I've already written about the time I tried and failed to rig a game of dodgeball so the annoying kids would lose. Here's my second disastrous dodgeball story. I was a regular supply at this absolutely dreadful school for about a year. These kids were beastly. Some subs went in once and never came back. … Continue reading Dodgeball Disaster, Take Two
Betting Stats: NBA: 3-4 (down $127) NHL: 8-6 (up $387) MLB: 1-1 (up $45) NCAA Basketball: 1-0 (up $165) Winnings: Up $470 With the Masters starting tomorrow, it's time to make my pick. If you're a golf fan, you'll watch this tournament intensely whether you place a bet or not. Sure, no Tiger Woods puts … Continue reading Sports Bets: Masters Edition
My first contract as a teacher was for the last six weeks of the school year a few years back. It was for a grade 5/6 class. I was the sucker who agreed to take a full-time job right at the end of the year, leaving me with a group of summer-hungry kids, while also … Continue reading Dodgeball Gone Wrong
All good things must come to an end. Yesterday, we witnessed Midnight Snack clinch the Title with a clutch win, his sixth of the season. Today's race was more for pride, but there was still plenty of money on the line and a chance to move up the standings. Here it is, folks, Race #16 … Continue reading DAR: Race #16- The Final Race of Season 1
With just two races left in season 1, only three horses have a chance at being the top horse- Midnight Snack with 5 wins, Mure the Great with 4 wins, and Hoof Hearted with 3 wins. Take a look to see if any of them could find their way to victory, or if a lowly … Continue reading DAR: Race # 15- Three Horses Remain in Title Contention
The third to last race of the season was a huge one. With so few races left, a few horses were in need of a win to keep them in contention. Take a look at who was able to race their way to victory and stay in the hunt in trying to become the top … Continue reading DAR: Race #14- Clutch Win Keeps Horse in Title Contention!
When I sat down to make this list, I realized how tough it would be to keep the list to just 10 players. Inevitably, I left off some guys that’ll leave some of you disappointed, but I’ve tried to give sound reasoning for all of my choices. It’s a mix of fictional players from books, … Continue reading Top 10 Fictional Baseball Players
After yesterday's controversial finish, we were just hoping for a fun, enjoyable day at the track. Lucky for us, the horses delivered! Lucky for you, I decided to add an extra race to the season for your viewing pleasure! That means there's still 3 races to go before we crown our champion! Also, I've added … Continue reading DAR: Race #13- Another Lovely Day at the Track
First things first, this Barb Lane, aka Lane 2, has been a nightmare all season. It’s just too slippery at the end of it; Horses have been falling all year long! I’ve had horse track experts and groundskeepers working in all year to no avail. I should’ve known something controversial would happen because of that … Continue reading DAR: Race #12- Controversial Finish!
For this one, we’re going back a couple of years to a small town wedding reception. It was my uncles wedding, with maybe 60 people at the reception. Just about everyone in attendance was white, so I’m sure you could guess what songs were played- YMCA, Shout, Footloose, Dancing Queen and many other classics that … Continue reading The Dance-Off