Recent Posts - page 3

  • Reading

    I don’t really like to travel. Okay, that’s not completely accurate. I enjoy visiting different locations away from home. I just don’t enjoy the travelling part of travel. I need to get a teleportation device of some kind to beam… Read More ›

  • Sunflowers

      I love that my kids always want to help me with my garden. Even when they plant the seeds too close together and I have to replant them…even when they step all over the green beans while trying to… Read More ›

  • S

    When my wife and I found out that our first born was going to be a boy, we did what every set of parents does…we tried to pick a name. We could have just named him after me, but I’m… Read More ›

  • Famous

    Not me…my ancestors. I, hopefully, will never be burdened with fame (or infamy). One of the interesting aspects of history for me is studying my own family’s past. Now I don’t get carried away with genealogy and historical records. I… Read More ›

  • 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… Read More ›

  • Half

    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… Read More ›

  • $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… Read More ›

  • 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… Read More ›