Why do sheets not fit mattresses anymore? This falls under the category of minor things that I get obsessed with fixing, irregardless of the fact that I have not control over them and in reality I’m just wasting my time. Anyway… here is a post that I actually wrote four years ago but never published.…
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How many AP classes should you take?
Challenge yourself – take as many as you possibly can, be involved in extra-curricular activities, be an officer in a club or organization, volunteer, and in your spare time it would be good if you could do something like start a non-profit. And then you might be able to get into a good university.
Really, who knows? Because lots of kids do all that and then they don’t get into a “good” university.
So you better try to do more.
Because if you have a smart kid who likes to apply themselves, you want them to have a shot at success! Don’t you? And if they don’t get into one of the top universities, they’ve lost their chance at success. Right?
That’s the advice high school students and their parents hear. But is it accurate advice? The high school schedule that results from that advice is such a killer, I decided to do some research into what’s really required….
Growing up, we always had turkey and dressing for Christmas dinner. Turkey for Thanksgiving, turkey for Christmas.
Not only that, it was always the exact same menu: turkey, dressing, sweet potatoes with pineapple, ambrosia, cherry coke salad, peas and asparagus casserole. For dessert we had pecan pie and pumpkin pie with perhaps a another dessert added like chocolate pie. Yes, we were heavy on the pies! Is there another dessert? Oh wait, at Christmas we had Christmas cookies if there were any left by the time the 25th rolled around. (There were six kids.)
It was all foods I absolutely loved, or grew to love. I certain I didn’t love the asparagus when I was five. I do know I started eating it just for the buttered toast drenched in cream of mushroom soup that was on top!
It was the only time of year we had most of those dishes, but a bit repetitive. So when I finally got the chance to host my own Christmas, I decided I wanted to do something different for dinner. I’ve changed the menu every year since, but a beef roast is often featured….