As Dandy Don Meredith used to sing “turn out the lights, the party is over” it could have been referring to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Texas has deployed state resources to Florida to assist in response and recovery efforts in the aftermath of the devastation caused last week by Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms to hit the United States in the past decade.
The end of the first nine weeks is here which means a much needed long weekend is too. I love all of my students, but it has been fast and furious all year long so far so I am excited for the long weekend.
When you survey the current situation, it reminds me of Johnny Cash singing “I fell into a burning ring of fire, I went down, down, down and the flames went higher and it burns, burns, burns” . . . Nothing seems to be working but it reminds me of 1972 with Vietnam and 1982 with 20% interest rates and the then-presidents had no chance of being reelected.
Many male friends tell me, “I am losing my hair. What can I do about it?” I suggest they do what I did… get rid of your mirror.