I can remember when the faces in CDVs and daguerreotypes looked funny and old-fashioned. Now they look as familiar to me as the pictures of last year's students. If I had time enough and knew how to do it, I'd photoshop the beards off all the generals in the Civil War and see their faces, sans hair. I think it would be interesting--nothing else.
Since this week starts October, I will be looking for some spookier images. The "Rock Star Summer" chapter is getting a huge rewrite, so looking for some odd stuff will help break up the time.
A student asked me today what I was going as for Hallowe'en. My stock answer is "a teacher," but this year I told him I was going to be going as an historian. BOO!