Robert Rossen hooked me for a couple of hours Sunday.
It’s paradoxical, but true: Sometimes failure is good for us. That was my experience several years ago. I had been teaching high school history for 22 years by then and still had no sympathy for students who didn’t work hard and did poorly as a result. They would often give up rather than try to succeed. Sometimes they would act up in class, further frustrating me.
We just endured months of obnoxious blogs, letters, signs, and grandstanding with the Metropolitan Park District. Get ready for months of more of the same.
Did you get your plastic bag in the mail for the Letter Carriers’ Food Drive? Did you remember to gather a bag or two of non-perishable food items? Were your donations by your mailbox on Saturday, May 11?
Do you know what your life thesis is? You have one whether you realize it or not. We all do. It’s the spectacles we use to interpret everything that happens to us. That life thesis comes as a result of major life events that shaped our thinking when we were young.
I recently finished reading “Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott. For those of you not familiar with the tale it is the coming of age story of the four March sisters — Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. Now, if you talk to someone who has read the book, or seen the movie, you’re likely to hear about Jo and Beth as favorite characters. Meg isn’t really on anyone’s radar, not surprising since she is more or less a non-character in the second half of the book. Amy is the obnoxious one, and it seems she usually gets a bad rap.
The doors multiplied and appeared in all the parks and a few other public areas. They are now in residential areas. The phenomenon has been tracked on the Bonney Lake Gnomes Facebook page, created by Scott Anderson on April 6 and managed by myself, Scott and Tom.