“First, God created idiots. This was for practice. Then he created School Boards.” — Mark Twain For a limited time, this classic tale of adults behaving badly is free at iTunes for all Apple devices.
After a murder at Bonaire Elementary, Richard and Anna [...]
I’ll never get rich by digging a ditch
I’m in my back yard now! Reclaiming our back yard: Civil Engineering phase
As part of our landscaping project, I’ve got to clear up the drainage in the easement behind our back yard (the easement extends well into our yard, so I definitely [...]Continue Reading →
Thanks to Steve Herman for posting this:
As I was waiting in line behind an older gentleman at Wendy’s recently,I heard him ask for his senior discount. The girl at the register apologized and charged him less. When I asked the man what the discount was, he [...]
A 12-year-old African-American student faced expulsion and criminal charges for writing on a school bathroom wall. This Henry County, Georgia issue is a microcosm of an issue that dogs American school systems. A state legislator has taken up the banner and plans to pursue the issue. Check it out.
According to authorities, he was asking for it. And he was HUGE.
It happened at 8:35 a.m. Monday in the 13700 block of Orchard Ridge Road in Hancock, [...]Continue Reading →
From the Wall Street Journal:
At Chapman School in Nebraska, resourceful students hawk pizza and cookie dough to raise money for school supplies, field trips and an eighth-grade excursion to Washington. They peddle chocolate bars to help fund the yearbook.
But the sales won’t be so sweet [...]Continue Reading →