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Skinny and the Dog

  PLEASE SUBSCRIBE AT THE UPPER RIGHT.  IT’S FREE! You will ONLY receive notifications when I post new entries to my blog   The kid was about 13 when he had a life-changing experience.  He already showed…

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A Cat Named Max

  PLEASE SUBSCRIBE AT THE UPPER RIGHT.  IT’S FREE! You will ONLY receive notifications when I post new entries to my blog   Max has been in the news a bit lately.  According to everybody who knows…


Good News and Bad News

  PLEASE SUBSCRIBE AT THE UPPER RIGHT.  IT’S FREE! You will ONLY receive notifications when I post new entries to my blog.   Another One of Those Days   I’ve written before about those days we all…


The News Makes the News

  Many of you know that I was sports editor for the Malden, Missouri Delta News-Citizen for about ten years.  The last three years I wrote the column, “A Different Drummer” which was the predecessor…


Facing the Babe

    On April 2, 1931 the Chattanooga Lookouts, a Class AA minor league baseball team, was scheduled to face the New York Yankees in an exhibition game in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Taking on the Yanks was a…


Treasure Inland

“Adventure is just hardship with an inflated sense of self.”   Usually when we hear about hidden treasure, it’s across the sea on some desert island and is guarded by pirates.  But I’m going to…


Was Colonel Jessup Right?

    In the movie, “A Few Good Men,” Jack Nicholson plays Marine Corps colonel Nathan R. Jessup, commanding officer of Guantánamo Bay Cuba.  Tom Cruise portrays Navy officer Daniel “Danny” Kaffee.  Danny is a…


Hard Truth – Harassment

Kevin Spacey was recently accused of sexual harassment by an actor who was 14 at the time he says Spacey tried to take advantage of him.  With that accusation the list of people who have…


Deer Hunting 2017, Part 1?

I ran into a long-time friend at church last week.  We did the whole hugging, “how are you?”, “we need to get together sometime,” thing, before going back to our seats to listen to the…


Of Harvey and Harassment

There is much in the news right now about the alleged sexual misconduct of Harvey Weinstein. Just in case any of my readers has been blissfully ignorant of the Weinstein fiasco up until now; I’m…