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A collection of musings

Night of the Notables: A Reflection

At 10:35pm, I think we all breathed for the first time all night. That day, school had lasted 14 hours, and I think that I can speak for everyone when I say that we were exhausted. But I can only speak for myself when I say that I was happy. Just happy to be a part of the entire production known as Night of the Notables, and to hear success stories.. Read More


Now that Eminent Night has now come to a close, this post will outline some of my major information sources that I have used throughout my project.  Coming soon: my reflection on Night of the Notables. Sally Ride Wikipedia Page: This source provides a brief description of Sally’s life and accomplishments, and I used it at the very beginning of the project to decide on my notable person of study. .. Read More

My Hopes for Night of the Notables: A Document of Learning

Two days to go. It seems hard to believe that it was only a month ago when we had decided on our Eminent person. Our life in Talons had been consumed with the task of collecting research, securing an interview, writing speeches, and creating learning centers. And all the while, documenting our journey through blog posts. BLOG POSTS! Always. In. the. Back. Of. Your. Mind. Anyways… My top priority at the moment.. Read More

An Interview with Bear

Many emails had been sent, and Night of the Notables was steadily approaching. The quest for an interview had begun, and I was contacting as many people as possible, who may have known really anything about Sally. Yes, Sally and I are on a first name basis now. Logically, I began my search at Sally’s namesake organization, hoping to talk to  someone who may have known her personally. I then.. Read More