The picture is of our son, Grady, and the distinguished gentleman for whom he is named, Dr. Grady J. Walker. We made the trip up to Tulsa a few weeks back, I just haven’t had a chance to post any … Continue reading
Confession: I slept all day today, and am just now getting up this evening. And in a few hours, I’ll be going back to bed. With good reason of course–my head is throbbing and overstuffed with gunk, my voice is … Continue reading
Academic Decathlon Invitational Competition has come and gone, and a pile of neglected work stares me in the face, saying “It’s my turn. You promised.” Sometimes I wish I could be a bad teacher–you know, the ones who arrive right … Continue reading
Hey Decathletes: your updated scores are posted over on the Acadec Blog, as well as the schedule for next week’s scrimmage.
I’ll take a brief digression from babyland (though he’s in my arms as I blog–one handed,that is) to ask how Sunset High School managed to get along without me today? Was the substitute at least of the human species? And … Continue reading
Looks like the curriculum for the 2004-2005 Academic Decathlon Season is finally in. I’m psyched about the Super Quiz topic: Astronomy! Looks like the “America” theme is out the window, and “Classical Empires” (Egypt, Rome, Greece, etc.) are in. Not … Continue reading