Blog Intro

Blog Intro

Quote of the Week

“You are the one thing in this world, above all other things, that you must never give up on.” – Lili Reinhart

Fact of the Week

There is a stadium in Brazil in which the midfield line lies on the Equator, making each team defend one hemisphere.

Joke of the Week

As an attorney in a major New Mexico law firm, I have many colleagues who work long hours. However, the reputation of one of my partners’ workaholic ways even extended beyond the office. He not only had to leave work early one day because of a medical problem, but was also told by his doctor to stay home until the end of the week. My colleague grudgingly agreed to comply. In the middle of the week, our receptionist received a call for him. She announced that the partner was out of the office until Friday.
"Good," the caller said. "That’s all I wanted to know." It was my partner’s doctor.

Comic of the Week

Comic of the Week

Friday, September 26, 2008

Brendon's Triumph

As some of you may know, Brendon has had a real struggle when it comes to academics. I have been trying to get some help for him from the school since 5th grade, and finally this year (ninth grade) someone finally took me seriously and listened. We have also added some other strategies to this (I won't go into details) and it is finally starting to help. I went to his parent/teacher conferences last night and his teachers had glowing remarks. "Nothing missing", "What a great student", this one is my favorite "The Brendon of last year and the Brendon of this year is like night and day". It was so awesome to go and meet his teachers and only spend five minutes with them, telling me how awesome he is doing, rather than spending 30 minutes with them trying to encourage him to do his work and turn it in. He is so close to a 3.0 right now he can taste it. Keep up the good work, Brendon, you'll get it!

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