With all of my teams eliminated from the playoffs, I feel it is a good time to look back and reflect what I have learned in my first season covering girls high school volleyball and why I will miss it.
What is it about nicknames? In reality, it is someone rejecting the name that is legally what your parents – who at least at birth decided to tell the doctor what your name is. It is kind of an insult to someone’s parents to not call them by their given name if you think about it.
If you were at last week’s Kaufman Commissioners Court meeting you got to see the kind of childish tantrum throwing that I thought could only be seen at day care centers and the House of Representatives.
Well, it’s happened again. I’m burned out on the big headlines. The House approved a bill that would defund Planned Parenthood – a provider of healthcare and not an abortion factory – for a year, Trump has become tiresome, Kim Davis is apparently at it again according to the American Civil Liberties Union and a Texas student was suspended and handcuffed for being awesome. I don’t really want to talk about that news, it’s too depressing. So, I’m going to focus on some lighter news for once.
With school starting last week and this being my first fall not going to school, it has gotten me reminiscing about what I remember about school this time of year. These are my top 10 things I remember about the first few weeks of school with five this week and five next week. This will focus on my memories from middle school and high school because I remember those days better than elementary school.
As the early days of August come you know that with it brings the early feelings that summer is coming to an end. For young people it means back to school, for others it means that the monopoly that baseball has had on the sports channels for two months is about to call it a day.
Who in their right mind 'whistles while they work' in a coal mine? A far cry from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Theater Crandall has brought to life Robert Schenekkan's haunting tale about a 1920's coal mining town, The Kentucky Cycle: Fire in the Hole.
During the 2012 race for Kaufman County Precinct 3 commissioner, both incumbent — and Democrat — J.C. Jackson, and the man he defeated in 2008, Republican Kenneth Schoen, said the roads were the main concern.
This past Sunday, the Steelers wet the bed again in a loss in Cleveland. In doing so, they forced me to accept what I’ve been in denial about the last two and a half years: my favorite team is mediocre.
If you’re one of the 8 million Americans who signed up for coverage during the Health Insurance Marketplace’s initial open enrollment period, you may be wondering how to get the most out of your new health plan.