The Circle of Life Moves Right Along

The Circle of Life Moves Right Along

The high school had their awards program back in May, and we attended to watch Colten  be recognized by the Awards of Academic Excellence program, which requires the students to maintain an overall 90 or above average each year in their high school studies. For...
Memories of My Daddy

Memories of My Daddy

My daddy. Sounds a bit Southern and cutesy, I suppose, but that’s what I called him. And it has stuck after all these years. It was always Mother and Daddy. He died in 1992 at the age of 79 of what started out as bladder cancer and progressed to lung cancer.  He...
Now It’s Band, Choir, and Art’s Turn

Now It’s Band, Choir, and Art’s Turn

Just like the athletes, speech, and one act kids, band, choir, and art can advance and be recognized for superior performance. But the process is a bit different in these areas. Athletic contests make it pretty easy to declare a winner; you run fastest, jump highest,...
Maya’s Dance Recital

Maya’s Dance Recital

Dancing With The Stars is a big deal right now. Well, not any bigger than our granddaughter’s first dance recital, which we drove down for the other day. The costumes were just as sparkly, the music just as danceable, the dancers just as attractive, the audience just...