Category Archives: HARD TIMES

Something On The Tube Reminded Me…

I make no secret of being an old guy, and when I was still in short pants WWI was the big topic of conversation. Something on the “news,” I reported on it at the Alley a couple of days ago, … Continue reading

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Speaking of Jackrabbits, I was riding the Katy Flyer one time

Yessir, I caught the Katie Flyer in Kansas City, headed for Tulsa one time, when my dad figured the Germans might send submarines up the Mississippi and invade; since the newspapers were talking that way. Dad did not think there … Continue reading

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The “Liberal Lifestyle” Leads To What?

Over the past half century many academics and entertainment industry figures have tried to remake our society into a “serial partners” lifstyle. The lifestyle some call a ‘Sex and the City lifestyle. Of course, everyone ages. What was wonderful at … Continue reading

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A Heartwarming Lawyers Story

One afternoon an lawyer was going home in his chauffeured limo when he saw two men along side the highway eating grass. Disturbed, the lawyer ordered his driver to stop and got out to investigate. He asked one man, “Why … Continue reading

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Play Party Fun, With And Without That Devilish Fiddle Music

In the parts of the world I wintered in, fiddle music was one of the Devil’s lures for boys and girls. Yet the dances in this video are very similar to the ones at the “play parties” parents would give … Continue reading

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Patriotic Songs For The Fourth – From When I Came From

This July Second, 2011, let me post a few appropriate songs. Starting with one of the greatest voices in American music, Kate Smith: This is a favorite of mine, and my father said it was my grandfathers favorite song during … Continue reading

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INCORRIGIBLE UNEMPLOYMENT?

American unemployment is even worse than that. First, many of those who have dropped off the unemployment rolls are not counted. Business owners whose businesses have closed are not counted. Those who have never had a job, or held a … Continue reading

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