Conkers for fall
Ever heard of a conker? Well, the fall is here and I am looking forward to it for many reasons, as well as rekindling some fond memories of autumns as a youngster in England, with conkers.
My memories of ‘back to school’
It is hard to believe that it has been nine years since I last did the back-to-school thing, and yet those memories (most of them good) are still as clear as day.
‘Green’ will drive us
If my vehicle broke down tomorrow I COULD use the community transit to get to work. I don’t believe that’s the answer in the long term though.
Way Back When…
Persons of a certain age waxed melancholy recently upon the death of a musical icon, Mitch Miller.
SIMPSON: School Days, School Days
Don’t look now, but the school year has sneaked up on us again.
It’s on ...
You’ve seen the commercials, I’m sure, for Southwest Airlines and various employees from baggage handlers to gate agents to flight attendants all voicing the phrase, “It’s on!”
Snarking on the news
The odd news has been delightful lately, and I thought I’d share a little bit of it with you today.
Nathan Wayne Pugh, a wannabe bank robber went into a Dallas Wells Fargo Bank with a note and a Whataburger bag on June 26, according to the Dallas Morning News.
SIMPSON: One Moment, Please
No matter where you live these days, you have to make a good many long distance telephone calls. Maybe you made a purchase in an establishment close at hand.
STRINGER: Josiah Wilbarger
Wilbarger County, whose county seat is Vernon, is in northwest of Wichita Falls and southeast of Childress.
World Cup woes
The soccer World Cup has reached the last 16 stage, with teams giving everything to reach the last eight of the competition, and yet again, surprise surprise, England is not in the quarter-final lineup.
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