Alas, it was again with dismay that the Forrest City City Council has voted to award themselves, as elected officials, a $1,000 year-end bonus, which begs the question, “Why?”
Next Thursday, I won’t have a column. In fact, there won’t be a paper for there to be a column. I doubt everyone will notice though. Many will be bleary-eyed from over-eating, with a chaser of football.
Time for more than the status quo
Is anybody else as sick of the presidential campaign as I am? Just asking.
Okay, so what do we call this time of year? I mean, besides fall, or football season? Halloween is over. In fact, even after all the buildup, it’s so over you can hardly tell it was ever here. Halloween is almost as skillful as that holiday that comes toward the end of December – when it comes to disappearing without a trace the day after. More about that later. Let’s think about it. Thanksgiving is the better part of a month away. We can’t really call it the holiday season yet, at least I can’t bring myself to do it. And I’m positive that this stretch doesn’t qualify for the … Continued
Didn’t take long for folks to start complaining about the rain, did it?
Time for a look here and there.
I don’t mind Halloween so much, but why do they have to put the candy out so soon?
“Honey, the back porch needs painting,” Alice said. “You’re right, it does,” I had to admit. “It’s really a mess,” she said. “Yep,” I conceded, “I’ll look up the best paints in Consumer Reports.” That was, oh, about two years ago. Give me a break, folks, it takes time. One must choose the paint carefully. Not only that, but the porch was in need of a major cleaning before it ever had a drop of paint – a consideration that also took time. And, yes, it took me time to work myself up to doing it. Okay, admitted. Does that make everybody feel better? Well, I worked myself up. It … Continued
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