CURSIVE R.I.P ?

      I recently heard that cursive, aka script or longhand, was no longer being taught in schools. Promptly I dismissed the suggestion as a wild conspiracy theory. Now, I’ve learned otherwise.  Several students attending the eighth-grade...

PLANNING PREVENTS POOR PERFORMANCE

My motto as a long-term Girl Scout is to “Be Prepared.” However, sometimes stuff happens. I belong to a group that preserves the N.W. Faison House in La Grange, Texas. One of our recent schemes has been to increase visitation to the house by developing children’s...

EEK! A BABY!

One of my Facebook buddies recently lamented that she has had conversations with others who were anxious or upset. Worry appears to be going around these days. I, myself, have seemed adrift, unable to move forward, just wanting to sit around and do nothing. I...

pər-ˈfek-shən

Are you someone who expects to perform in a flawless fashion?  I’ve been fighting that tendency my entire life.  Unfortunately, I’ve passed that gene to my offspring.  I’m probably the only one who, upon entering college, had her mother say “don’t work too hard” and...

WHIRLING DERVISH DELIVERIES

   Never forget the old adage, be careful what you ask for because you might  get it. I talked my husband into getting the RV, and now he has taken to the life wholeheartedly.   The only problem is that he had to buy a few things in order to travel in style....