Just another magic Monday
Long weekends work wonders in getting me through long Mondays, but so does my job, which often departs from the norm.
Lately it’s a real variety show, as we’re planning some not-your-ordinary electives for our students to take this summer. Yesterday we interviewed a magician, who taught us the french drop, a slight-of-hand maneuver used in coin tricks, among others. (I’d planned to ask him to start with a simple disappearing act, offering myself as a volunteer, or to offer one of my colleagues to be sliced into thirds, but I wasn’t sure he’d know I was joking, and we don’t expect him to give away trade secrets of that magnitude. )
Later this week we’ll be interviewing jugglers (yes, that recent post on the subject was more than metaphorical).