Tag Archives: Country

Fred, The Golf Course Squirrel

Using my clean hand, I wiped off my golf cart’s seat.  Once certain the dirt once there was now on the palm of my hand I drove the cart the short distance which separated my property from that of the … Continue reading

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That’s Just the Way Cats Are

Most of the stories I write about involve events and people who live, or once lived, in McDonald County; After all, this newspaper is called “The McDonald County Press.”  However, once in a while someone stops to talk with me … Continue reading

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An Ozark Murder Mystery

The seeds that were planted each spring in the fields grew into stalks of corn, babies were born and the elderly passed into memories. The routine of life itself continued on relatively unchanged.  But, for five long years questions had … Continue reading

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A Golf Course Wildlife Adventure

I can often be found walking the golf course in the early morning as the new day comes to life or in the evening as that day dies and from the east the darkness begins to slowly cover the unsuspecting … Continue reading

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Dave and Jerry

In days gone by, local barber shops were not only a place where hair was cut and shaves were given, but they were also a gathering spot for those who were seeking the local news, interested in gossip, wishing to … Continue reading

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Spit it Out, Cleva

The human mouth is a multi-functional device crucial to the everyday needs of most of us.  It opens and forms shapes for the creation of words, excluding, of course, the art of ventriloquism.  The mouth’s lips can be cautiously and … Continue reading

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A Matter of Perspective

Not far from my home stands a hill that, when measured against other hills in the area, can be best described as being of modest proportions.  The hill overlooks a green grassy covered meadow below and a small stream whose … Continue reading

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