Monthly Archives: September 2009

Now the Bad news…

Even though I was ecstatic at one moment as you will earn in the next post, I was horrified in the next to discover  that something that lives underground had eaten four or five of my new potatoes. I have … Continue reading

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Good News from the Grindstaff Household.

I normally only make announcements of this caliber when we buy a new car, write another book or are having another grandbaby. I don’t really expect  that we will be doing any of those anytime soon so I have to grab … Continue reading

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A question.

I am starting work on my newspaper column for next week in which I will be writing about digging potatoes with a bad back. I would like to use a sentence describing the harvest that will read “Scampering around on … Continue reading

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Am I smarter than a fifth grader??

Susie and I are starting a new project today in her craft, paint and general getaway room. We are ripping up the old orange shag carpet(circa 1979)  and then I (circa 1940)  plan to install a wood laminate floor.  Whenever … Continue reading

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This is news?

A story on Yahoo news was headlined ‘271 people throw pies at each other – break world record.’ Only 271?? I would have thought it to be much higher. This was in New York, after all, where you can get … Continue reading

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too bad.

This is premiere week for the commercial television season. Our tv has been bombarded for the past month with ads for the new shows. We don’t subscribe to cable or satellite tv so when we find the time for television entertainment, it has to come … Continue reading

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Now it’s getting sickening.

When the story about the 18 year old South African girl possibly being a boy, hit the news, I thought it was funny in a sad sort of way.Now I actually feel bad for this young person.  It appears as if he/she was … Continue reading

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