Driving her crazy

August 20, 2007 My grandfather once told me that you never really learn to swear until you learn to drive. Well, he was wrong. You never really learn to swear until you teach your teenager how to drive!  

Legless fighter pilot

August 16, 2007 Douglas Bader became one of my few heroes after I read his biography when I was about 12.


August 13, 2007 Dear Editor, Both Houses of Congress recently passed drug safety legislation, but our lawmakers broke for the summer without sending a final bill to the President.

Hearing voices …

August 13, 2007 I think anyone who reads my columns knows by now that I have a really hard time listening to that little voice in my head.


August 13, 2007 Dear editor: This will probably be long-winded, because there is much in yours truly’s chest area that must be relieved.

Bumblebee stories told

August 9, 2007 A rural electric cooperative has a publication called Front Porch that always includes someone’s front porch memories.

Hair of the dog

August 8, 2007 It’s time for round two, otherwise known as the hair of the dog, event. Just who is dreading this the most; me, the dog, or the groomers would be hard to say.

Must love dogs, cat

August 7, 2007 I have apparently spoiled my cat to the point that she is absolutely the crankiest cat in the world.