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Eggs to You, Sweet Phones and Brats in Motion

Eggs to You, Sweet Phones and Brats in Motion

Last week I mentioned that when the son was young his goal in life was to be master of the universe. After keeping the grand-brats last weekend I am going…

Clematis

Clematis

There is a beautiful redwood arch between my yard and The Neighbor’s. In casual conversation the other day about what to plant there this year, clematis was mentioned and I…

Sticks, Stones or Words: Which Hurt the Most?

Sticks, Stones or Words: Which Hurt the Most?

There is a childhood verse that goes, “Sticks and stones can break my bones but words can never hurt me.” Do you really believe that? I don’t. Just consider these…

Big City Professor Comes to Town

Big City Professor Comes to Town

We just had a big city college professor visit Stump County. He gave a talk on intolerance. He seems to think that we are intolerant and that the world and…

Learning Station!

Learning Station!

We all know that children enjoy playing interactive games available on the internet. They also need to be able to comfortably use a computer and cruise that big world out…

Watches

Watches

If you were shopping for a watch in 1880, would you have known where to get one? You would, of course, go to a store, right? Well, of course you…

Meditation and Medication

Meditation and Medication

Today, I visited a lady named Bertha. She shared with me an experience that was so profound that I wanted to tell it to you today. With her permission, I’ll…

Spring Back, TV News and Drinking of the Green

Spring Back, TV News and Drinking of the Green

The Grand-brat is in trouble and all I have to say is it isn’t my fault. In fact, I intend to not only deny all responsibility, I intend to blame…

No More Forsythia!

No More Forsythia!

Is it true? Can spring really be here? If nothing else, we will all remember the winter of 2014, and not fondly either. My intention this week was to contact…

Bullying – a Judge’s Prerogative

Bullying – a Judge’s Prerogative

 Since imaginary Stump County was created way back in 2004 some folks here have been warning me that my contact with the real world has the potential to damage Stump…