AMY'S RANCH SLANTS A Ranchwife's Slant Core Value #5: Expand
Expand is a core value that is mostly a regular reminder of a continuous goal I have to grow in my column writing. Its a core value that keeps me focused on improving and growing in different aspects ... Posted on 5/1/11 at 8:00 PM
Wes Morgan is afraid to be even a little arrogant.
The fifth-year head coach of the Mitchell High School girls’ basketball team talks mildly about his defending state champion Kernels, who open their season Tuesday at Brandon Valley.
Once you enter the field of education and hear of a new idea for teaching or student behavior or any area of reform, you will also immediately hear an older colleague make one of the following comments:
“We tried that back in aught-four and it didn’t work.”
“Oh, not this again.”
“Don’t let the pendulum hit you as it swings by!”
BELFAST, Northern Ireland — The extinct political slogan “As Maine goes, so goes the nation,” may be supplanted by what is happening in the United Kingdom. There is a form of functional political illiteracy here that does not bode well for the United States should it follow Britain’s very bad example, particularly on matters involving immigration and health care.
The jump in the unemployment rate to 9.1 percent and the paltry increase of only 54,000 jobs in May would be a challenge for any president. But for President Obama it is a threat in some additional ways.
NEW YORK — In a slender essay titled “Here Is New York,” E.B. White wrote about the implausibility of the great city, mentioning among other things the millions of gallons of water needed each day just so people could brush their teeth.
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