Deer Hunting 2017, Part 4

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Good News and Bad News

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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…


Creature of the Night

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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…


Goodbye Paradise

  I had other plans for my next post, but I ran across a poem on one of the facebook pages I’ve recently joined.  I do like poetry, but I find most people find it…


An Electrifying Experience

  What could possess someone who has been in a job for just a couple years and earned very little vacation time to use two weeks of that precious vacation time to go to work. …


Jolly and Her Invisible Children

  When someone has been through as much as Jolly Grace Okot has, it’s understandable that they might be a little strange. Being female in the Acholi tribe of Uganda, she and her sisters were…


Uncle Urban’s Deer

  I’m a member of several Facebook pages dedicated to a variety of subjects.  About a week ago I noticed that a friend of mine had joined “Missouri Hunting”.  One of Joey Kerperien’s first posts…


In Dog Years, I’d be Dead!

    Yep, today is my birthday.  I’ve hit the big six-oh.  That’s a pretty significant accomplishment for a guy who seems to have spent much of his time trying to cram as many missteps…