall begin to make the shortening days of rural Ohio more enjoyable, I am eagerly anticipating the joys of Winter. Winter is my least favorite of the four seasons, so I must focus on the things that make Winter enjoyable for me. I love playing Fox in the Henhouse in the snow with my kids just like my Grandmother did with her kids and my dad did with his. I enjoy using the snowblower to clear the sidewalks on my street. As a high school science teacher, I enjoy the occasional snow day off from school as much as any student. What I really look forward to doing during Winter is curling up...

The Kobayashi Maru: The Answer is "C"

Kobayashi Maru. Two words that you may not be familiar with unless, like me, you are a fan of science fiction movies. Specifically, Star Trek. The Kobayashi Maru is a test that Star Fleet cadets take during their training. The basic scenario is that a civilian ship is stranded in a neutral, or "no fly," zone inside of Klingon territory. The captain of the ship must try to find a way to rescue the crew of the stranded ship, but risks starting a war with the Klingons if they enter the neutral zone. If you saw either Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) or Star Trek (2009), then you know that The Kobayashi Maru is unbeatable. James T....