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Keeping up with today’s English

September 5, 2012 As a writer, I’ve long been a “lexiphile” — that’s a fancy name for someone who is fascinated by words. more »»

Just Outside My Door 08/30/12

September 5, 2012 Editor’s note: This column is a reprint from yesteryear as Elaine Cole is taking a well deserved break. The month of August is half gone, but summer is still with u. more »»

Over the Backyard Fence in Sherman 08/30/12

September 5, 2012 Happy birthday greetings Aug. 30: Rachel Biekarck, Terri Chambers, Lee Ulsh Aug. 31: Jillian Ray Endress, Earldine Forturne Sept. 1: Kayla Cady, Julie McCray, Melissa Person Putney Sept. more »»

Ah, those tiny, traveling messages

August 29, 2012 They used to be rare, those license plates that bore abbreviated communications telling the world something about the attached car’s driver. more »»

Over the Backyard Fence in Sherman 08/23/12

August 29, 2012 Happy birthday greetings Aug. 23: Cheryl Cole, Kimberly Cole Kimberly Cole, Duane Gabriel, Leann Fisher, Amanda Miller Aug. 24: Fawn Fisher, Florence Turner, Fannie m. Burkholder, Jim Weise Aug. more »»

Looking back to a lifetime ago

August 22, 2012 Last week’s mail brought an unexpected announcement that pushed my nostalgia buttons. It was the official invitation to the 60th reunion of my high school graduating class. more »»

Just Outside My Door 08/16/12

August 22, 2012 We had a change in our weather last week Friday, having had a thunder and lightning storm Thursday night. It was only 70 degrees for the weekend. more »»

Over the Backyard Fence in Sherman 08/16/12

August 22, 2012 We have only a little over two weeks of August until September arrives, and local school youth will return to school after Labor Day. more »»

August has a something for everyone

August 15, 2012 When the calendar makers were organizing their lists of special dates, they managed to overlook poor end-of-summer August. more »»

Just Outside My Door 08/09/12

August 15, 2012 Perfection By Garnett Ann Schultz I never saw the sky more blue Than on this June-time day, I never saw the grass more green Along my springtime wa. more »»

Just Outside My Door 08/09/12

August 15, 2012 Happy birthday greetings Aug. 9: Gordy Carris, Vie Cornelio, Dave Hoadley Aug. 11: Lily Grace Jackson, Tonya Johnson, Baya Oehlbeck, Rusty Weise, Bridget Yaw Aug. more »»

Movie memories from long ago

August 8, 2012 The recent carnage that took place in a Colorado movie theater has left the country stunned and saddened. more »»

Just Outside My Door 08/02/12

August 8, 2012 I know the creed written by Argow expresses my thoughts about this season of the year. more »»

Over the Backyard Fence in Sherman 08/02/12

August 8, 2012 I have kept reminding you all that Sherman Day was getting nearer and now it is only one day away for it begins with a 5K starting at 8:30 a.m. more »»

A cool anniversary in the heat of summer

August 1, 2012 Last week, while most of the country was sweltering in triple-digit temperatures, an important anniversary slipped by almost unnoticed. more »»

Just Outside My Door 07/26/12

August 1, 2012 We had some much needed rain last Thursday afternoon and the thermometer dropped to the 70’s. It was great to have a break from the heat and humidity. More rain was predicted for another day or two. more »»

Over the Backyard Fence in Sherman 07/26/12

August 1, 2012 Hi folks, I think probably most of you get tired of hearing all the bad news that is found on television and in newspapers just as I do. It seems there are always crime stories, etc. more »»

A fascination with coins

July 25, 2012 Do you remember those long ago days of childhood when a handful of change could send your imagination soaring? During my growing-up years in Texas, the change my parents received from local merchant... more »»

Just Outside My Door 07/19/12

July 25, 2012 Earlier today I finally transplanted the cosmos that came up again in my flowerbed by the side door. Most of them came up in the wrong place in the bed so I had to move them back. more »»

Over the Backyard Fence in Sherman 07/19/12

July 25, 2012 Happy birthday greetings July 19: Alex . more »»

 
 

 

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