Looking for Rachels

April 4, 2007 Every year about this time I start getting requests and recommendations for a summer intern.

Entertainment not costly

April 4, 2007 The best things in life really are free. Friday night we were watching the sun set — also doing neighborhood crime watch — when up from the bayou came two wood ducks — he and she.

Duo celebrations

April 3, 2007 Easter Sunday will mark two celebrations for our family. The first of course will be the obvious celebration that Christ is risen, but it’s also my niece Abby’s fifth birthday.

Camping anyone?

April 2, 2007 Who out there likes to go camping? I don’t mean putting your lazy butt in a furnished cabin, I mean real honest-to-goodness camping, involving damp tents, bugs and sleeping on the ground.


March 30, 2007 Lottery pros, cons In the 3/20 edition of the Guard you published a letter from Gus Williamson critical of the lottery apparently being proposed for Arkansas.

Passion for news

March 28, 2007 Whether it’s bad weather, higher taxes, public drunks, wife beaters, neglected children, corruption or the latest world war, they all have to be blamed on someone — it’s usually the