Category Archives: Best of the JLP

Some of my personal favorites.

Seating Chart Wisdom

There’s a lot of strategy and folk wisdom that goes into putting together a solid classroom seating chart. Novice educators often make the mistake of thinking that the process is simple and put together some alphabetical monstrosity that torpedoes any … Continue reading

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Vanishing Tinsel

Hey, what ever happened to tinsel? Unless you’ve lapsed into a egg nog-induced coma (henceforth to be referred to as “nogbrain”) you’re no doubt aware that the Christmas season is here. This is a glorious time of year in which … Continue reading

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From Rembrandt to Richard

Dearest, senile Richard- My summer has been most wonderful, filled with lingering naps and indulgent glasses of rich, warm milk. I spend my evenings enjoying the cool breeze that passes through my sunroom and reading books about men from long … Continue reading

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The JLP is TCB (but not like it used to)

As you have likely noticed, the JLP is struggling to maintain its once-majestic altitude. This is the result of my increased domestic obligations, professional considerations, and the plain fact that I am creatively bankrupt. The kind of people who stick … Continue reading

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Startlingly Depressing Musings

As you know, I am a disappointment. When I was a younger man, the world was my oyster (or Wendy’s Value Meal, as it were). Life was flush with opportunity, a blank page ready to be filled with the finest … Continue reading

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The Biggest Loser Workout DVD: A Review

To the makers of The Biggest Loser workout DVD featuring Jillian Michaels’ torso: Your product is terrible and it does not work. I did this workout four times and I am still really fat. It is blatant false advertising for … Continue reading

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