Archive for August, 2009

Mrs. Smith, Fruit Juice, and the Gasoline Weed

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

I have mentioned in several previous postings about how I was quite adept at getting by in school, making pretty decent grades, and doing very little.  I elevated making the honor roll without effort to an art form.  As an adult, I’m not proud of this.  Well, okay, I’m a little proud—but only from a… »

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Don’t Screw Up Your Life, Part 1

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

I read a very interesting statistic a few weeks ago.  In Bernard Goldberg’s book “Crazies to the Left of Me, Wimps to the Right”, he quotes a pretty startling statistic:  if you 1) graduate high school, 2) don’t have kids until you’re married, and 3) don’t get married until you’re 20 then you have only… »

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Is Praying a Crime?

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

I just received an email from one of my dear friends from college.  Her father-in-law, Frank Lay, is principal at Pace High School in Pensacola, Florida.  My friend informed me that Lay and his athletic director, Robert Freeman, are facing criminal charges for saying a prayer before a meal to dedicate the completion of a… »

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Dang TV

Simpsons Quote of the Day

“My Homer is not a communist. He may be a liar, a pig, an idiot, a communist, but he is not a porn star.” — Grandpa Simpson

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