More fun on the farm

July 26, 2007 Too bad we didn’t have a home video camera and national television show like “Country Fried Home Videos” when I was growing up.

The price of having fun

July 23, 2007 The 87th annual Independence County Fair was in full swing last week and as always it brought back great memories of experiences I had as a teenager running around the fairgrounds with my 4-H club.

Eggs are all they need

July 19, 2007 One of the first things we learned in vertebrate zoology in college is that some eggs can hatch without being fertilized. In other words, no dad needed.


July 18, 2007 People on both sides of the isle are so divided that they can’t even discuss their political views without blaming the other party for all the problems that we are facing today.

Ancient Dogon mystery

July 17, 2007 The theory of ancient astronauts landing on earth in times past and imparting knowledge to earthlings doesn’t hold water with me.

Take this sob story

July 17, 2007 My e-mail box is full of sob stories. I bet yours is full of them too. Take this one. PLEASE.

Sell junk cheap

July 16, 2007 We recently had a gigantic multi-family yard sale at the Batesville Daily Guard and I for one have come away with a totally new outlook on the whole process.