Smoker no more
So, I quit smoking.
Of course, just admitting that I once smoked is almost sinful in this day and age, akin to admitting I used to sell heroin to orphans, but it’s different now than it was when I started.
Read a book
No secret here, I was one of those odd children who would rather stay in her room reading books than play outside.
Fortunately, little Nancy (the madre) limited our television watching, and video games included nothing but Pong on Atari at that time, so once you were done with your alloted 30 minutes of television viewing for the day, you were on your own.
Freedom to exhale
So far as I know, none of my elementary schoolmates made it to the Metropolitan Opera — unless as a member of the audience, usher staff or clean-up crew.
Pets are better
I found a cute article on Yahoo that was entitled “10 Reasons Dogs Are Better Than Boyfriends,” which I think warrants some discussion.
My favorite Olympic moment
I love the winter Olympics.
Not surprisingly, I’m not a very sportsy person. I was always a bit more bookish than athletic, so I don’t relate as well to that world as some people.
Cook our choice for state representative
When Byron Cook was elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 2002, it was a clear victory for Navarro County and District 8. It gave Corsicana and the county real representation in Austin. As voters, we need to keep that type of representation.
Light in a dark world
Does it seem like everywhere you turn, people you love, care about, or just know slightly are being hammered?
Letters to the Editor 2/15/14
In support of NCSO
To the Editor: I have been reading about the salary problems Sheriff Tanner is having since being elected and the major problem with trying to keep qualified people.
Was Jesus right?
Jesus is universally respected. Even the followers of Islam claim him as a prophet. And millions who have no use for the church still like Jesus. But the question remains, “Was Jesus right?” “Did he know what he was talking about?”
High above it all
Inside on TV news, talking heads described ravages of California wildfires raging across the landscape. Outside, my neighbor Josh was ready to climb into his pick-up, heading for his firefighting shift 40 minutes up the freeway.
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