Archive for April, 2007

Missing the point on truancy

By From • Apr 30th, 2007 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

This Washington Post article shows that school officials completely and totally miss the point when it comes to truancy. Truancy is a symptom, not a problem. Hiring more enforcement personnel and spending more time and money dragging kids back to schoo…

The Last Colony

By From • Apr 29th, 2007 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

In The Last Colony we return to the universe inhabited by John Perry and Jane Sagan, our heros from Old Man’s War and The Ghost Brigades. They are happily married, retired from military duty, and living the comfortable life of civil servants while rais…

Winning and losing in youth sports

By From • Apr 23rd, 2007 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

Shannon has stirred the pot with her post extolling the virtues of going for the win in youth sports.
Winning is more fun than losing. Even the most hardened anti-competitive socialist will probably agree to that. However, in youth team sports, no sing…

Pairing Beer with Food

By From • Apr 1st, 2007 • Category: Blog Entries.Local

What tastes best with a pilsner or a stout? For winies, matching food with wine has become second nature. Have no fear, the article provides some great examples of how to match beer with your meals.