Tag Archives: College

Siblings

When the promised and much-touted GI Bill of Rights proved logistically inadequate to my college ambitions and my father was opposed and unhelpful to them; I turned in desperation for help from my then grown siblings. I’d done the math … Continue reading

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Brothers and Sisters

My father had five sons and four daughters. Out of all his daughters I was the pretty one. While I’m not saying they were ugly, they were no Beauty Queens either. In their prime however, they were attractive enough to … Continue reading

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Prostitutes and Drug Dealers, J.D.,LL.M,SJD

You would be shocked and appalled if you knew how many licensed lawyers in the U.S. actually paid their College and Law School tuition working as prostitutes and drug dealers. Some of them may even hold public office.

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Courtship In The Modern Era

There have been many times I’ve regretted not saving stories I’ve read or heard. This from a police blotter, a Police Report published long ago in a local advertiser: It seems a co-ed at a local college charged a male … Continue reading

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Sadie Hawkins’ Day

Some historically important questions have no absolute answers and never will; and so it is with Sadie Hawkins’ Day.  When is Sadie Hawkins’ Day? It wasn’t just idle curiosity that drove me to do some research on this seemingly silly … Continue reading

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A Fine Madness: Big Bird

Reason with me:  Business is War.  War is Business.  Education is Business.  Education is War.   Big Bird gets him a gat and takes a schoolroom full of children hostage. A SWAT team surrounds the old school building. (P.S.73 – … Continue reading

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A Course in Logic: Ms. Titswiggle’s Lectures

In 1974, against my better judgment and on the misleading advice of a VA VSR I was offered and accepted a three-month advance in monthly education benefits under the G. I. Bill of Rights to cover the cost of college … Continue reading

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