Monthly Archives: October 2015

Carving Pumpkins A Growth Activity?

When I was a kid carving pumpkins was almost a right of passage. Picture the kitchen with me! It has a yellow Formica covered table with chrome legs and matching plastic seats on the metal framed chairs . Linoleum on … Continue reading

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Elbert Hubbard Not Just for Historians

Elbert Hubbard is a little known American writer who died in 1915 but his writings still provide a window on modern America. Here are some selected Hubbard quotes that I feel provide instruction for living even today. Old Age: Do … Continue reading

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An afternoon at the DMV.

You know your afternoon isn’t going to be a good one when first of all you get to visit the DMV and secondly the line to get a number to get in a different line has a sign that says … Continue reading

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Parent-Teacher-Torture oh I mean Conferences

October is the month for school conferences in the United States. As a Teachosaur I don’t like conferences for the most part. For two simple reasons; One. If I needed to talk to that parent I should have already done … Continue reading

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Does The U.S. Need A Twelve Step Program?

Is the U.S. Enabling Socialism Everywhere But Here Is it possible that the huge U.S. Defense Budget and the involvement of the U.S. militarily in wide flung areas overseas is enabling socialism in those countries who rely and depend upon … Continue reading

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Things I Am No Longer Shocked By but Probably Should Be!

Lying Politicians Failure to take personal responsibility Forced Political or self serving apologies The firing of individuals because “someone has to go” to appease the public The shoes people wear or don’t wear Swearing without awareness of your surroundings Kids … Continue reading

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War and Fatal Attraction- Drones and Death

Considering the Drone Attack on the Hospital: War is Hell Friendly fire is never accurately depicted or understood Fatal mistakes are made Apologies are never enough Reparations are never enough It is easy to bomb the wrong thing from 10,000 … Continue reading

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