Thursday, November 23, 2017

Seems like old times

by Bob Sanders I was listening to my favorite radio program, “Seems Like Old Times,” the other day. Craig usually picks out a year in...

Just talking to my trees

Hello. Mr. Huckleberry, how in the world are you? I say, hello, Mr. Huckleberry, how in the world are you? Oh, pardon me. I was...

The birth of the band in Lamar County

A  picture in a recent Lamar Democrat newspaper caught my attention. It was a photo of the Lamar County High School Band. I didn’t...

Favorite movies

by Bob Sanders From time to time we take a look at favorite movies. I long ago gave up trying to list a Top Ten...

Summertime in my hometown

First a reminder that there was a lot of difference between a country boy and a town boy, even if it was a small...

Old time religion

Somebody mentioned the lack of catalpa worms this year. They are prized as fishbait. The mention reminded me of the big catalpa tree that...

Buy a Dog?

Writing about dogs seems to be the thing these days, and who in the world am I to buck such a trend? First, it must...

Storm cellars

A while back, three generations of us were wandering around and we came to the old Matthews place---where Uncle Audie and Aunt Tezzie and...

Long ago and far away

Once upon a time, long, long ago and far, far away, there was a little 20-acre piece of land that was, and still is,...

Airing some family linen

At our last meeting, we were discussing people’s names and the effect their names had on people. I neglected to mention Grandpa Boman. His...