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Four by Four 8/30/15 (08/30/15)
Allen Whitaker Cape Girardeau Technology expert Velosity Electronics Finish this sentence: You're never too old to .... Dance. Like in the song, if you keep on dancing, you'll never get old. What's the farthest you've been away from home? Jamaica. It was a combination honeymoon, 3-year anniversary and graduation present...
Passing the torch (08/30/15)
Nineteen-year-old Logan Mirly plants his work boots shoulder-width apart and puts his hands in his pockets, just like his father. Whether intended or unconscious, he's inherited some of his father's mannerisms, and although master firefighter Steve Mirly's bespectacled gaze is a bit harder, a bit more weathered, both Mirlys have the same gray-blue eyes and lean in when they talk...
Food to live for (08/30/15)
Lately there has been a spate of bucket list books: "1,000 Places to See Before You Die," "1,000 Books to Read Before You Die," and, most recently, "1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die." This newest entry, by former New York Times restaurant critic Mimi Sheraton, as you might imagine, lists lots of exotic foods, like rambutan, the so-called "hairy" fruit from Malaysia, and many elegant foods, like quenelles, as well as many gourmet items, like caviar...
Horses, hills and the Ogallala Aquifer (08/30/15)
From the time my brother and I could walk, it seems as if we were riding horses. Some of them were big horses, and some were small. We rode them around the house where we lived and out in the meadows. We rode them in the washouts and hills north of Mom and Dad's house, seven miles outside Arthur, Nebraska -- population 175. We played cowboys and Indians and everything else on our horses...
All about German Days, Labor Day plans and Hobbs on Gray (08/30/15)
While strolling, I wondered whatever happened to Barbara Hobbs. Happy birthday to Mark Starnes, Aaron Fuller, Brent Parker, John Schott, Mike Swain, Steve Montgomery, Kim Owens, Steve Duniphan, Robin McKinley, Stacey Starnes, Eva Golightly, Jesse Nordin, Shirley Bullinger, Alvie Surface, Paul Friga, Amy Goetz, Annette Bridwell, Jennifer Cook, Dale Williams, Carla Eichhorn, Gary Crowden, Scott Horman, Joshua Schilling, Mitchell Dirnberger, Ron Moyers, Todd Wessel, David Herbst, Warren Masterson, Ashley Kitchen, Raymond Spies, Daryl Ross, Jimmy Hargrove, Blake Dannenmueller and Charlotte Foulk.. ...