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Thursday, July 20, 2017

BARBARA LEACH: Nuisance Critters In The Garden

What is with the rabbits?  Is it me, or are they breeding like, well, rabbits?  Calls are coming in about what seems like an...

HAYDEN HOLLINGSWORTH: Laugh for the Health of It

What a depressing and stressful time in which we live!  There seems to be so much about which to be upset.  The strain of...

DICK BAYNTON: Hysteria Has Consequences

Hysteria is a condition of frenzy and delirium that is often triggered by an event or series of events that one person or a...

DICK BAYNTON: Extreme Mindless Political Correctness (EMPC)

Living in this great land of liberty and freedom, we may not appreciate the comfort zone in which we live. To sound an alert...

CAROLINE WATKINS: “If You Build It . . .

...they will come.” This iconic line from the movie Field of Dreams is oh so familiar.  And I thought it might grab your attention...

JOY SYLVESTER JOHNSON: I Heard You

Two of the best things about living in the country is the silence and the darkness at night. Far from the city lights I can...

MIKE KEELER: Tolkien’s Final Tale A Long Time Coming

In the winter of 1916-17, JRR Tolkien was a shattered man. He had just returned from World War 1, suffering from trench fever. All but...

LIZA FIELD: Not My Job?

Environmental stewardship is everyone’s responsibility, including Congress’s. That is why I worked so diligently ... to protect the Endangered Species Act. —Newt Gingrich, A Contract with the Earth Does the...

HAYDEN HOLLINGSWORTH: Love Your Enemies? Not Likely!

Well, it’s happened again and I don’t suppose anyone is really surprised.  A terribly misguided person (or group) has found it expedient to blow...

LUCKY GARVIN: Lost in Translation

As I have previously written, as a lad I had but two ambitions for later life. One was medicine. But, prior to that, I...