Life Lessons Learned at the Swimming Pool: NO RUNNING!

July 24, 2012 | Posted in Informative, Just For Fun, Preparing for College | By

Who hasn’t heard that whistle blow and the lifeguard shout, “No Running!”  As a parent it is easy to explain that running on the pool deck is dangerous simply because it is wet and it could cause us to slip and accidentally hurt yourself or someone else.  As a child, though, we instinctively know that the shortest distance between the ladder and the diving board is a straight line and the best way to beat your friend and be the next in line is to RUN!  Read more →

Productive Procrastination?!

June 26, 2012 | Posted in Informative, Uncategorized | By

I don’t know about you, but I have to plead very guilty to the charge of procrastination.  That old quote, “never put off until tomorrow what can get done today,” has taken a new form in my life.  I may not say it verbally, and it’s generally not even a conscious thought but often I act more like, “why do today what I can put off until tomorrow?”

Sen. Gilbert Baker Explains the Tim Tebow Bill

October 6, 2010 | Posted in Informative, Legislation | By

During the 2009 Arkansas legislative session, Sen. Gilbert Baker (R-Conway) proposed what’s known as the “Tim Tebow bill,” which allows home-educated students to participate in sports and other extracurricular activities at their local public school. The bill didn’t pass, but it received a lot of attention and interest. Below is a video of Sen. Baker explaining the bill.

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