“Read with great interest Cassie Walsh’s Post-Intelligencer story on some of the heroes of Henry County. It was her story on the recent Henry County School System Board of Education meeting: their considered positions on current education matters; their reports on the statuses of education quality of Henry County schools; and their choices for ‘teachers of the year’ from throughout the county. And why are they heroes? What’s more heroic than the able and dedicated preparation of all of our kids for all their tomorrows?” — Clyde Peterson, Houston.

 

“No one is useless in this world … who lightens the burden of it for any one else.” — From Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens (1812-1870).

 

“Whoops! The U. S. House of Representatives votes 420-0 on a resolution that the Mueller Report should be released upon receipt to everyone, but then Trump lap dog Sen. Lindsey Graham immediately counter-engineers a scuttling of the resolution in the Senate. Compromise: provide everybody everywhere a copy of the report except the hyper-sensitive, hyper-loyal Mr. Graham.” — Clyde Peterson.

 

“Life does not count by years. Some suffer a lifetime in a day, and so grow old between the rising and the setting of the sun.” — Augusta Jane Evans, American novelist (1835-1909).

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