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Monday, Apr. 21, 2014
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I still don't wash the dishes ...
So this week started out with a Monday morning 40-minute Search Frantically For The Car Keys session. Because why not, am I right?
Don't leave pets in hot cars
It seems every day the news just appears to get worse. I have gotten to the point that I don't even want to read the paper or watch the news on TV.
Maybe we're done with winter for a while
The weather's been a little closer to decent the last few days -- not exactly summer yet, but a fairly good approximation of spring.
Eyesores have long been a problem for Blytheville
For years, one of the big issues plaguing Blytheville has been dilapidated properties -- abandoned eyesores created by fires and often made worse by vandalism.
Sportsplex deserves continued investment
The local youth baseball season is expected to officially get underway tonight, after soggy fields delayed the start of the season by a couple of days.
Book Review: "Flight of the Butterflies"
In my search for reading material for the grandkids, I sometimes stumble upon a jewel. Such a find was "Flight of the Butterflies" by Roberta Edwards.
Difficult conversations down the road
Last week, I was reading an article on whatever techie website I was visiting, trying to track down rumors about the next iPhone, and the article referenced athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the two athletes who raised their gloved fists in a symbol of human rights solidarity at the 1968 Summer Olympics.
I think her first stop will be Zimbabwe...
Well hi there. Not like it's any big deal or anything, but I did kind of, you know, have a baby a few months ago, and this is my first week back on the job, and it's all a little overwhelming.
Special horse laid to rest
The Carousel Farms Pet Cemetery has interred another of the family-loved animals.
Basketball done for the year, Huskies on top
Let me add a word to the headline above ... college basketball done for the year ... and it was a very entertaining NCAA Tournament with lots of close games and a final with a 7 and an 8 seed playing for the national title.
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