October 6, 2010 RSS feed / Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Driving ‘Miss Betty’

Of several of the things in the world I had rather not do, I have done this week.   More...

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Power outage case

At my recent assault trial, I offered a plea of "Guilty with an explanation."   The judge asked me what my explanation was, so I told my story.   "Your Honor," I said, "I had a mammogram appointment, which I actually kept.   More...

A time in Iraq

By the time you are reading these words, I will be in Iraq. I’m going to visit the 3rd Infantry Division soldiers who are part of the 50,000 troops left behind after the recent drawdown. You know – the ones we tend to forget. More...

** Home Country **

Dud Campbell drove the pickup slowly out of town and down past the dairy to the fishing area on Lewis Creek. It seemed to him that everything he did this morning was in slow motion. He didn’t care.   More...

For the older folks

submitted by Lindy   Some older folks might understand this one--   A man feared his wife wasn't hearing as well as she used to, and he thought she might need a hearing aid. More...

FIRES AND FIREPLACES

There are many artists in this world. Some paint, some design buildings, some write, some sing and, of course, the list goes on.   But not many can build a fire, especially in a fireplace or a wood-burning heater.   More...

A taxing question. And answer

The Tea Party movement has definitely gotten on the last good nerve of the Democratic Party. Until recently, the president refused to address the group directly, preferring to let his staff and media lapdogs do the heavy lifting. More...

What have we learned in 2065 years?

So what have we learned in the past 2,065 years? More...

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God's Grace

It is a shame, but this message is very true. Hope you are all as blessed as I was by this story. I wonder how many people will not read this because of the title. More...

Food for thought about guns

Loaded guns in the house!   The purpose of fighting is to win. There is no possible victory in defense.   The sword is more important than the shield, and skill is more important than either. The final weapon is the brain. More...