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Falcon Quill

Country Day Classifieds Makes a Comeback

Country Day Classifieds Makes a Comeback

Marshall Lehman, Co-Editor in Chief February 1, 2024

After almost being abducted at my last Craigslist meetup where I attempted to exchange a collection of The Black Eyed Peas CDs for a Michael Kidd-Gilchrist autograph, I’ve been inspired to revive what...

Side note: What is a Maverick and what does it have to do with horses?

The Mavericks Manifesto

Marshall Lehman, Co-Editor in Chief November 30, 2023

Dearest Mark, You never told me that you were selling the Mavericks. Had I known, I certainly would have sent you a bid. I hear the closing price is around $3.5 billion? Would you consider $343.78?...

Quills & Answers with Marshall Lehman

Quills & Answers with Marshall Lehman

Marshall Lehman, Co-Editor in Chief November 27, 2023

Q: Worst day and time of the week?  A: I’m consistently at my lowest on Tuesdays around 2 PM, but truly the worst day is anytime that you think that today is tomorrow. I could be having the best...

I propose that the museum establishes a hands-on program where their patron children voluntarily man an oil well during their summer off from school, such as this one in Coleman, Texas. The kids get an opportunity to contribute to the economy and consumers get cheaper gasoline. Who loses?

And Now A Word From Our Sponsors

Marshall Lehman, Co-Editor in Chief September 18, 2023

If Hell exists on Earth, most Texans would say that it’s California, but I say it’s Texas. The National Weather Service recorded 53 100℉ days this summer in the DFW area, with 21 of them being consecutive,...

Gregg Lehman dresses up for his class picture with a fashionable Western Bow Tie.

Hunting the Elephant in the Room

Marshall Lehman, Online and Perspectives Editor January 13, 2023

“It’s a shame the Queen died. I remember watching her coronation, and now I’m watching her funeral,” my father’s friend, John Hatch, said. My father, Hatch, and I were in the midst of a pilgrimage...

If you purchase Dugouts and Diamonds from Barnes and Noble, the odds are that I was the one who packaged them for shipment to the store.

Local Beauty Salon Identifies Signs of Economic Recession

Marshall Lehman, Online and Perspectives Editor October 5, 2022

My parents have been badgering me to get a job since the summer of 2021. Then, I had recently read “Shoe Dog” by Phil Knight and was enamored with the idea of being a genius on the brink of poverty,...

The Zombies take a rest at the peak of Grizz while the sun rises over the distant mountains.

Be Bold, Start Cold: Stories from a Summer Camp

Marshall Lehman, Online and Perspectives Editor September 6, 2022

This summer, my personal list of “Top Five Stupidest Things I’ve Ever Done” was retooled. One of the new additions to my catalog is climbing a sandwall and navigating a rock field on the side of...

The Class of 2024 poses infant of the White House after their visit to the Capitol.

Close Up Can’t Teach You History; They Can’t Teach You Life Lessons, Either

Marshall Lehman, Perspectives Editor May 24, 2022

The arrival of American Airlines Flight 1360 to the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport marked the end of the FWCD 2022 Washington, D.C. trip. After taking a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the trip...

Sing 2 was released on December 22, 2021.

Sing 2: Standing Ovation or ‘Man, Morbius Was Better’

Marshall Lehman, Perspectives Editor April 28, 2022

Sequels are never what you expect them to be. Take the Cars trilogy for example. Cars is a simple film about racing and the importance of family and friends, whereas its sequel, Cars 2, is a complex spy...

Lisa Wallace anxiously awaits her trial before the Supreme Court.

The People v. Falcon Quill: American Crime Story

Marshall Lehman, Perspectives Editor March 4, 2022

The Falcon Quill is under attack. As we speak, the Quill is gearing up for the biggest battle of its life, a legal battle. On the morning of February 10, 2022, the Managing Editor of the...

Marshall Lehman 24 thinks greatly about shoes.

School Sneakers

Marshall Lehman, Perspectives Editor January 20, 2022

I was a little bit out of my fashion expertise when I predicted that Wooden Clogs and Feathers would make a resurgence in 2021 fashion. Actually, I was very wrong. By now, I thought that US Division Head...

The Saweetie Meal was sold at almost all McDonalds locations until September 6.

Saweetie Stuns the Culinary World Once Again

Marshall Lehman, Perspectives Editor December 7, 2021

I don’t know who Saweetie is. I mean, I have absolutely no clue who Saweetie is. A quick Google search taught me that Saweetie (identified by the United States government as Diamonté Quiava Valentin...

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