What Makes a ‘Great Man?’ © 2017 Vernon Miles Kerr You Too, Can Be a Great Man My memories of the curriculum in the California Public School System during the very early 1950s include a grade-level-spanning—almost obsessive—focus on creating “Great Men” (or Great Women.) It seems like this obsession trickled into every subject: In “Social… Read More Opinion | What Makes a ‘Great Man?’
Sky Thoughts © 2010, 2016 by Vernon Miles Kerr So, in the days of time gone by The birdies sang and dusted the sky With their feathery wings While we kids watched and wished That we could do the same. We’d lay back in the clover scent And argue about cloud pictures, While a… Read More Poetry | Sky Thoughts
© 2014 Vernon Miles Kerr What was it about those little two-and-a-half-inch model racecars, with their quality German clockwork propulsion systems, that bring back such fond memories? The clickety-click of winding the spring, then placing it inside a used automobile tire… Putting it in gear with a clunk of the tiny shift lever…… Read More Nostalgia | The Schuco!