“An average professional football game lasts 3 hours and 12 minutes, but if you tally up the time when the ball is actually in play, the action amounts to a mere 11 minutes.”
I totally agree.
Well told encore story. Glad you’re hear to tell it.
Thank you, Richard, for that delightful (!) story. Hope you write frequently, for the benefit of all in these otherwise way too serious times.
It’s called, “Going down with the ship.”
The background is on Frazz’s Facebook page – worth reading (and following).
We just barely touch on the Fed. Res. in 8th grade; and not before at all, other than an occasional mention if a social studies teacher pushes current events.
Re: use of the word, “hell”. I teach my homeroom students to play the card game, “Oh Hell.” I say to them, "I am going to teach you “Oh Hell” but I can’t use the word, “hell” so I’m going to call the game, “Oh Pshaw” so don’t tell people I said the word, “hell.”
Then again, when I take my students to the local hydroelectric plant, I tell them, “This is the best dam field trip!”
I haven’t been fired yet, but they keep trying.
Bike, bus, walk … and only when necessary – maybe as much as once a week – my ex mother-in-law’s ’98 Buick.
a flip phone? … I’m doomed!