Archive | February, 2012

Board Denounces “Everything Tax”


“The Affton School Board followed the lead of dozens of public school districts across the state by passing a resolution in opposition to what some have derisively dubbed “The Everything Tax.” The resolution stated that the tax – a proposed consumption tax that would replace the state income tax – would “make Missouri’s already bad […]

ECE Center Tuition Up For Discussion


Board considers feedback from families “In November, when the Affton Board of Education settled on a tuition schedule that would allow it to recapture the start-up costs of the Early Childhood Education Center opening next fall, a few factors apparently were overlooked. The board and administrators plan to correct those oversights by adjusting fees that […]

A Step Up


It will come as no surprise that I work for a living (In a future post I will outline this work in some detail). It was with great joy that I tackled the job of selecting a new laptop to do this wonderful work with. Some people love cigars, others love dogs, I happen to […]

Working While I Walk


Due to some back issues I have been left with a bizarre reality that affects my work and other aspects of my life. My back pain varies radically between sitting, standing, sleeping and walking. Sitting is the most severe pain that I experience, closely followed by standing still. Pain is still significant while lying down […]