In a May 19, 1837 letter to the speaker of the Republic house of representatives, President Sam Houston pressed for full payment as promised to the captain and crew of the Yellow Stone and the rightful place of the steamboat in Texas history.
“If you have to have a job in this world, a highpriced movie star is a pretty good gig.” —Tom Hanks
Education is a challenging process. We combine several critical elements to create learning. Chief among these are committed and capable professional educators, motivated and engaged students, and participative and supportive parents. Learning is not easy to achieve in the regular context of school when we are all together. There are even more difficulties when that physical connectedness is disrupted as it has been over the past few weeks.
You’ll be happy to know that this is the 7th and final chapter of the Pandemic Files. Why so? Because, frankly, I’m getting really tired of all this “stuff ” – and you know exactly what I mean by “all this stuff.” I’m ready as much as you are for this pandemic thing to be over so we can go back to exactly how things were before.
The best part of life is the people we meet living it. We mark years by moments, but time often marks moments by the people we meet.