“Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter”… This one I caught in the Tribune the other day and called the Editorial Room and asked who wrote this.
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Phys. Ed. was my least favorite class at Wilcox High School. I’d managed to lose most of my excess weight, but I had yet to develop muscle tone.
Did you attend your high School Prom? Do you remember what you wore?
In case you’ve forgotten, Prom Night is around the corner, and it’s time for High School seniors to learn some shopping tips to help them find fabulous gowns and tuxedos for the occasion. For anyone unfamiliar with the term, Prom Night
Every now and then there is something in the news that really gets me going! Right now it is chocolate milk. Why? Because the dairy lobby is pushing the FDA to approve the use of the artificial sweetener aspartame in chocolate milk. Sugar isn’t bad enough now they want to add excitotoxins to dairy products on the […]
Okay, 2012 sort of kicked my butt. Yes. It was a stern teacher springing pop quizzes on my unsuspecting soul, re-teaching me things I thought I had already learned, only to discover that I had acquired a sturdy mental assent on theory but the lessons hadn’t completely made it to my heart. Like a strategist […]
“The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.” –Samuel Taylor Coleridge In early June my daughter graduated high school. When that day arrived, it did so as if it snuck up on me. In the moment of the day-to-day life of raising a child, […]
The year was 1979. The project was to develop the upper grades (7 – 8 ) of a new elementary-school reading program … on an insane schedule. Two of us were acting on tips while also searching on our own for the proper reading selections to fit in the proper grade-level and thematic holes … […]
I’ve been looking at real estate and noticed that school zones create a host of problems, especially concerning property values. For example, the same house may be priced much higher in one school zone because the high school is deemed more desirable. So what’s the solution? Completely centralizing all school zones. If we put every […]
You’ve probably heard that after two hundred and forty-four years Encyclopedia Britannica is ending its print edition as it fully embraces the digital age. This is a sad moment for all book lovers, and a powerful indication of what is to come. To celebrate all that Encyclopedia Britannica has meant to some of us, I’m […]