Monthly Archives: April 2014

Fishing on the Farm Part 1 – The One that Did not Get Away

As I have mentioned before, growing up on the farm, I was spoiled—I just did not know it. We were surrounded by water—the Chickahominy River on one side and Diascund Creek on the other, and a ten-acre pond right in … Continue reading

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Writing for a Blog (or Anything Else), or Do You Write Right?

I regularly follow and read postings on more than a dozen blog sites. The point of this blog is to emphasize the use of more precise and correct writing skills. These are skills in which most bloggers have been schooled, … Continue reading

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Part 2 – What do I Expect of My Representatives in Government?

Note to Readers: Keep in mind, this is an “opinion statement,” and also keep in mind that I vote. If you agree with my general position, then your vote along with mine doubles the strength of our position. If you … Continue reading

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Part 1A – A Word about the Constitution and our Government – Guest Commentary

I made a plea for closer adherence to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights in my first blog in this series. A close and (Constitutionally knowledgeable) friend of mine, John, sent me comments on my posting and included brief … Continue reading

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You Are Invited to Come Camping…

…or A Shameless Plug! The overall point of my blog postings is to share stories and incite discussion, depending on the topic. With this essay, however, I want to invite you to visit, either in person or online, where we … Continue reading

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A Plea for U.S. Government to Do Its Job – Part I

Prologue This is a multi-part experimental series describing what I expect of our Government, our Government representatives (national, state and local), and what I expect of myself and my fellow citizens. The “experiment” is to determine if anyone cares enough … Continue reading

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Handgun Permit Training – Tennessee Style

50 Rounds on Target If you read my “Growing Up on a Farm in Virginia” blogs you would know that I grew up with guns. About the age of 10, my father gave me a single-shot .22 rifle and taught … Continue reading

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