Category Archives: Hometown

Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies (Review)

I don’t know why this book was displayed in the “New Books” section at the Norfolk (Nebraska) Public Library. The copyright is listed as 2012. I found it next to the new books about caring for cats. I placed Raising … Continue reading

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We Need More Mensches

While sitting in a waiting room at the local hospital this week, I happened to overhear bits and pieces of a conversation. It’s not that I tried to eavesdrop, the fact is, the two people were talking very loud.  One … Continue reading

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I Like Second Hand Clothing

Maybe I love thrift stores and consignment shops too much.  I meet friends and acquaintances at them several times per month.  The manager and employees of the local Goodwill Store and I know each other on a first name basis. … Continue reading

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The Weather Service

When you think about your daily routine, finding out about the day’s weather forecast probably figures into your list.  This is especially true if the sky looks threatening or if a storm is already in progress as you go about … Continue reading

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Wonder

I was in the ol’ Camry driving in an easterly direction on a nearly deserted highway. It was two weeks ago just before 6:00 in the morning.  The cruise control was engaged at 65 mph, the stereo was pumping out … Continue reading

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Cut Home Energy Costs

As a non-wealthy person, I’m constantly looking for ways to cut expenses.  Besides rent, the two largest monthly bills are for natural gas and electricity.  Through trial and error, I’ve managed to find ways to trim those bills down to … Continue reading

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The Blizzard

The dark, early hours of the December morning felt almost magical to the man as he walked away from the downtown district on his way home after work.  He tugged on the front of the hood of his parka in … Continue reading

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