Opinion Archive

Now I Get It!

I’m no stranger to driving in the snow, I’ve done it now for 43 winters. For most of those winters I just got in my car and drove, not really thinking about the hazards that awaited me at every curve in the road.

The Ole

Last week we got busy and put new washers on the bathtub and the sink in the bathroom. In the bath tub, when the water was turned off after a shower, it would drip, so we got the can of WD 40 and after the valves were taken out and new washers put on, we sprayed the threads good.

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Nature is very interesting to study

The other morning while feeding the dog, (Lady), there was a flight of geese going over, they were in a beautiful V-formation. I can remember as a kid, hearing geese flying over after dark and hearing their honking noise, wishing I could see them, it seems back then they flew at night.

Lions Club zone meeting held at Jackson Township Hall

Ruth Ann and I attended the Lions Club Zone meeting at Northeastern Lions Club on Jan. 11 at the Jackson Township Hall. It was a good meeting and there was a good attendance. The information the District Governor and other officers gave was very good.

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Thomas Jefferson, serving as Secretary of State in the Washington Administration, was responsible for conducting the first U.S. census in 1790. This count of the young Nation

It’s snowing, let’s go for pizza

It was a dark and stormy night. I always wanted to start a column with those words but could never really get them to fit my topics. I think they’ll work with this column.


We have sure had some real winter. Three weeks ago the moles were sure feeding and tearing the lawn up. Since this cold and snow, I wonder if this was a sign that the moles were giving us, of the cold weather. It seems the critters know if the weather is going to change.

Sometimes its better to just enjoy the memories

The snow and frigid temperatures this past week got me to thinking this would be a good time to have a St. Bernard. I can speak with some authority on this subject because I had a St. Bernard for several years during the frigid winters of the mid 1970s.

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