Tuesday, May 23, 2017

When we finally got electricity

Last week we were talking about how it was before Reddy Kilowatt came into our lives. But he did come, eventually, even to our...

Sassafras Bushes aren’t all bad

Sassafras Bushes aren’t all bad  By Bob Sanders Somebody brought up the subject of pole beans the other day, and we got to talking about the...

Farming in old days

From the time I was born untilI was about six, Daddy didn’t have a car. He had owned one once, but he sold it...

Homesick on a train

I was stuck at a railroad crossing the other day, waiting for one of those endless freight trains and I got to thinking back...

The Snow

There have been some big snows lately, in some parts of the country. The Weather Channel loves them, or any other big change in...

Before we had lights

The thought behind the old saying about not missing the water ‘til the well runs dry applies in spades to electric power. You go...

Are today’s cars 30 times better?

Along about 1940 or 1941, a brand new family-size Chevrolet, Ford or Plymouth could be bought for about $700 or less. Mrs. McNeese’s brand...

Merry Christmas to all

I stood around and let Christmas catch up with me again. Goodness, I could dig out an old Christmas column and it would serve...

Plotting, planning for the pre-holiday pilgrimage

The writer of the book of James discusses planning ahead. I forget whether he’s fer it or agin it. Anyway, we need to do...

Meet Great Uncle Harvey

Brother Jack and I were talking about some of our ancestors. We had a few, shall we say, colorful ones. You take Great Uncle...