June 16, 2010 RSS feed / Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It doesn't get any easier as government gets bigger

Several people have called about having to choose being Democrat, Republican, or whatever in the primaries coming up.   First, this isn't new at all. More...

A friend who was a thief, kind of

I lost an old fishing buddy last week. Since two of the ones in this story are both gone to their just reward, I’ll tell you a real true fish tale. Will Smiley Grow passed on to another time of life as he left this one on June 7, 2010. More...

Just Jakin

Sixty-three years, that's how long it took to get Father's Day recognized as an official holiday. More...

The Final Inspection

The Soldier stood and faced God, which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shining, just as brightly as his brass. “Step forward now. Soldier, how shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek? More...

Feeling Unappreciated

The next time you feel that nobody loves you, no one cares, or that no one ever notices you, think of this guy:   Things Got Ya Down? More...

Why Republican men are happier than Democratic men!

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Taking grilling to a higher level

The nation's birthday bash is just around the corner, and millions of Americans can't wait to fire up the grill and cook up some mouth-watering delights.   Some backyard chefs will settle for burgers and dogs. More...

Writing Poetry at a Railroad Crossing

I had never heard the name Etric before. “It’s French,” Etric Smith told me. “I’m from Louisiana.” Six weeks ago, Etric had picked me up in Ontario, California, to transport me to Ft. Irwin in the Mojave Desert. More...

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As You See It

•Businesses that make customers wait in line to pay won’t have to worry with customers too long.   •Those holes “fixed” on U.S.Hwy 27 are the pits. More...

For those who thought they knew it all

The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for blood plasma.   No piece of paper can be folded in half more than seven times.   Oh, go ahead. I'll wait. More...