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  • Soccer-stopping Storm a Lousy Treat What a great way to spend a Saturday morning in July: I’m sitting in my car with rain cascading on the roof, lightning skittering all over the sky, and thunder sockin’ it to the atmosphere with such force that I feel a rumbling in my bum.I’m staring

    July 8, 2014

  • Only in America - Top 10 As we move into the glorious months of summer, I thought you might be amused by reading the Top Ten List of what Canadians supposedly think of how things are going in this country. It’s a lot like David Letterman’s “top ten list.”Number 10: Only in A

    July 8, 2014

  • Government today is way too intrusive What ever happened to the America of my youth? That great country that was indeed the jewel of the common person of the world. The country where one could actually, through hard work and industry, make a good living and actually have the OPPORTUNITY

    July 8, 2014

  • Gone in the blink of an eye Over the holiday weekend I was able to enjoy three days, (somewhat) off work. Three day weekends are always a highlight for me and I am sure most of you will agree.I went fishing to wrap up my Sunday evening. While sitting in the old John boat castin

    July 8, 2014

  • Mum Mum If my grandmother were alive today, she would be 125, and she would still, no doubt, be walking around in her six-inch-high heels, the ones she asked to be buried in—and she’d have a Marlboro in her fingers. She demanded to be called Mum Mum because

    July 3, 2014

  • Don't rely on others to make you happy “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”These words from Martin Luther King Jr. are simple. To sum it up; don’t give up. Keep going. No matter what lif

    July 3, 2014

  • Staying cool in the hot Rushville summers Recently with things warming up, my daughter and all the Milroy grand children came up and fixed Grandpa up by putting in my air conditioner, a window model. It certainly brought back memories of my youth and no air conditioning except the Princess T

    July 1, 2014

  • Freedom is at the very heart of what this nation is about This Friday is Independence Day, July 4th. Unfortunately, lots of people think of it as nothing more than a day off work. The holiday represents so much more than that. The 4th of July is the day on which we declared our independence from Great Brita

    July 1, 2014

  • Self-esteem should be earned and not given freely I recently read what I felt was a disturbing article. It concerned today’s youth and their self-esteem. Self-esteem is defined as a sense of one’s own dignity or worth. According to the article, “Today’s teenagers and young adults are far more like

    July 1, 2014

  • Don't Horse Around; Shoe 'Em Some Love I hope you’ll take a few moments from celebrating National Farrier’s Week (July 6-12) to read this column, wherein I share my depth of knowledge about the important work of farriers.Well, thanks for reading, and see you next week.Wait, come back, I w

    July 1, 2014

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