‘Sto’ wood & Dutch ovens

June 12, 2008 Several traumatic events occurred in or around my ninth year of life, but the world was such back then that you just went on and accepted those things.

Trash, treasure means cash

June 12, 2008 How many times have you logged onto the eBay auction site and spent hours looking over all the neat stuff you can bid on?

Living in interesting times

June 11, 2008 Evangelical voters, values voters, and just plumb conservative right-wing voters are stewing over whether to vote for John McCain, to vote against Barak Obama, or to move out of the country.

From 1975 to present

June 11, 2008 Had I been a non-drinker and clear thinker back in 1975 my life might have gone a different direction.


June 11, 2008 Growing up, I was thankful to have a "cool" dad, at least as cool as any other dad who was not Harrison Ford or James Bond could be.

Going home again

May 15, 2008 The online auction house eBay is a wonderful thing. The online auction house eBay is an awful thing. It can be both.

Remembering Gene

May 14, 2008 Fulton County lost one of it's best. When I learned the news of Gene Maguffee's death, it brought back a lot of old memories.

Crossing the distance

May 13, 2008 We've just driven 360 miles and seven hours to this Kansas City suburb for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Floyd Meyers

May 12, 2008 HIGHLAND - Floyd Herman Meyers, 80, of Highland died Friday, May 9, 2008, in a Salem hospital.