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Monday, Aug 31, 2015

Dorothy Harris

Paying it forward

“Can I get my next week money now,” my daughter queried, explaining how she needed to spend it on Tuesday and couldn’t wait another week to get it. “I’m good for it,” she insisted, “You can just deduct...
Published: 08/27/15

Big change in a small town

He seemed nice enough as he glided up on his bicycle, exhibiting a polite demeanor. “Excuse me ma’am, can you spare some change,” he queried, glancing around a wee bit nervously. “I’m so sorry,” I honestly re...
Published: 08/20/15

I’ve become comfortably numb

Ah, the joys of having dental work. A lot of people hate even the mention of this necessary evil and quiver at the thought of entering a dental office. I personally find the whole thing quite relaxing and usually sleep through most of it. My only fea...
Updated one month ago

Two decades and seven years

Life has many changes. People change jobs, move, make new friends and acquire new tastes. Even how we think evolves over time, allowing us to grow and mature as people if we’re wise enough to keep an open mind about things. As one ages, it bec...
Updated one month ago

Open for business?

On a whim we decided to take a drive and go out for lunch. Realizing it was Saturday, after 1 p.m., I decided to be proactive rather than risk another “closed for the summer” experience. Poor Siri couldn’t understand what I was a...
Updated one month ago

Ink fever is catching on

It never fails. Someone gets one and soon everyone wants one. Well, maybe not everyone, but a lot of folks. There’s just something about it which sparks a domino effect similar to that new car phenomenon. You know what I’m talking about...
Updated one month ago

Dingoes, boats and a gator warranty

Living adjacent to a small lake, a remote-controlled boat for Father’s Day seemed to be just the ticket to provide Mr. Harris with a little fun in the sun. Due to the presence of water fowl, we picked a spot that wouldn’t disturb the da...
Updated: 2 months ago

Size doesn’t matter

It’s summer and the dressing is easy, or rather it should be. We gals yearn for cool, gauzy dresses and strappy sandals to keep us cool and comfortable as we run about town at work or play. It’s far too hot for hosiery or suits this tim...
Updated: 2 months ago

Farewell to a fuzzy freeloader

Even though we knew it was coming, it didn’t make things easier. You get far too attached for it to not break your heart a little.
Updated: 2 months ago

Heated thoughts on leaving pets in your vehicle

It was Father’s Day, about 2 p.m. and so hot any daddy would be sweating through his shirt in under five minutes and any momma’s makeup would slide slap off. As we got in the truck, the seat belt clip was hot enough to brand us and we w...
Updated: 2 months ago