Barack Obama is the President of the United States. America has taken a step toward maturity by electing the right candidate no matter what race. Finally, a dream has been realized. Many people are very happy and there is a sense of hope all over the world. I join in that pride and re-post Dr,… Continue reading We have a new president.
When I heard the learn’d astronomer by Walt Whitman When I heard the learn’d astronomer, When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me, When I was shown the charts and diagrams, to add, divide, and measure them, When I sitting heard the astronomer where he lectured with much applause in the… Continue reading A Little Walt Whitman
In 1999, John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife, Carolyn, and her sister, Lauren Bessette, died when their single-engine plane, piloted by Kennedy, plunged into the Atlantic Ocean near Martha's Vineyard, Mass. I remember hearing the first words of the missing plane and who was on it and knowing it was over. I knew the circumstances,… Continue reading In Memorium : JFK jr.
When I was in the 8th grade I had to commit this to memory. When I taught school I made the kids memorize it as well, though that week they hated me outwardly, they all managed to do it. I hope they still recall it as I do, because for me it was the first… Continue reading We The People…