Once again I find it necessary to teach you something you should have learned in elementary school! When you should have been conjugating verbs, you were busy making cootie catchers. Your poor teacher did her best, but you were watching the clock...―
Today thoughts of spring have made My Hillbilly reflect back on the lovely yards he grew up with. Here he shares some Missouri gardening tips: ∙ It is springtime and people are beginning to do yard work, planting, and decorating their ...―
Hey, look! One of these questions for The Hillbilly is from a real person! I'll give you a hint. It's not one of the first two. ∙ Dear Hillbilly ∙ Obviously, from your last Dear Hillbilly posting, I take it that you are not a big fan ...―
I truly love my students. In fact, when I'm not wanting to rip out their voice boxes, they are a source of never-ending entertainment. Junior high is that interesting age between Cute Little Kid-dom and Too Cool for School. ∙ One of the ...―
So this whole Internet thing is going to The Hillbilly's head, and he thinks he should run an advice column. Sigh. Here he is. ∙ Being an intelligent and inventive hillbilly, for the benefit of Cynthia’s readers, I have decided to add a ...―
You might be an eighth grade teacher if... ∙ you've ever eaten a granola bar and Pepsi for lunch while grading 100 vocabulary tests.someone has asked you, "How long is this school in feet?" ∙ you've been told, "You're my favorite...―
I don't know why my Hillbilly thinks he needs sweets at every meal, but you'd think he'd have the common decency to at least get a little fat! No, he stays slim while eating cookies, and I gain a pound for every chocolate chip. So unfair! ∙...―
This week's listicle topic is Holiday Songs. ∙ There are no rules as to what we do with the songs, so I'm giving you a puzzle. Here are the names of ten well-known Christmas carols whose titles (or lyrics) have been revamped by a...―
Oh, dear. The Hillbilly wants to teach y'all something about English. He's even modeled it after my last lesson, "Do You Accept, or Do You Except?" ∙ I'm not sure how this could possibly turn out well, but here goes. ∙ The Difference ...―
Okay, first of all, this post was not my idea. I've been trying to find time to get back together with the excellent bloggers who share lists every week on the Monday Listicles hosted by the lovely Stasha. ∙ So, finally I got a chance to ...―
Here's some nonsense from my handsome Hillbilly husband: ∙ See what I mean? He's very nice looking. ∙ The other day, I was thinking about things we all are told by the opposite sex and their families over the period of our lives. No, ...―
Every once in a while, my patience is tried. Of course, you know this because you know I teach 8th grade. But I'm talking about the other world, the one where the grownups live. I don't always handle it well, but once in a while I do a pretty good...―
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Chances are you’re eating more sugar than you think, especially if you’re ...