Monthly Archives: August 2011

“Top Ten Things Overheard During the East Coast Earthquake”

“Top Ten Things Overheard During the East Coast Earthquake” 10. “How can we blame this on Obama?” 9. “Please God, take the Jersey shore!” 8. “New York earthquakes are better because of our thinner crust” 7. “Did you see how … Continue reading

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Fairmont's Fall Classic & Patron Drive

Fairmont’s premier marching band competition, The Kettering Fall Classic, will be held on October 8, 2011. The band boosters are inviting you and/or your business to consider becoming a patron for this event. Your support of the 2011 Marching Band … Continue reading

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Sitting in the stands…

I will be honest. I only attend football games for the marching band.  Yes, I am now in my fifth year as a marching band parent so there is an incentive to get me to the games.  For me, I … Continue reading

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Chief… oh, Chief…

It was so cool this morning and this afternoon that I set a box fan just outside my study so it would push in some cool air. Chief kept walking in front of the fan, nudging his nose in the … Continue reading

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Historical Trivia

Thanks to Debbie Allen for this trivia…. HISTORICAL TRIVIA…… Did you know the saying “God willing and the Creeks don’t rise” was in reference to the Creek Indians and not a body of water? It was written by Benjamin Hawkins … Continue reading

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Ahhh… my selfish time…

In less than 15 minutes, Quintin will return home from his first day of high school. The boy was so eager to begin this new chapter of his life, and I am so proud of his enthusiasm. However, I will … Continue reading

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Navi & Chief greet the teachers…

So, this is really Navi and Chief’s first experience with the start of school. The end of this past school year there was no back fence to keep them in, and they could easily escape from the deck; therefore, they … Continue reading

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