Some humorous gravy for Thanksgiving leftovers
America’s tradition of getting together to say thanks for the bounty has passed, and saying thanks is always a good thing — even if some of us don’t feel our bounty is as bounteous as it used to be.
Personally, I’ve been having a problem rediscovering the energy I had before we consumed the Thanksgiving feed, which was a nice feed, but not a gorge-a-thon. For a change, I paced my consumption.
Toy Shop a magical place
Publisher Ed Darling’s recovery from eye surgery continues. Here’s a column he wrote last year after visiting The Toy Shop.
I have a better idea of what the North Pole must be like now.
I’ve strolled through a building full of red-shirted, busy and happy people doing good things that will make Duncan children of all ages smile during this Christmas season.
Signs of pride salute Marine
Publisher Ed Darling continues to recover from eye surgery. Here is a column he previously wrote.
The colorful hand-written signs are, seemingly, everywhere. On street corners. In front of houses. On busy streets. On service station marquees. Often stars or tiny American flags are attached to them.
‘Information overload’ clutters thought and memory
Doing some cleaning in the den, I came upon a stack of the sticky notes that serve as my memory, and hidden behind that stack was, yeah, another stack of sticky notes:
Oliver more than just a dog
Ed Darling, publisher of The Banner, continues to recover from eye surgery. Here is an updated version of a column he previously wrote.
The memory remains a good one. Sons Scott and Chris – Grant’s birth came later – were relaxing with me on a chilly Christmas Day in the comfort of our living room. We were weary from a long day of Christmas Eve travel, but had managed to open colorfully wrapped packages of all sizes and shapes.
Modern version of ‘Telephone’ blurs the truth
A couple weeks ago, I stopped at a popular morning spot to get a caffeine infusion and encountered a meeting of a chapter of the Coffee Club Geniuses of America.
Applause for Duncan Public School staff
Letter to the editor:
Just ‘hobbing’ around in anticipate of Halloween
We’re fast approaching the special night when hobgoblins and hobgoblinettes start hobbing around. (OK, since I was a lil’ sprout, I’ve thought hobgoblin was a cool name, although I’ve never figured out how one goes about hobbing.
Life’s second chance a gift
Ed Darling, publisher of The Banner, continues to recover from eye surgery. Here is a column he previously wrote.
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