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One thing for sure if grandpa were alive today we would find him sitting somewhere with a group of fellows telling tall tales and using the English language as his own tool of expression. 

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Well folks, we are at that stage of Summer where it's all downhill from here. School is practically around the corner, and although Fall will quickly be here, the hazy days of July is bringing the heat. A signature flavor of summer is Lemon and how bout a great dessert made from that? This e…

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Sickness, illness, chronic health problems, challenging times, some folks are blessed to never really ever experience.  I’m not talking about avoiding the doctor, we all know those folks that refuse to go to a doctor, but I’m talking about folks who have been blessed to avoid any significant…

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I told you last week that you probably already have guessed the theme of my newest stories. Yes, BASEBALL, America’s national pastime!! My story last week was about the Barbourville Governors Baseball Team 1939.  Thank you for the feedback I received especially the delightful phone call from…

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“Once, in a little pond, in the muddy water, under the lily pads, there lived a little water beetle in a community of water beetles. They lived a simple and comfortable life in the pond with dew distractions and interruptions.”Once in a while, sadness would come over the community when one o…

Yesterday, I was flipping through the channels and watched Fried Green Tomatoes for probably the 40th time. I was just a kid when the movie first came out, but I always shed a tear when I watch it. It’s a touching tale of women and the hardships they endure throughout their friendship. My mo…

You may have guessed my theme “already for this series of articles.  No? Well, you probably will after this week’s story.  What are some of fun activities that you and your family enjoy doing at this time of year?  For some people it’s taking a much needed vacation, but for many of us, it’s …

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Answers - we look for them everywhere, and when all is said and done, we normally discover we were looking for answers in all the wrong places.  If that’s not frustrating to you, then you have some super duper attitude fixer-upper stuff that you need to start sharing with the rest of us.  An…