Judy Nichols's Blog – February 2008 Archive (2)

And The Oscar Goes To...........Huh?

The Academy Awards show is a lot like Christmas. The anticipation always excedes the actual event and you never get what you really want. Just ask Peter O'Toole. Or Kevin Connolly, who just lost his 20th nomination for Achievement in Sound Mixing. Of course no one in the Academy is going to vote for "Transformers," a re-make of a 1980s kids' television show that was, in reality, a blatant attempt to sell toys.



Everyone loves to trash the Academy Awards show. Yesterday morning on NPR… Continue

Added by Judy Nichols on February 26, 2008 at 11:47pm — No Comments

DROP AND GIVE ME TWENTY!!!!

To which I answer, I'm 51 years old. I don't have to do push-ups any more and you can't make me.

And that brings me to my topic for today--physical education in the public schools. With the emphasis on meeting the "No Child Left Behind" standards, many schools have eliminated gym class and recess and have only recently noticed that the kids really did need that time to exercise. There's an epidemic of obesity in children, brought on by oversized portions, a steady diet of junk food…

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Added by Judy Nichols on February 8, 2008 at 9:50pm — No Comments

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