Tag Archives: School

New School Year

The new School Year began in Cassville, MO on August 17.  I also started driving a different route. I now drive the Jenkins route, and though I am pretty familiar with the area, since I do live in the Jenkins … Continue reading

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I am not a fan of prognostications; especially early ones.  A farmer cannot make a decision to not plow the ground because it looks like it might rain; or even if the weather people have predicted that it is going … Continue reading

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It is Officially Summer

Is it officially Summer on June 20, 2012?  It begins at 7:09 p.m.; according to the Old Farmers Almanac.  I am writing this at 5:50 a.m. so Summer does not begin until 6:09 this evening.  For many it has already … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 – School is Out

May 17 was the last day of School at Cassville R-IV School District in Cassville, MO.  That is about 11 days earlier than last year. We had a rather mild Winter, so we had fewer days to make up due … Continue reading

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First Accumulating Snowfall this Winter

I was really hoping for no snow accumulation this Winter; especially during the work, school week.  I was looking forward to getting out of school on May 16, but now that is not going to happen; it could be a … Continue reading

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The First Snow

On Tuesday December 6 we got our first measurable snow.  It was in fact the first I had seen this season.  By that I mean I had not even noticed a flake or anything until I got up about 2:30 … Continue reading

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I Lost a Kid

To some of you “Kid” is my word for child, not a goat.  I was always called “kid” when I was, and I am still called “kid” by some distant family members who are a few years older. While driving … Continue reading

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