Alongside I-40 going into Oklahoma City is a large billboard informing passersby that a large percentage of Oklahoma’s children face a hungry bedtime. In other words, need food. When I saw it, I thought of the old “Feed the Children” programs picturing little skinny starving kids needing some food and we need to “give” some money. But this was right here in America and that disturbs me. In fact, I do not believe it. These programs may be running to take financial care of those who happen to be running them with feeding kids as a secondary factor.Read more
(PART I) Get a pencil and piece of paper and take the test. The weekend’s over and test time....remember? This is for the “younger” generation (assuming a few of them read this stuff. In 1977, I celebrated my 20 th year of teaching!!! Just sayin’.Read more
School is definitely back in session and it is like no other school year we have ever known, but some things remain the same. Namely, the humorous (often) true things that kids say and they don’t even know they are funny.
I do not know just how this is all going to work out. I saw the “Mighty Mustangs” on the cover of the Advocate last week. They looked capable but I must admit I didn’t recognize many of them. Well a few perhaps. Last season was our 100 year to play football and by now we ought to be getting it down pat. Also, last year we sprang off to this real happy 100 start only to see some key players injured and taken out of the picture. We ended the season outside the playoffs something — we have a chance to fix this 101 year.Read more