Things to Remember February 2018

by Byron on February 17, 2018


Here’s some things to remember that have been happening lately…

Gibson got accepted to McDonogh yesterday!  Class of 2032 here we come!

Mr. Issac Poag: the Greenetree Gatehouse guard, Mr. Issac has become a focus of your guy’s delight.  You always ask to go “in through the in gate,” which means go in the guests’ side, which is monitored by Issac.  He says to you guys, “Hey Young Fella!  How ya doin?  Ahhhh”  You guys love it.  You imitate him often.  Gibson says to him, “Hey Young Fella!” which makes Mr. Issac laugh.

Kalahari: When I asked you guys what you wanted to remember forever, Decker, you told me not forget to mention Kalahari, even though we went there in November.  You said it’s “always in my brain.”

Mooshu:  McDonogh k/pre-k got a pet mini pig named Mooshu.  Deck, I think you are a little timid with the pig, just like you are with dogs.  But I think you’re warming up to both.  Even though we have Carlin, it’s been kind of a long road with you and dogs.

Wake-Up Shorts: Gibby, you often want to wear regular shorts to bed.  You ask, “Can I wear wake-up shorts to bed?”




Built to Last

by Byron on February 17, 2018


Robert Hunter and Jerry Garcia…

There are times when you can beckon,
There are times when you must call.
You can take a lot of reckoning,
But you can’t take it all.

There are times when I can help you out,
And times when you must fall.
There are times when you must live in doubt
And I can’t help at all.

Three blue stars rise on the hill
Sing no more now just be still
All these trials soon be past
Look for something built to last

A wind held by the collar,
Yes, a cloud held by the breeze
You can walk on coals of fire
But sometimes you must freeze

There are times when you offend me
And I do the same to you
If we can’t or won’t forget it
I guess we could be through

One blue star sets on the hill
Call it back you never will
One more star sinks in the past
Show me something built to last

Built to last till time itself falls tumbling from the wall
Built to last till sunshine fails and darkness moves on all
Built to last while years roll past like cloudscapes in the sky
Show me something built to last or something built to try

There are times when you get hit upon
Try hard but you can’t give
Other times you’d gladly part
With what you need to live

Don’t waste your breath to save your face
When you have done your best
And even more is asked of you
Fate will decide the rest

All the stars are gone but one
Morning breaks here comes the sun
Cross the sky now sinking fast
Show me something built to last




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