Funny Marathon Signs I saw along my way (G-rated) • “I thought they said 2.62 miles” • “Run like someone is chasing you” • “Run like you stole something” • “If you think this is difficult, try childbirth” • “Run like death is chasing you” (word ‘death’ is replace by a picture of the grim reaper” • “Touch here for power” picture of a star or a little kid’s hand.
Marathon Lessons • Don’t start in a group that’s faster than what you train at, by mile 8 they will leave you. • Bring music in case you fall out of your group. • Pray that it doesn’t precipitate (blisters on your feet) • Just because you can run 20 miles doesn’t mean that you can run 26.2 • You always run more than 26.2 miles, I ran 26.75 • Don’t eat Vaseline • Older women can dance hip-hop (Homewood) • Running hills suck, not while you’re doing them, but 2 miles later • Don’t try chit-chatting with other men that are running their first marathon they are “in the zone” • Your GPS is never right when it comes to distance.
5 May 2014 • Today, will be an amnesty day. You will have the period to complete assignments that you failed to turn in on time. This must be done quietly. • You must turn in 12.4/13.2 • There will be a documentary playing about the Presidents of the United States. • You must be quiet, if this isn’t followed we will begin the next section. • All incomplete assignments are due by Tuesday, quizzes included. • Tomorrow we will be working on 13.4 and there will be a quiz later this week on the content from 13.4.
The Lone Star Republic • Why did Texans seek independence from Mexico? How did they finally achieve their goal? • Why did northerners and southerners disagree about annexing Texas?
Folk Heroes Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie • Ballad of Davy Crockett • Deconstructing the Alamo • 13 days to glory
Election of 1840 About 2.5 million ppl vote. Harrison receives 53% of the popular Van Buren receives 47%