Posts tagged education

Yo ho ho! Talk Like a Pirate Day is Tharrsday

   September 16, 2013 6:21 am    0

Arr! I watched “Jake and the Neverland Pirates” on Disney Junior with granddaughter little Miss Mia Parker yesterday, and it reminded me that International Talk Like a Pirate Day is coming up on Thursday — Septembarr 19. You can talk Pirate on Facebook right now if you change your language status in your account settings to English pirate…


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How was your mom a role model?

   May 12, 2013 11:20 am    0

In honor of Mother’s Day, I am reposting The Pennsylvania Conference for Women‘s e-mail message that quotes what women have said about their moms as role models — like the one at left. The Pennsylvania Conference for Women is the largest women’s conference in the state.  It is scheduled for Tuesday, October 29 in Philadelphia. Here are…


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‘Arthur’ author writes home to Millcreek Township

   April 22, 2013 11:01 am    0

In Kevin Cuneo’s column today, he writes that Marc Brown — famous Erieite who attended Millcreek schools and author of all the “Arthur” books and the PBS series — had written a letter to Erie friends to lobby the folks on the Millcreek Township School District board to retain arts in its curriculum. Kevin’s column is here. The letter…


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Talk Like a Pirate Day coming Sept. 19

   September 10, 2012 6:57 am    0

What’s a pirate’s favorite fast food? Arrrrrby’s. That’s just one of the jokes I heard last year on International Talk Like a Pirate Day Sept. 19. This crazy idea got its start with a bunch of guys who played racquetball together in Albany, Ore. That included John Bauer and Mark Summers, who started the fun in…


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