Monthly Archives: October 2007

Five Books for “Boys who don’t read”

The Seattle library seems to think that boys fall behind girls in reading comprehension and reading for enjoyment; that boys tend to read more magazines and how-to manuals. So here’s five books that they suggest for young men. The Absolutely … Continue reading

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A Huffing Post

Huffing. Huffing is inhaling inhalents because of the dizzy high you get when you breath them in. Sniffing glue? Huffing. Sniffing paint? Huffing. Liquid paper, permanent markers, nail polish removers. Huffers. It’s seductive because it’s “not drugs,” but it’s just … Continue reading

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Flu Shot

What is Flu Influenza (or flu) is a highly contagious viral respiratory tract infection. An estimated 10 to 20 percent of the population in the US contract influenza each year. Influenza is characterized by the abrupt onset of fever, muscle … Continue reading

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Not Your Fathers, err Not your third base

Talk to your kids about sex. It’s important; both to support their holdout against peer pressure and to keep them “on track.” This style of teacher is a dying breed- now teachers are too afraid for their jobs (and in … Continue reading

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Best Word Book Ever – Cover

Best Word Book Ever – Cover, originally uploaded by kokogiak. I wasn’t born in 1963, but I did find this a fascinating walk through two different takes on life.

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