Home » Archives by category » Columnists (Page 102)

A Sioux Song, Brats, and My Way is Better

A Sioux Song, Brats, and My Way is Better

Last week I had several thousand quarters to count and put in rolls. Now you might think that would be annoying and time consuming. As usual I have figured out…

Seasonal Lawn Care

Seasonal Lawn Care

Labor Day has come and gone and with it, summer. It’s still good and warm during the day but the nights are getting cooler – perfect sleeping weather. Soon thoughts…

Time for Oatmeal

Time for Oatmeal

How many times do you look at an empty container and think it’s a shame to throw it away?  Well, don’t!  Empty cylindrical containers are great for crafts for all…

It’s all about power…

It’s all about power…

There are a couple of gazillionaires in America who are complaining about the rich and how little taxes they pay and how it isn’t fair. Well, blow me up and…

Send Me

Send Me

In Matthew 23:37, Jesus expresses how dangerous it is to be a prophet of God.  He cries out to the city of God: “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the…

Being Prepared

Being Prepared

This beautiful section of Virginia, for the most part, has been spared terrible weather disasters.  With the hurricane season just around the corner, none of us, no matter where we…

Sing Me A Song

Sing Me A Song

I’m sure you have heard the saying, “Music soothes the savage beast.”  I can’t begin to tell you how many times I have used singing to calm a frustrated, sad,…

Meet the Kentucky Coffee Tree

Meet the Kentucky Coffee Tree

Ain’t it the truth! Pay attention and you can learn something every day. In the way of an update on the (locust) tree in the yard that was threatening to…

Unexpected Life, the Ultimate Project & POOF!

Unexpected Life, the Ultimate Project & POOF!

I spend a moderate amount of time contemplating the universe, capitalism and the inevitability of my demise. There is no doubt in my mind that one day the vital ingredient…

Egg-Sucking Hounds

Egg-Sucking Hounds

I don’t know about you city folks but everyone here in Stump County knows about egg-sucking hounds. Don’t take my word for it. In 1941 there was a case called…