The weather is holding a few of us at bay, we could only be patient, enjoy our caffeinated beverages and continue idle conversation. We eventually got around to things I had written (which is always appreciated) about my hopes for the future of Heavener. Some of … Read More
Some thirty-odd years ago, my friend Bob Thompson and I were sharing observations about the holiday doldrums, the “dead space” that began sometime after dinner Christmas Day and hovered over winter like a shroud till along about the first hints of spring weather in early March.
To me, the harbingers of fall have remained fairly consistent over the years. First, there is the calendar date noting the occurrence of the “infernal equinox,” or something like that, but expect the weather to be hot.
Politics are rampant, and make things lively. School has started, … Read More
I was listening to the conversation of a half-dozen old fellows who had made this particular fast-food joint their morning office. Each would spend two or three dollars on coffee and some item from the “value” menu, and then spend two or three hours visiting.
“You love it out here, don’t you,” old Ben said as he squashed a scorpion getting too close to his foot. Then, he eulogized, “Darn, I hate to do that! But you can see yourself, I’m wearing sandals. I don’t want to get stung, now, do … Read More