‘Idiot’ prohibition

May 8, 2007 OK, all you idiots living in the city of Batesville — you are here illegally, according to a city ordinance. And on your way out, take the poor and immoral with you.

Making mistakes

May 7, 2007 Someone once told me that it is just as damaging to think you are superior, as it is to actually make a mistake. I firmly believe that piece of advice.

More Viking inscriptions

May 3, 2007 This one almost got away. Well, technically, the book itself did get away, but I do have the information it contains.


May 3, 2007 The drum beat of the liberal propaganda machine continues in the pages of the Guard. Although this is nothing new sometimes the lunacy demands a reply.

The King and I

May 2, 2007 This Roberts is no longer king of her castle. It seems Roberts Rules of Order have been revised and with a new boarder at the Roberts’ residence, (not a Collie) a new regime has emerged.

Enjoying girl time

May 1, 2007 My 5-year-old niece Abby has decided I’m the coolest aunt ever, simply because I do all the “girly” stuff with her.

Slithering season

April 30, 2007 Now that the weather is starting to warm up, it’s time to work out in the yard again. Spring time means lots of mowing, pruning and mulching.