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Showing posts from August, 2009

Oakboro Cruise-In

How Did You Earn The Right To Sit Here At This Desk?

A lesson that should be taught in all schools . . And colleges
Back in September of 2005, on the first day of school, Martha Cothren,
a social studies school teacher at Robinson High School in Little Rock ,
did something not to be forgotten. On the first day of school, with the
permission of the school superintendent, the principal and the building
supervisor, she removed all of the desks out of her classroom.

When the first period kids entered the room they discovered that there
were no desks.

'Ms. Cothren, where're our desks?'

She replied, 'You can't have a desk until you tell me how you earn the
right to sit at a desk.'

They thought, 'Well, maybe it's our grades.'

'No,' she said.

'Maybe it's our behavior.'

She told them, 'No, it's not even your behavior.'

And so, they came and went, the first period, second period, third
period. Still no desks in the classroom.

By early afternoon television news crews had started…

Civil War Intantry Weekend

A little more history was shared by these people about the Civil War. I guess it's the little tid bits of information that I get from these people that make the trip all so worth while for me.

Country Homes Outside Of Charlotte

Armor All With Tony Stewart

This is the latest Armor All commercial and done with Tony Stewart. What I found so neat about this one is that where it was done. This store is just a couple miles down road from me. Click on the title here and it will take you to the Armor All commercial. See the one "Check out Tony in our latest commercial".

Luna Moth

Found this one on the storm door to the backyard this morning. Really a pretty moth and this one was about 4 1/2" across.

Shackleford Banks

The Shackleford Banks out in the distance there, which is located off of Atlantic Beach, NC. Click on the title and it will bring up a page about the wild horses of Shackleford Banks.