Show Notes for Thursday November 15, 2018

Show Notes for Thursday November 15, 2018

THIS WEEK'S DEAR JOHN LETTER!
(COMMENTS ARE WELCOME)

Dear John,

I have three girls. My two older daughters are already graduated, but my youngest is only a sophmore. She's not a fan of school. Her grades have never been the greatest, but this year they are down right horrible. She feels like one teacher is singeling her out and being harder on her than she needs to be. My daughter has this same teacher for two different subjects and she's failing both of them. In the beginning of the year I didn't think much of it because she was struggling with her other classes too... lately she's buckled down and gotten the other grades up, but these two are still failing. My daughter's best friend told me she thinks the teacher has some kind of personal issue with my daughter. I asked the girls if they knew why she would have something against my daughter, but they didn't know what that would be. Should I contact the school or do you think that would make it even worse?



Signed – Concerned Momma


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TODAY IS A SPECIAL DAY!!! (A special thank you to NationalDayCalendar.com)

November 15th
National Rural Health Day
National Bundt (Pan) Day
National Philanthropy Day
National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day
National Spicy Hermit Cookie Day
National Raisin Bran Cereal Day
America Recycles Day

Great American Smokeout 

Thursday November 15, 2018

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." --Anne Frank


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A Virginia drug-dealing mother was sentenced to ten days in jail after pleading guilty to giving her three children marijuana. 28-year-old Stephanie N. Hamrick pleaded guilty on Tuesday to three felony charges of child neglect after Staunton police say she repeatedly provided marijuana to her children, ages 7, 11, and 14. According to reports, Hamrick was arrested in June after one of her children told police she was dealing pot. Prosecutors say they were provided videos, photographs, and text messages as evidence of the marijuana use by one of Hamrick’s children. Police also found four cellphones, a digital scale, and a small amount of marijuana when Hamrick was arrested. She was also charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana. Hamrick reached a deal with prosecutors which resulted in ten days in jail and four years’ probation in exchange for a guilty plea. Her lawyer, Eric Swortzel, says Hamrick doesn’t have custody of her children. He says she didn’t provide a reason for giving her children marijuana. (https://goo.gl/5wwu12)

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Lady Gaga told the crowd at the Sag-Aftra Awards that she once went through a mental health crisis. (https://goo.gl/K6Lbtz)

Dozens of celebrities are worried about losing their homes as the California Wild Fires continue to spread. The mansion used in “The Bachelor” has already burned to the ground. (https://goo.gl/9V868P)

Jennifer Lopez is intervening in the child support case between Alex Rodriguez and his ex-wife and demanding that he pay less money each month. (https://goo.gl/RFqQZX)


Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez were spotted jewelry shopping in Miami over the weekend. (https://goo.gl/S3RfAo)


Bryan Cranston confirmed that there’s going to be a Breaking Bad movie and he says it takes place in modern times. (https://goo.gl/6LaKZb)



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A professor at a Connecticut Community College has been placed on leave after mocking the board of directors with a Nazi Salute because he claimed they were behaving like Nazis. (https://goo.gl/9ENQqP)

A 35-year-old Japanese man married a hologram over the weekend in a lavish ceremony that cost two million yen. The bride is an 18-year-old virtual reality singer named Miku who floats around on his computer monitor. (https://goo.gl/TE5brz)


Pringles is now selling “Thanksgiving Flavored Potato Chips.”
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A Market Watch Survey found that Tinder’s stock price has fallen by 20% after the company misled investors about their subscription numbers. (https://goo.gl/ZARF6m)

A video is making the rounds of a deer that ran into a Pennsylvania Walmart. (https://goo.gl/heQ2hE)

A Missouri landlord stumbled upon a six foot alligator while evicting a tenant from his apartment. (https://goo.gl/Pyh3BT)


A video has gone viral of a tow truck crashing into a Russian grocery store. No one was hurt, but the crash caused $200,000 in damages. (https://goo.gl/TbxwYK)

United States holiday sales are expected to surpass $1 trillion dollars for the first time ever. (https://goo.gl/2xqhsy)

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Shaggy from Scooby Doo's real name is Norville Rogers.

The Grandiloquent Word of the Day


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Auroral (uh-ROHR-ul)
Adjective:
-Of or like the dawn.
-Pertaining to the aurora borealis or aurora australis.

From the Latin aurĊra meaning "dawn; dawn goddess; east." It entered English in the mid-1500s.

Used in a sentence:
"There was not in all that vanished October one day that did not come in with auroral splendour and go out attended by a fair galaxy of evening stars—not a day when there were not golden lights in the wide pastures and purple hazes in the ripened distances."
~Lucy Maud Montgomery, The Golden Road, 1913

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MOMENT OF DUH:Firefighters in central Florida had to rescue a man who climbed down a 30-foot deep well, undertaking the adventure allegedly because he wanted “to say he did it.” Scott Smoak, battalion chief with the Volusia County Fire Department, stated that unfortunately for the unidentified man, he did not have the strength to climb back out and had to call for help. He said the man climbed down late Tuesday night and it took a technical rescue team trained to work in confined spaces until about 2:00 a.m. Wednesday morning to pull him out. Smoak said it had been quite a while since they had to rescue someone from a well – and urged people who come across wells to avoid repeat scenarios. “When you come across an open shaft of any kind that goes down into the well, stay away from it,” he said.

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