Monthly Archives: January 2006

Put a lid on it, Pat

Joelblog on Pat Robertson’s latest pronouncement:  “…I am an evangelical protestant Christian, and I’m just embarrassed by (or for) him. …truth is Pat Robertson does not have special insight into the providential mind of God, and he does not know “why” Ariel Sharon has had this terrible stroke. Maybe it was to incite Pat Robertson [...]

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Better to air it out now than later

Not to beat a dead horse, but a local ‘political type’ emailed me about our New Year’s party with this dire warning… “I have no comment on the party, but if you are going to run for office, I would be careful what you post. Someone can say you let kids drink underage in your house [...]

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Animal control

Best college football game EVER. I had no business staying up this late, but damn… I’m glad I did.

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Animal control

Randolph County’s Just Shannon is just a little frustrated with her neighbor.  If the neighbor’s dog doesn’t act just right, the neighbor simply calls animal control to dispose of it to make room for another.  So she is looking to take action… but is finding it difficult to do within the law… “…if someone were [...]

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Aycock Middle news

After reading some comments to my post about Jack’s New Year’s Party, I thought I better set the record straight.  Are we ‘cool’ parents? guilty  Stupid? nope.

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Aycock Middle news

The N&R reports on a ‘pilot program’ at Gen. Greene Elementary.  Four sets of microphones and amplifiers have been purchased by the PTA at General Greene Elementary to raise the teacher’s voice above the din of classroom activity.  This is not so new.  Aycock Middle School installed these devices in every classroom over the summer [...]

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Oh! Kentucky

It was great to get back to see all of our family in Kentucky.  We shuffled between Jinni’s parents in Bowling Green and my family who all gathered at brother Keith’s house in Louisville. Between family gatherings we spent one night at ‘the cabin’ outside of Bowling Green.  The property belongs to some dear friends [...]

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We came home to a party

Update: Just so’s there is no confusion here, we did not allow alcohol at Jack’s party, but predictably, some did show up.  When we discovered it, we poured it out just as I stated in the post.  While we strive to be ‘the cool parents’, we don’t strive to be stupid parents. ******************** We rolled back into town [...]

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