Column: “That Got Me to Thinkin’…?” The Weight

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3/1/2021 “That Got Me To Thinkin’…?” “The Weight” Chapter 37 By Bruce Williams It struck me recently while watching an ordinary newscast of long lines of cars filtering through a vaccination station, of the tremendous grey malaise that has settled in over us since the beginning of this pandemic.  As […]

Column: “That Got Me to Thinkin’…?” On Teeth

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2/9/2021 “That Got Me To Thinkin’…?” “On Teeth” Chapter 34 By Bruce Williams Staring at my byline picture, seeing my left fang sticking out and thankful that my crooked lower teeth aren’t also depicted, I started thinking about teeth in general.  It’s not as if mine are like little baked […]

Column: “That Got me to Thinkin’…?” Personality Quirks

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2/1/2021   “That Got Me To Thinkin’…?” Chapter 33 “Personality Quirks” By Bruce Williams What makes somebody’s personality?  Surely things like kindness, sense of humor, irritableness, awareness—these are all crucial elements (among others), but when you get down to the nitty gritty of really knowing someone, their particular likes and […]

The Burner: Real facts regarding Student Grades in the Pandemic

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1/26/2021 There is a lot of information out there regarding many aspects of the effects of the Pandemic on students. We here there is an increase in depression, anxiety and kids are struggling with distance or on-line learning. It’s one thing to pass on what you “hear” it’s another to […]

WIAA Tea: Winter Coalition Meeting

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1/26/2021 The WIAA held their annual Winter Coalition meeting yesterday virtually. Usually the 53-voting member of the organization meets in a big in-person conference with presentations of proposed amendments (rule/procedure changes) followed by smaller break-out sessions for each amendment. This process is to give the voters as much information as […]

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