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  • High School Grad Can’t Have Diploma Because He Loves His Mom?

    This story is very hot on the internet right now. A high school graduation ceremony on Friday, June 12th started just like any other. Students names are called and they go on stage to accept their diploma, the end of one journey and the beginning of another. In this case, one of the graduates went on...
    Posted to Weblog by parker on 06-17-2009
  • The Revolution will be Twittervised

    Click on the picture to see the astounding larger version. There is a monumental piece of history going on right this moment. Most people are familiar with the controversy of the Iran Elections that happened last week. Incumbent "President" Mahmoud Ahmadinejad somehow won 63.29% of a vote over...
    Posted to Weblog by Raikus on 06-15-2009
  • Swine Flu Symptoms

    With “swine flu” having been confirmed to be quickly spreading throughout the US, many people are in a panic to check online for the symptoms of this potential epidemic. More important than where this disease might be showing up is whether or not it could be affecting you or a loved one. At this time...
    Posted to Weblog by parker on 04-29-2009
  • More Reasons Why I HomeSchool

    I read not one, but two appalling stories today in the news about children and the public school system. I could not have decided to homeschool at a better time. Not sure what area this story is from, but two fifth-graders were recently arrested for selling marijuana at their elementary school. My oldest...
    Posted to Weblog by parker on 04-24-2009
  • Postage Prices Increase May 11, 2009

    Well, it’s May again and once again the post office will be raising their prices for mailing first class. The full list of the new prices is now posted on the official United States Postal Service website at: Some of the more common price changes are: $0.44 Letters – first ounce $0.88 Large...
    Posted to Weblog by parker on 04-14-2009
  • Extreme Makeover Home Edition

    I normally don’t watch the Extreme Home Makeover show, however, friends and family contacted us last night to watch this special Tallahassee, FL episode of a large family who desperately needed a new home. I regret that I missed the beginning of the show and the introduction of both parents and their...
    Posted to Weblog by parker on 04-13-2009
  • Spanking Children

    Is “spanking children” a part of the job description for a school official? Yes, those of you who read my blog know that I homeschool now, and although this is not the reason why, it does help me feel it was the right decision. A local vice principal “paddled” an 11 year old boy last month for bad behavior...
    Posted to Weblog by parker on 04-02-2009
  • Natasha Richardson Dies From Skiing Accident

    Today’s news is saturated with a sad loss in the entertainment industry. 45-year old actress, Natasha Richardson has died due to a head injury after a skiing accident this past Monday. Richardson, wife of actor Liam Neeson, was injured during a private skiing lesson she was taking in Quebec. According...
    Posted to Weblog by parker on 03-19-2009
  • Preschooler Brings Marijuana to School

    This is awful! How in the world does something like this even happen? This was a 4 year old little boy whose brother uses marijuana. The boy knew what it was because he showed it to a classmate and told them it belonged to his brother. The 4 year old even called it “weed.” The little boy was asked about...
    Posted to Weblog by parker on 03-12-2009
  • Send Your Graduation Invitations Early

    A woman in Oregon was invited to attend her nephew’s graduation from high school. What an exciting event…to see a new baby born, watch them grow, go to Kindergarten, go to middle school and before you know it, they are graduating high school. The only problem with the invitation is that it arrived 22...
    Posted to Weblog by parker on 02-23-2009
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