Stories for October 2006

October 29, 2006

I Was a Pre-Teen Pro-Marksman

In the last few days the Republicans have decided that they’re going to win. Everything they’re reading says they’re going to win…Have you ever seen anybody fall off of the roof of a house? I used to be in construction….

October 15, 2006

Cursively Speaking

When handwritten essays were introduced on the SAT exams for the class of 2006, just 15 percent of the almost 1.5 million students wrote their answers in cursive. The rest? They printed. Block letters. Margaret Webb PresslerThe Washington Post…

October 8, 2006

On the Boardwalk

On the Boardwalk in Wildwood, NJ Every summer my family takes a trip to the New Jersey shore. The beaches are wide and the orientation is decidedly family. But the highlight for me is Wildwood’s boardwalk. We always reserve…