Category Archives: back home in Indiana

Tabouli and Pimento Loaf

During our recent stay in Seattle, we had several ethnic meals, including Indian, Italian, Mexican, Thai and Japanese. I learned several things about food in different cultures, one of which is that the word Curry can mean different things, depending … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping story #61.

 I have never been one of those folks who is enamored with shopping. Of any kind. And that goes double for with Christmas shopping. I expect that’s why I experienced the incident described below in my Newspaper column. It was warm … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

I’m putting my Father’s Day column out here on my Weblog because because I like how it turned out. Normally, when I sit down to write something for these pages, I don’t expect to hear from anyone about what I … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day.

Once in a while, I will reprint my weekly column on this site. I kind of run hot and cold on this practice and my mood usually centers around whether or not I think I might eventually get up the … Continue reading

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I think I’m disappointed.

When I was a young child, 7 or 8 years old and many years ago, my family didn’t have a car and our recreational activities were pretty much confined to where we could walk. But then, one weekend, the couple … Continue reading

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Bad breath blues.

On Thanksgiving day, I was on my way to my hometown and mulling over a subject for my weekly newspaper column. I was also worried about my breath since Susie had told me it smelled horribly. Of course, she has … Continue reading

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Yearly Tradition #31.

I just had my first whiskey and eggnog of the season. Somewhere during the last year we lost our bottle of whiskey and so I had to buy a new one. I used Early Times for the whiskey because it … Continue reading

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Ahhhh, what the hell??

In this week’s newspaper column, I spent some time bemoaning the loss of many Thanksgiving traditions, especially  the theme of family togetherness being replaced by crass commercialism in the form of Thanksgiving day retail shopping. Today is Friday and I spent part of … Continue reading

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The #1 World History Event in my lifetime.

For those of you who do not subscribe to the Mooresville, Martinsville or Loogootee, Indiana newspapers, I am attaching a copy of the text for my column for this week. The end of the world’s Camelot and the beginning of … Continue reading

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Eight little known facts.

I was recently asked to participate in a survey over on Facebook in which I would list 8 little know facts about myself. Because I am a person who can’t just state the obvious, I started listing the eight things … Continue reading

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