Sunday, September 13, 2015 – The Boots of the Statue

Here's What I'm Thinking

Sunday, September 13, 2015 – The Boots of the Statue

In my ongoing attempts to enlighten people…

Several of you mentioned the photograph of the boots of the statue on the campus of Texas A&M on Friday’s Here’s What I’m Thinking post. Here is the story told when I toured campus a few years ago – with my wonderful thoughts added. Any of you old Ags out there, please correct any Bad Bull.

The statue of Lawrence Sullivan Ross stands in front of The Academic Building on the campus of Texas A&M.

Campus tour 7.5.2014 2014-07-05 057 (522x800) Taken July 5, 2014

The Crazy Texas Legislature (I know, that is redundant, but this crazy Lege was back in the late 1880’s). But they tried to close the land grant college because the state only needed one university and it was in Austin. It was Lawrence Sullivan Ross – the first president of the Agricultural and…

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Teaching online master's program for certified teachers. Retired. Working with dissertation mentee's preparing their dissertations at Walden University
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