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Sunday, September 23, 2018

How the Turkey Got its Name

The guinea fowl native to eastern Africa is quite similar to the native North American turkey. The English imported the African guinea fowl long...

Operation – Save Jesse

For two days a lady kept hearing the cries of a 3-week old kitten stuck in a storm drain leading away from her house...

Caught up in the Opioid Epidemic

I took oxycodone for over 10 years. I also took tramadol for several years. Both drugs are steeply wrapped in the headline-grabbing opioid epidemic...

“In God We Trust”

Attorney Michael Newdow tried to get “under God” removed from the Pledge of Allegiance. He lost. Lately, he’s been trying to have “In God,...

The Importance of Finishing What You Start

"Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand." Euripides In 1978 my cousin graduated from Carver High School and enrolled in a radio...

My Definition of Professional Courtesy

Back a month or so ago we had some bad storms to blow through. A utility pole servicing one of our sites broke into...

Facebook Messenger

Facebook is frustrating on many levels. For example, I create a group to compliment our on-air “Classifieds” program and call it “Martinsville Classifieds.” There...

You Work, You Get Paid, You Drink

“Why is he mowing your dirt patch?” “I’m showing him how the world works. You work, you get paid, you drink.” Bill Murray, St. Vincent I...

Shrimp Casserole

I fixed this for dinner tonight and it was excellent. We had a small spinach salad with tomatoes and carrots and a dinner roll...

Live in the Present

You cannot change the past, Nor can you control the future, And you should always be mindful of both. But your life is lived in the present, And...

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