Trego School will be receiving more funds from the state due to increased enrollment. While our school district has a relatively large tax base the local elementary school doesn’t see all of it. One set of our school taxes go to the state which then distributes them back based on enrollment. The intent is to… Continue reading Increased Enrollment led to additional funding for Trego School
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About the time of the American Revolution, Germans were offered a bit of freedom if they emigrated to Ukraine and Russia – free land, freedom from taxation, exemption from the draft and freedom of religion. Of course that sort of a deal couldn’t last – so about a century later, facing taxation and the draft,… Continue reading Kuchen- a Russian German Dessert
“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.”
-Marcus Tullius Cicero
As Thanksgiving draws near, and we hear tales of “The First Thanksgiving”, and explanations of the tales’ inaccuracy, my mind turns to other immigrants. For better or worse, humans from the Old World journeyed across the Atlantic Ocean, and carved lives for themselves here in the New World. But humans are far from the only… Continue reading Non-human immigrants
The little dog found the body – the buck had been hit by a vehicle, two legs broken, his head cut off, and left in the ditch by the pond. We had been watching him in person and on the game cam – a young buck with a lot of potential. Had we known about… Continue reading Do You Recognize this Head?
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About three thoughts came together and gelled last week. One was a headline that explained voter turnout in Wisconsin was 5 standard deviations from the mean. The other was looking at Trump assessing himself as a “stable genius” and Biden’s frequent challenge of having a high IQ. I realized that I don’t have to explain… Continue reading Standard Deviation and Stable Genius
This time of the year we often turn our thoughts to gratitude, to the things we are grateful for, both simple and profound. It is remarkably easy to find things to be thankful for, to make lists of things large and small. The reason it is so easy is that it is simply a matter… Continue reading The Difference between Triumphs and Tragedies