Posted by Paula on Apr 23rd, 2010 Comments
My son has another project due for which a “video report” was an
option. The last one of these nightmares was his math video. I’m sure
the teacher offered a choice of many mediums. He could use paper
mache, a mobile, a poster with markers that smell, a puppet show, an
oral report, something instructive with felt board, etc., but my son
always chooses the “video report.”...
Posted by Paula on Apr 17th, 2010 Comments
Last night, while packing in my hotel room in Shelby, North
Carolina, I happened to catch BILL MOYER’S JOURNAL on television. He
interviewed two men who wrote a book called 13 BANKERS. It’s about the
financial crisis. Coincidentally, yesterday the SEC filed civil court
charges against Goldman Sachs, so they addressed that topic as well.
They showed lots of clips from the Financial Crisis...
Posted by Paula on Apr 14th, 2010 Comments
It was only the second day back to school after Spring break, and
I overslept. I was told that the postage to ship my cds would be one
dollar and fifty-six cents, so I bought fifty, dollar stamps, and one
hundred, twenty eight cent stamps. Later I found out from the post
office that the postage would be one dollar and fifty-one cents. I
proudly made sixty copies of my beautiful Spring themed ping-pong
Posted by Paula on Apr 2nd, 2010 Comments
I was just talking to my high school math teacher on the phone. She
lives in Massachusetts, where I was raised. She says Obama is in
Framingham, That’s right beside my home town of Sudbury, and more
importantly, it’s just a stone’s throw away from Natick, where I
worked as a hostess at Bickford’s Pancake House.
What I wouldn’t give to greet President Obama with a stack...