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“All’s Well That Ends Well”

“All’s Well That Ends Well”

At least that’s what Shakespeare tells us.  What about your year?  Is 2014 ending well for you?  Are you ready for the big days ahead?  Christmas cards addressed and posted? …

No Santa Claus?

No Santa Claus?

It was an earth-shattering day. I was a seven-year old boy looking forward to Christmas. School had just started after Thanksgiving break. Butch, an older friend of nine, had told…

 Do the Right Thing?

 Do the Right Thing?

Do you ever find yourself in a position where you need to make a difficult decision and don’t know what to do?  Often the best decision isn’t the easiest thing,…

The Unexpected Everlasting Father

The Unexpected Everlasting Father

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty…

Christmas Cooking

Christmas Cooking

During this time of year, especially, many cooks are trying new recipes for holiday parties and family gatherings.  If other families are like mine, they return home for the tried…

Divide & Conquer, Homemade Gifts, and Lego Jesus

Divide & Conquer, Homemade Gifts, and Lego Jesus

By Management “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere but here,” is the song I’ve been singing to myself for several days now.  The fact that I still…

His Christmas Wish … Please Forget

His Christmas Wish … Please Forget

The survey said  … men have a short attention span.  This week ..  the survey says … women never forget.  A survey found the number one complaint from husbands is…

Keep an Eye on the Blind Spots

Keep an Eye on the Blind Spots

The best way to insure the good behavior of correctional officers and prisoners is to put cameras in all blind spots in all prisons and then putting all cameras on…

A Stump County Christmas

A Stump County Christmas

My name is Half Whitt-the local reporter  for the Stump County newspaper and all its disorder.  In all of Stump County not one person is real,  but we live our…

No Grumbling; It’s Christmas!

No Grumbling; It’s Christmas!

This week’s Governmental Grumble is almost not a grumble. In Virginia the legislature just reduced the size of bribes our elected officials can take, both tangible and intangible, to a…

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