My husband, Peter, and I landed in Mexico again, and we did what we have done in the past. We bought an enormous cake.
When my wife and I took a personal trip to New Mexico, at one point we found ourselves standing in front of an old building that was half in ruins. It was surrounded by a cemetery with rickety crosses, some leaning to the left and others to the right. As we asked about the building, we were told it used to be a church, and as we learned what happened there, we were left speechless.
Iwas sick last week. It felt like a long and miserable 12 days – and that was just Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. I’m not good at being sick. Thankfully, I don’t get much practice. I’m one of those robust and healthy types.
The Texas Education Agency’s annual report was released last week. It indicates per-student funding in the 2021-2022 school year averaged $14,928 per student, up 42% since 2011. However, state funding has only risen slightly in the past decade, while local funding has increased substantially.
Lamesa school students will be happy to know there are two consecutive Mondays and a Friday off from classes in their near future.
In a perfect world, coaches, parents and participants would rightly refer to sports aspirants as “student athletes.”
Ivisited Matthew, the owner of Lucy’s Flour Shop, a little while back. As I nibbled on an enormous chocolate chip cookie, I began to tell him a story.
As parents we instinctively protect our offspring because that is our job. We do not have the luxury of being with them 24/7 so it is up to us to teach our children how to defend themselves.
Since its discovery at the end of the 19th century, Carlsbad Caverns has been an international destination for travelers. Being in West Texas for over 45 years, I have had the privilege of walking the same route from the Visitor’s Center, through the natural entrance, down 1.5 miles to the Big Room and 1 mile around the Room, to the elevators and up to the gift shops, with more than 100 different people from all over the world.