Opinion Archive

Understanding why little boys like to climb trees

What is it about boys and trees? It

Ole Fisherman and his wife watch eagle catch a fish

Last Saturday morning Ruth Ann and I went fishing and caught several nice fish this was great. While we were fishing we saw an Eagle fly down to get a shad laying on the water.

Even now, I still remember my first manly moment

There comes a time in every boy

I’m a believer in day dreams

Most of us have been in a situation where we have had a few minutes to just let our minds wander. It happens sometimes when we are stuck in traffic or waiting in a check-out line.

Old Fisherman goes fishing with his wife

Last Wednesday, Ruth Ann and I took our friend out for dinner at Staceys Restaurant at Wilmington. This kid is 97 years young and we have been friends for over 50 years.

Every boy needs a pocket knife while growing up

I was using a pocketknife the other day that belonged to my Dad, and Yvonne mentioned being sure to put it in my dresser drawer instead of on top of the dresser where our grandson might find it. Good idea, we don

What does it take to push your buttons?

I found that many pet peeves are universal. One of the top irritants is going through a fast food drive through, getting your order messed up and not finding out until you get home with the food.

Family reunions, gotta love ‘em

Life has a way of changing our situations sometimes in such subtle ways that we aren’t even aware of the change happening.

Grange holds adult and junior judging

Last week on Saturday, the Grange had the judging for the adults and juniors crafts they made. The age categories for the juniors are 5 to 8 years, 9 to 11 yrs. and 12 to 14 years.

A close encounter with Old Blackie near Hazard

A few weeks ago Yvonne and I made a trip down below Hazard, Ky. to visit her nephew Dean Cornett and his family. Regular readers may recall I wrote about a trip to Dean

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