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The Black History Month Programs at KISD have been remarkable. These programs have showcased some of our amazingly talented students and the speakers have been very inspirational. Our community … more
Summertime fun can result in summertime danger if precautions are not well-kept. This community mourns the loss of a very personable, well-liked man – Randy Morris – this week due to heat exhaustion and we have reached out to those in the medical field and those who work the oilfield for reminders of the seriousness to attempt to prevent this from happening to another family. more
As spring approaches and my nightmares turn to yard work, I’m reminded of the time when my wife and I would start dusting off the birdfeeders so that we could enjoy a few of God’s creatures that don’t poop on our floor when... more
A horse! A horse! My burrito for a horse! In my last column, I recounted the events leading up to my eldest daughter’s I.E.A. Hunt Seat National Finals equestrian competition in Lexington, … more
Before my family’s most recent beach vacation, my wife suggested, under the guise of promoting some father-daughter bonding, that I go with my daughters to get a pedicure. This was actually her … more
These days, I find myself regularly traveling to exotic destinations like Krum, Texas, and Haughton, Louisiana, to watch my eldest and most expensive daughter compete in equestrian competitions. How … more
To those who relied upon animals for their livelihood, the mule had a far greater value than a horse, was considered a dozer of their time, and played an important part in the development of the East … more
I’ve always loved turtles. When I was a little boy, I had turtle figurines, turtle posters, turtle toys, and even a turtle ashtray. (I have since quit smoking.) Every spring, my dad would take me … more
Recently, I had the opportunity to take a grant-funded trip to an educator’s conference in San Francisco, California. Usually when I attend a teacher’s conference, I’m lucky if I make it to a … more
“Stats are for losers.” Everybody from Vince Lombardi to Wilt Chamberlain, Paul “Bear” Bryant to Scotty Bowman, and Dizzy Dean to Yogi Berra is rumored to have made that quote. New England … more
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