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Dreher has composed a piece that hits at the core of where we are failing in our k-12 education as well as the crux of what is ailing our country politically. Our democracy depends entirely on having a populace that is not only educated in the sense that we can read/write/cipher, but also in that we have been groomed to use our ability to reason effectively, especially in matters of public policy that affect our entire nation.
I'd like to thank Job's Daughters and the Mason lodge for a fine Thanksgiving Dinner this evening. The food was great and the money went to a good organization. The was the first year we went and we'll be going back next year. Now back to the regularly scheduled Baldwin Speak Out weather reports.
We are in the midst of an El Nino cycle. This occurs when the Pacific Ocean waters off of the South American coast are warmer than normal.
By the early part of next week, we have a cut-off low in the jetstream flow that will be moving in through southern Kansas.
How about a place where we can look with hope and civility at what we think lies ahead of us in this town - as a group and as individuals?
There have been several occasions I would love to add more hours to the day. Sometimes there's just not enough time in the day to get everything done. This weekend we got that extra time thanks to the end of daylight-saving time.
We had quite a bit less trick or treaters this year. Where did they all go? Are people getting paranoid about taking their kids house to house? I hope not.
I have found myself mentioning a "gloomy" forecast very often throughout the past month.
Please Vote No on Both Sales Tax Issues
WHAT IS HAPPENING TO THIS "SMALL" TOWN?
Several days of below average temperatures, including three days of record coolest high temperatures (Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday), will come to an end by later this week.