Folks around the world have all been wondering the same thing: when will Burque Babble officially start to care about the 2008 Presidential Race? In order to stop the incessant calls from Le Monde, Al Jazeera and the Aiken County Standard asking me this question, I now formally announce that I am almost ready to… Read More Gentlepeople, Start Your Vitriol, Mudslinging and Backstabbing!!!
It has come to our attention that Burque Babble has won some sort of award or something. Frankly, we (that is I) have no idea what this award is for (“Most Typographical Errors in a Blog” perhaps), but rest assured that we will do everything in our power to make absolutely sure this sort of… Read More A Sincere Apology To Our Readers…
I admit the question above was my initial response to reading that outgoing APS Superintendent Dr. Beth Everitt beat out two others to get the head job at Aiken County Schools, S.C.. Given any semblance of administrative experience on the part of the other two finalists, just who could Everitt possibly outclass for the job?… Read More Who Were The Other Two Finalists?
Somehow this song fits on a cloudy day-after-Thanksgiving post-engorgement “nod”. Plus it was evidently recorded on “The Johnny Cash Show”. The juxtapositions are just too hard to resist, even if it is one of these new-fangled Internet Video things. Mr. Young, fresh from Canada and looking about 13 years old.
In some ways, the Thanksgiving Break is a vile tempter (I’d say the usual “vile temptress”, but that phrase has always struck me as sexist in the same way that women can be called “bitches” and men don’t really have a identical word to be dropped on them). I’m sorry, where was I…oh yeah, Thanksgiving… Read More Let’s Have The Airing of Grievances Early This Festivus
We middle school teachers stand out in the hall between passing periods, performing “duty”. Especially as my room is right next to the “Nurse’s Office” (quotation marks absolutely needed), I see quite a few adults visitors swing by as I’m standing there smiling and watching semi-closely for neo-adolescent miscreants. I’m pretty good about greeting each… Read More Dear Surly, Distrusting Parent: Thanks For Dropping By!
There are two kinds of people, those who do/will like the new Duke City Fix layout and those that do/will not. It is with a reluctant, quavering blog voice that I admit I do not. I say this even though we bloggers should all stick together and one should especially be nice to the McDonalds… Read More And Now An Anachronistic Word From An Old, Crotchety Guy