July 24, 2014
Dud Campbell, our resident would-be novelist, was busy on his day off. Anita watched him excitedly as he removed something from the box that had arrived. It was a CD.
July 16, 2014
Things were going kinda slow down at the Fly Tying Love Center and it bothered Marvin Pincus a lot.
July 10, 2014
Like a doctor removing something important, Herb Collins gently peeled the wrapper back from the root ball and tenderly placed the baby tree in the hole. Then he stood and walked around it to see which way he should align it. Actually, looks pretty good just the way it is.
July 3, 2014
Windy celebrates the Fourth creatively
Windy Wilson was on the prowl, this beautiful Independence Day morning, searching the neighborhood for something to do for others. He decided to let his weekly day helping others come on the Fourth this week, because he was feeling very American.
June 25, 2014
Windy shares a tale about a shook-up picnic
On a good, warm Saturday morning, you have your choice here in our valley: Yard sales or livestock sales. Since Windy didn’t need have much of a need to rummage through stacks of doilies or record albums starring Patti Page or the Kingston Trio, he headed for the sale barn.
June 18, 2014
Murder and love: Dud toils on his novel
Dud sat at the computer and went over the several hundred pages of his novel for three straight days. Then he had a cup of coffee or two with the guys down at the Mule Barn, and followed that with a walk around town.
June 11, 2014
Fly-fishing aficionados refuse to rise to the bait
“What do you figure he’ll weigh now, Doc?” said Steve as Mavis topped off their cups at the philosophy counter of the Mule Barn coffee shop.
“A good three pounds, if my guessing is any good,” Doc said, shaking his head.
“Your dog?” asked Mavis.
June 4, 2014
Three-chord Cortez boosts Marvin’s mood
“You seem kinda low this morning, Sweetie,” Marjorie said.
“Business has been kinda slow for a while now, and it’s wedding season,” he said.
May 28, 2014
Delbert stabs at a tourist attraction
Delbert’s at it again. You know Delbert McLain, our local chamber of commerce? He’s the guy who wants to bring lots of people here so the place isn’t quite as nice as it is now.
May 21, 2014
Dewey likes nostalgia for worm sales
The focus group broke up after an hour-and-a-half with laughter and full tummies and hugs and handshakes. Dewey got his tie clip caught on Mrs. Doc’s sweater as she hugged him, but that was his only physical disaster and it was a minor one.