Open Campus

Open Campus is defined, at least in the States, as the opposite of Closed Campus, and is frequently applied to high schools during the lunch period.

If a school has an Open-Campus rule, students are allowed to leave campus to eat lunch. If the school is Closed-Campus, students must receive an excuse in order to leave the school for lunch.

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[M.A.P.L.E. VI-10] The full moon

And on the full moon, werewolves shall emerge and things will go crazy.

OK, so I hope that’s not really the case. But, from the comment that Maggie Wilson left on my blog yesterday and another event or two of today, I just have to extend the “OOPS” game.

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[O.C.T.O.B.E.R. V-20] Chili and Cinnamon Rolls (Part 2: The Lunch)

Two weeks ago, I wrote about chili and cinnamon rolls, and promised a three-part sequence. Thus, here is Post Number Two. As a quick reminder, in Part One, I gave my background with listening to The Eagle (KTGL Lincoln-Beatrice), and the morning when Joe and Timmo were talking about the combination of chili and cinnamon rolls.

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[O.C.T.O.B.E.R. V-6] Chili and Cinnamon Rolls (Part 1 of 3: The Setup)

In my Agenda Post from a few days ago, I had mentioned that I might do some Throwback Thursdays during this month. Indeed, I am going to do that… but have decided to do the first three Thursdays as a three-part sequence. This Throwback is family lore, and though I didn’t journal at the time, I still have fairly vivid memories of this event, as well the lead-up and the aftermath.

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[O.C.T.O.B.E.R. V-4] High Holidays and the family

For every person, the holidays mean something different. For some people, it’s a time to be with family and enjoy the company. For some people, it’s a time to dread going to see family, and maybe to drink sorrows away. For other people, it’s a time to avoid family entirely.

I’d like to reflect on my experiences with family as it relates to the High Holidays.

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