I honestly can’t remember the first day of my school in kindergarten through 12th grade but watching Texoma students prepare for a new school year made me a little nostalgic about my first day of college.
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Relationships are hard.
Why aren’t there whole wheat hamburger buns with sesame seeds? It’s a question I ask myself every time I go down the bread aisle in the supermarket. I always look for this specific combination and always come up empty.
Experience says returning to a paper I’ve worked for before is going to turn out really well for me.
Despite being in my early 30s, every once in a while something comes around that makes me feel older than I really am. Over the weekend, I had one of those moments.
My wife and I do a pretty good job of dividing up the household chores, but neither one of us pull out the vacuum cleaner as much as we should, so we saved up and purchased a Roomba vacuum cleaning robot to clean while we’re at work.
There is a mural in Austin located on the side of what is now a Tex-Mex restaurant on the corner of Guadalupe Street and 21st Street. The mural, which was done in black spray paint against a gray, brick wall, is of a strange-looking, alien-like frog. Above it are the words, “HI, HOW ARE YOU.” It is iconic in Austin and has survived graffiti and attempts to have the host building demolished.
I purchased my vehicle almost two years ago.
I have an awkward and slightly embarrassing confession: During my preteen years, I was a little chunky. Sure, I find it hard to believe that any child could be stick-thin during those awkward years of 11 to adulthood (maybe I’m exaggerating), but I was a little bigger than most kids my age.
My first day back at the paper was Monday and one of my first tasks was preparing for that evening’s regular Sherman City Council meeting. Obviously this was right up my alley, as I had covered the council for the whole of my previous stint at the paper, and it was always one of my favorite meetings to attend.