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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…

Obedience

Obedience

By Greg Smith “Obedience” is one of those words that we don’t like to hear, when it’s applied to ourselves.  Oh, we parents like to use it, when we’re telling…

Skunks in Hives, Skunks in Traps and Aww, Ain’t They Cute

Skunks in Hives, Skunks in Traps and Aww, Ain’t They Cute

As always it has been an easy week. Nothing exciting ever happens to me. I just drink my coffee, write a little, answer a few phone calls and watch other…

Mutants in the Garden?

Mutants in the Garden?

It was particularly eerie in the Court House this morning when New Dog and I took our walk at 6:00. Thick fog had settled on the town, obscuring one’s view…

We’re Going on a Picnic!

We’re Going on a Picnic!

Young children need time to play without direction.  To develop their imaginations.  Your daughter needs to color a horse purple just because it’s her favorite color with no one telling…

Washing Towns Effect on Stump County

Washing Towns Effect on Stump County

Stump County doesn’t usually get excited about anything much less what happens in Washing Town. What those Republicrats and Democans do is just more than we can understand. Although Stump…

Stepping on Toes

Stepping on Toes

By Greg Smith Within the Baptist tradition (from which I come), “stepping on toes” is when a preacher intentionally calls people’s sins or faults to their own attention, in the…

Barn Cats, Skinny-Dipping and The FBI

Barn Cats, Skinny-Dipping and The FBI

I’ve been on a mission for several weeks trying to find homes (actually barns) for some Barn Cats. Barn cats are not those cute cuddly pet cats that sit in…