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U.S. Supreme Court changing

By David Peel Whatever your opinion on President Donald Trump, it is clear that he will be changing the face of the U.S. Supreme Court for generations to come. Justice Neil Gorsuch was recently sworn in and became the 113th person to serve on the highest U.S. court. He replaces Justice Scalia who died earlier […]

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Southern Raisin’: A Long Time Coming

By Otis Griffin Growing up in our wonderful South was graduated in several stages.  I can remember when I was so proud as Santy brought me a three legged tricycle.  I wheeled inside the house until I got brave and ventured outside like Lewis and Clark on a sightseeing trip.  The wooden front porch presented […]

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The Best Question Ever

By David Peel If you are like me, you hate to wait in line.  It seems that if you pray for patience, God will put people in front of you at Walmart who will test your patience. You know the ones. The ones who check out a buggy and a half full of groceries and […]

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Dy-No-MAX!

By Otis Griffin If you have been on God’s Green Earth for three or four scores, you will relate.  I have some big truck driving friends and when they parachute out of the cab and the air brakes sounds like a hurricane flattening a smokehouse, you’d better watch out.  The next enunciation coming is: “You […]

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If You Are Pulled Over By Police…

By David Peel (If at night, turn on your dome light) then roll down the windows and put your hands on the steering wheel while waiting for instructions. This may seem artificially docile but it assures the police officer that you are no threat to him or her.  With most SUVs having tinted windows in […]

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You Were Taught Better, So Why Did You Do It?

By Otis Griffin As the years stack up on you, from time to time you need to visit the local medicine man for a little assistance.  I’m not real sure when every healer became a specialist and presently can only offer some relief on certain parts of your anatomy.  (That’s city slang for yo’ wore […]

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The Old Ways

By David Peel It strikes me that today consumers feel very modern but are actually just re-creating what existed 100 years ago. Let’s take exercise for example. The modern consumer will pay $20 a month to join a club that is filled with machines. They will drive their 5000-pound fuel-burning car to that gym, then […]

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They Said it Had Worked Many Times, but on What?

By Otis Griffin As a youngster when we had some congestion, now that’s a ‘five-dollar word’ for…… stopped up.  Momma would rub this salve down deep into my bony chest.  It was probably the same grease we used on the cows and hogs to reduce swelling, nicks, cuts, fleas, ticks, flies, warts and the deadly […]

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Power Windows Can Be Deadly

By David Peel You may never of thought about it, but the motor that causes your power windows to raise is much stronger than it needs to be to do the job. Now there’s a logical reason for this. It has to have the torque to raise and lower even in freezing temperatures where there […]

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I Don’t Understand

By Otis Griffin Don’t it feel good to be called a country redneck?  Real simple as he has been sweatin’ in the hot sun and working hard.  What do you call a non-redneck?  Please decipher that for us proud Southern Rednecks. As I reminisce there are several things I just don’t understand.  So help me […]

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