I’m heading down to NC today after an AMAZING weekend with the wonderful Wesslers in Silver Spring, Maryland (more on that and them later this week).  While I’m down south, I’m planning on hitting every thrift store for things for my new flat.  One thing on my list is a globe for August’s room.  I used to look for globes for my classroom, but I discovered that the ones that have been donated to thrift shops are often horribly outdated (showing the USSR, East and West Germany, and don’t even get me started on Africa).  Since I use globes for educational purposes and not just pretty displays, I can’t get a mislabeled globe.  So.  I’m going to fix it with some chalkboard paint.  Either doing something like this:

Or, more likely, this: