Utopia

We started taking the kids to Sweet Tomato when our son was about 3 and our daughter was still small enough we could carry her into the restaurant in her car seat. We figured the food was mostly health and it was already prepared...no waiting around for the food to be delivered to our table. … Continue reading Utopia

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Teaching AP US History requires me to deal with unpleasant topics from time to time. Slavery is one of those topics and it basically is an undercurrent of most of the content during the first semester of the course. Typically when I teach about slavery in class, I use the standard historical narrative that goes … Continue reading Half

$1.25

When I was in the second grade, I had a blue pair of KangaROOS sneakers. (Remember those?) I thought they were the coolest thing in the world because they had this little side pocket that zipped up that I could put stuff in...very small stuff, but whatever. They were cool and that’s all I cared … Continue reading $1.25

Origin

This blog has been a long time coming...a really, really long time. About ten years ago I had a blog of the same name on a different site that I used to post pictures that I took at Longhorn football games. That was fun for a while, then my son happened. Before you have kids, … Continue reading Origin