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Kindles, Pointed Disobedience & Creative Minds

Kindles, Pointed Disobedience & Creative Minds

My bride Management said something last night about giving me a Kendall for Christmas. I have to say I was pretty upset. Kendall happened to be one of the names…

Jigsaw Puzzles, Cantilevers and Only One Jackass

Jigsaw Puzzles, Cantilevers and Only One Jackass

A couple of months ago I bought a jigsaw puzzle. How about that? I just had a glimmer of enlightenment. I just realized why they are called jigsaw puzzles. The…

Stuck In The Mud, Watching Movies & Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

Stuck In The Mud, Watching Movies & Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

As my three or four regular readers already know there is never any profanity in Rural Legends. That being said, they also know the correct scientific name for donkeys and…

Grand-brat Education, Newfangled Gizmos and Modern Parties

Grand-brat Education, Newfangled Gizmos and Modern Parties

The daughter just called to complain that I was teaching her son questionable information. Last month the Grand-brat (age 4) asked why the leaves fell off the trees. Since I…

Dressed to Greet, Smoky Memories and Putting On

Dressed to Greet, Smoky Memories and Putting On

This weekend we’ll be going to my high school reunion and I’ll see some people I haven’t seen since the last reunion. It’s always nice to see where they are…

Social Security Snoops, Cars for Parts & Zoning Out

Social Security Snoops, Cars for Parts & Zoning Out

I just got off of the web site run by Social Security. It was scary. It all started when I realized I might be getting older. I decided to check…

Forty and Counting, Middle Age Confusions And Most Likely To…

Forty and Counting, Middle Age Confusions And Most Likely To…

I have my fortieth high school class reunion coming up. I’m looking forward to it but I have to say I am amazed. It is beyond comprehension. Who would have…

Mischief Under the Sheets, Round Numbers & Management Guidelines

Mischief Under the Sheets, Round Numbers & Management Guidelines

Last night I had some problems under the sheets. Usually what happens in my bed stays in my bed and is not discussed in this column. Last night I had…

Stolen Watermelons, Grand-Brat Attack & Unnamed Fights Back

Stolen Watermelons, Grand-Brat Attack & Unnamed Fights Back

A few weeks ago one of my co-workers, Rose Allie, wrote about Earl’s giant watermelon in Charlotte Court House. Keeping in mind that I understand the “worker” part, co-workers may…

A Cat With No Name, Personality Plus & Electronics Dependence

A Cat With No Name, Personality Plus & Electronics Dependence

My new little tortoiseshell calico kitten is settling in nicely. Although, unlike her dozen or so tortoiseshell predecessors who liked me and hated almost everyone else, she seems quite taken…