I had some success in high school and college. Winner 1985 Rod Dixon Run
Had a fair amount of success as a Masters runner for most of my 40s.
Short-Term Running Goals:
Have fun, not get fat, stay fit.
Long-Term Running Goals:
Keep running in some fashion.
I teach AP European History and other courses at Alta High School. I coached the track and cross country teams at Alta for 16 years.
Married, two kids - Abby and Andy
My Twitter @murphy_rob
Fri, Oct 24, 2014
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So we were discussing the most influential Americans of all time in class today and a student got mad at me for saying Jesus wasn't an American.
This afternoon I took to the roads and ran a quick 4.25 miles.
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From Fritz on Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 13:00:55 from 22.214.171.124
I hope you don't lose your job over that. So who is the most influential in the eyes of the professor?
From MarkS on Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 13:01:00 from 126.96.36.199
From Rob Murphy on Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 13:18:02 from 188.8.131.52
I had to shoot down Hitler too!
From Rob Murphy on Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 13:18:24 from 184.108.40.206
Washington, Lincoln - flip a coin.
From Rob Murphy on Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 13:20:56 from 220.127.116.11
Actually I'm not sure whether he was mad at me for saying Jesus wasn't am American for me laughing at Jesus being on his list.
I need to be more sensitive and gentile in my corrections.
From Kam on Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 13:30:15 from 18.104.22.168
What about the Kardashians?
From Rob Murphy on Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 13:33:50 from 22.214.171.124
I would go with Bruce Jenner as a track and field guy.
From Jason D on Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 14:08:50 from 126.96.36.199
"Jesus" is very American, but Jesus was not an American. Maybe that is what he meant. Eh, maybe.
I am always careful with students who offer "interesting" responses, but it is often difficult. A former professor used to say, "In fact, you're 100% wrong. But the good thing about that is you can say the opposite of what you said and be 100% right." But the look on students' faces!
From Rob Murphy on Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 16:04:33 from 188.8.131.52
You sound like a good teacher Jason. I would say I need to be more careful with students who offer "interesting" responses.
I would say that beginning with the Second Great Awakening we have done a good job of Americanizing Jesus.
He was a capitalist you know. And a Republican.
From Jason D on Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 19:45:10 from 184.108.40.206
But I have college students, whose responses have been tempered by four years of high school :-)
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