Tuesday, May 1, 2012

No Pinta, no Santa Maria…only Neenah

...as in Neenah, WI, where I spoke at Horace Mann Middle School and Neenah High School on 4/30/12.

Several weeks earlier, I was warned that the Horace Mann gym has many skylights, making it difficult to make it dim enough for PowerPoint. But the school offered a generous solution—cover some of the skylights from above.

It worked fine. And the large audience was attentive and participatory.

At the high school, it was a treat to see several original newspaper front pages about the moon landing framed and on display. Here is one: 

The auditorium in which I presented:

Neenah was a most charming experience—my host was one of the sweetest I’ve ever worked with, and the community worked hard to make the visit possible. Thank you all.

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