Category Archives: Education

MIZ WTF, Part2

But what about the fraternity’s well-known kitten sacrifice ritual? Oh, Mizzou, my alma mater … A few weeks ago, a fraternity was accused of hurling racial slurs at a group of students that were gathered on their front lawn. Although … Continue reading

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Thanks, Teach!

I think we all have that one teacher, that one unforgettable educator that made a profound difference in our lives and/or the lives of our children. I would like to specifically acknowledge my sons’ junior high social studies teacher. I … Continue reading

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Graduation, Sorta

I cried today, no surprise to anyone who knows me. It’s a trait I inherited from my Mom. One of many. My older son was the cause. Even he admits he was quite the handful to raise, and this is certainly not the … Continue reading

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M I Z … W T F?

I think there is perhaps one point of agreement regarding Mizzou’s recent turmoil; we made the national news! I have tried to explore all sides and listen to opposing viewpoints. I have read news accounts, watched videos, and skimmed through … Continue reading

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It’s Greek to Me

I have never been a fan of the fraternity and sorority systems at colleges, so I am as surprised as anyone to find myself defending some immature fraternity dopes at Old Dominion. It seems that some frat-tastic Sigma Nu boys … Continue reading

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You Can’t Make Me

I have never been a joiner.  I do not wear school colors or team jerseys, attend rallies or demonstrations,and generally try to avoid, at all costs, whatever it is that the majority is wearing or doing.  I am not particularly outwardly patriotic, … Continue reading

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It’s A Slippery Slope

My darling 16 year old has a broken visor on his car.  He decided he should “fix it” with velcro.  I explained to him that this was a gateway fix.  Soon he would be using duct tape, and plastic, and … Continue reading

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