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Well, I dang near died.I’ve thought about it, and I’ve determined that one sure way to recognize personal preparation for departure is to start choosing your funeral music. Which I did. Hearing … more
Frankly, I think I was quite tired of writing about the subject of the proposed 1-cent sales tax by the weekend before the Aug. 15 referendum. I’m still tired of it, and thought seriously of addressing President Trump’s comments on the … more
Let's clean out the notebook ... • We are just now getting to discussing the runoff, thanks to the police situation last week. Frankly, in typing up the beat results, it seemed to go about as … more
The Daily Mountain Eagle announced a "salute to Goober" with a banner headline on Jan. 6, 1971. The story was accompanied by a three-column collage depicting the many faces of George Lindsey. Only … more
Ree Drummond and I have nothing in common. Maybe that’s why I am so fascinated with her. When I picked up her book “Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels — A Love Story” several years ago, I was totally unaware of her blog, which … more
When people over 50 need a job, they tend to look for help in all the wrong places. One of the first questions I always ask is, “Have you been to the Career Center?” A surprising percentage of jobseekers say no. One lady told me that she wasn’t trying to get unemployment check, but a job. more
 A simple question that most anyone would answer in the affirmative. “Of course, I love the Lord” someone might say. Another question now would be do you love the Lord the way he has told … more
Well, I am so turned around and filled up with politics, like most of you — and not for just the usual reasons you suspect. For example, I spent 90 minutes Tuesday in a warm room watching … more
Well, the sheriff's race continues to escalate in rhetoric, thanks to the ads from Sheriff Jim Underwood. Facebook lit up like a Christmas tree when Underwood released an online ad, proclaiming, "Do … more
As promised last week, I'm digging into the Daily Mountain Eagle archives for the start of a series of columns that I hope to continue through the fall.Our archive includes bound volumes of issues … more
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