Participation medals, high schools not having Valedictorians because it make others “feel bad” about themselves, the ACT test adding extra criteria in the scoring process so more “diverse” people will be accepted into college. Are they fucking serious?!?? My son worked so hard in high school in Advanced Placement Courses that he was a sophomore … Continue reading It’s Easy To Be Extraordinary In A Society That Encourages Mediocrity
My oldest child, my sweet daughter, Ashlyn, is celebrating her first Mother’s Day this year. I am ecstatic for her because that precious soul was born to be a mommy, it’s also a bittersweet time for me because I can still clearly see her 3 year old face pressed nose to nose with mine, waking … Continue reading Happy “Butter’s” Day
I used to think that animals eating their young soon after birth was icky and awful. In recent months I’ve totally reversed my opinion on such matters. As my husband and I went from happily peaceful empty nesters to having our 21 year old son, his pregnant fiancé and his sixteen year old daughter plopping … Continue reading Teenagers: Living In The Wild
Student leaders at Louisiana Tech are making sure no-hazing policies and attitudes are enforced. During my sons undergraduate studies, hazing became a national problem seen on University campuses across the nation. It seemed for a while that every time we turned on the news at night we would hear about another fraternity hazing event that … Continue reading My Son: Future Dr. Superstar M.D.