Do you wonder
There are any number of subjects in my daily life that give me pause and cause me to wonder. I wonder what folks really want, I wonder what folks are really thinking, and I wonder what kind of fool some folks must take me for.
Cotton field recollections
The weather we got this past week made me nostalgic for my childhood growing up in the middle of about 200 acres of cotton fields near Roane.
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This is the height of our family “birthday season,” so as you read this I’ll be gathered with my people at my younger daughter’s new home in the country to celebrate
Letters to the Editor 10/19/13
To the editor: Our County has an extremely important election coming up — the restoration of our beautiful, historic Navarro County Courthouse.
Center of the universe
For thousands of years we assumed the earth was the center of the universe. When Galileo advanced the proposition that the earth revolved around the sun and was, in fact, only one of many planets that did so, he was tried by the Inquisition and placed under house arrest for the remainder of his life.
If dilemmas had horns
If dilemmas really had horns — lodged precisely between the two points — one could better understand my Uncle Mort. That’s where my 101-year-old kin abides mostly, with a built-in gyroscope guiding him toward the left horn at times
Kill the quarterback!
There seems to be a plethora (a Ron Morgan favorite) of fans, talk-show pundits, and social media thumb-thumpers who were watching a different football game last week than I was watching. Did anyone notice that Tony Romo, with very little help from his offensive line, threw for 506 yards and five touchdowns and directed the team to 48 points?
Dumb or just crazy?
This second week into the government shutdown, I’m reminded of when the founders were writing the constitution.
Always an adventure
Remember that cool front that blew in last weekend?
Boy, I love a good cold front. Where it happens fast and the difference is noticeable.
Letters to the Editor 10/12/13
Grateful for support
To the Editor: On Oct. 1, 2013, the Corsicana Police Department hosted Texas Night Out at Jester Park from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Approximately 300 visitors of all ages came out and enjoyed the event.
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