Hello all,I have been asked to give my mother away at her second wedding, as her father passed away many years ago (before i was born). I am assuming i will have to give a speech at the reception as…Continue
"P.S. Road blocks are usually well-intentioned. "Read this; I heard it's helpful." "Buy this; your guests might like it." Very few people getting married need more stuff to do. That was the point of my parade of horribles…"
"You don't need to assume, and you don't need to ask strangers these questions. Whoever's in charge of organizing the wedding (your mom, your future step-father, a professional planner) can give you instructions. Just ask. These…"
Hello all,I have been asked to give my mother away at her second wedding, as her father passed away many years ago (before i was born). I am assuming i will have to give a speech at the reception as an equivalent to the father of the bride speech and have been struggling with deciding what type of speech it should be and what to say. Should the speech be long with anecdotes, jokes and tear-jerking moments or more just a short few words thanking guests for attending etc.? Also, are there any…See More
As a devoted Auburn fan, I can easily say that the Auburn vs Alabama game is the biggest game of the year for us. After last year it would be hard to ask for a better performance from our boys, especially since we've been in a slump these last few weeks. So that being said I think that Alabama is going to win this year, especially since they're so good (like always). Plus it's going to be Tuscaloosa this year.If anything Bama is going to get back at us for making them look stupid last year with…See More
"Are private human behaviors history? Are private, non-political persons history? What about minorities and those marginalized in societies and politics? Are they history, even if studied detached from the larger narrative of "civilization"…"
"Calm down, amigo.
My main point is that the much over-vaunted local control is not the panacea it is oft promoted as being.
Where I live, Gifted (Honors) and Special Needs are quite different programs. Same thing with ESL…"