Back to School!

Today is a very special day for children all over the area.  For many of them, it is the day they will return to school for another year of learning, mental stimulation, and social development.  For others, it represents those first steps into the world of academia, the beginning of their educational journey.  For some, … [Read more…]

Full of Hot Air

I’m sure you can’t imagine a more fun way to kick-start your Saturday morning than with a pop quiz, so here we go. Does this title refer to: A) Me. B) Matt. C) The great “Mexican Plume”, a.k.a. “The Cap”, a.k.a. the meteorological phenomenon that Texans experience when a thin layer of hot air off … [Read more…]

Teacher’s Meeting

Phineas and Ferb claim that there are 104 days of summer vacation.  I say “phooey on you-ey.”  Because apparently we’re being gypped more than 2 weeks. How do I know this?  Tonight was Meet the Teacher at McGowen.  We’re 82 days in, and already it’s time to go check out the classroom, drop off school … [Read more…]