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Yield, Milo

Ruminations on weather forecasting

I had a novel thought about American history the other day when I watched the weather app on my cell phone to track the...

DRONING ON

I’m writing this before the new year rings in, but you’ll be reading it in the New Year 2021 — and let’s all hope...

Bits and Pieces from years’ end

Well, it’s the end of the year. Start getting ready for summer. The days are getting longer. However, that may be premature advice because...

A SCARY CHRISTMAS STORY

This wuz the week for emails from faithful readers — one with a story, a couple with witticisms. So, here we go …….. The following...

Chuckles from everywhere

Wow! We’ve had three wonderful late fall days in a row — sunny, gentle breeze, temperatures near 70 degrees. Wish they could last, but...

Satisfaction of a New Hobby

I’ve established a new hobby which proves that the Covid pandemic is causing folks to go to unusual activities to pass the time dodging...

I’m Thankful for:

I’m writing this late afternoon Thanksgiving Day. So, it’s an appropriate time to relate some of the things I’m thankful for in this memorable...

Just be a good neighbor

With all my winter preparation work completed, this week I discovered the best way to fill the family larder for the upcoming Covid shut-in,...

Slow down or Stop

An east coast lawyer rolls through a stop sign and gets pulled over by a sheriff's deputy in the middle of the Fly-Over nation....

Wise Words for the Week

The weeklong stretch of winter we had has been replaced by a weeklong stretch of fine fall weather. The turn in the weather gave...
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