Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Dog Of The South

I’ve been on the lookout for a Charles Portis story for some time now. For a while the only title my library seemed to carry was True Grit, which I read and enjoyed several years ago. Then last week I … Continue reading

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Do I Dare Believe Again?

Since adopting a praying mantis as their inspiration in the first week of August, the World Series Champion Kansas City Royals have won 18 of their last 22 games. They have won seven series in a row. They are now … Continue reading

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Books Read In 2016

I recently bought an ebook book from Amazon that I had already read, and I didn’t remember. It’s the second time I’ve done that. Luckily they have a forgiving refund policy. Leaving the possible mental health ramifications aside, I decided … Continue reading

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Turnips Are Up

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The Rally Mantis Is For Real

August is already half-gone and it’s hard to believe. Signs of the approaching Fall are beginning to appear. Footballs are flying over at the high school practice field while the marching band rehearses their formations in the parking lot. My … Continue reading

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Trump Train Jumps The Track

This week Donald Trump made another of his controversial off-script remarks and seemed to suggest that the “2nd Amendment people”, which is code for anyone who truly believes “The Government” is coming for their guns, could do something to prevent … Continue reading

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Octoberfest has been released, and all is right with the world.

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