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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on June 26, 2020 |

I’m finally back among the living after a week of being really sick. Not the COVID, thank God. Had a bad reaction to some new pain meds the neurologist prescribed for my trigeminal neuralgia. It took several days for that med, and the ones to counteract side-effects of that drug, to leave my system. After […]

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A Guide for Staying Safe- Not!

Posted by mcm0704 on June 24, 2020 |

Well, it’s Wednesday again, and here’s Slim Randles with another bit of fun with Windy Wilson. If the social limitations of the current pandemic are starting wear down your coping skills, you have nothing on good ol’ Windy. He of the fractured English and limited social graces that make the guys down at the Mule-Barn […]

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#FridayReads and More

Posted by mcm0704 on June 12, 2020 |

First, Happy Friday everyone. It’s good to be at the end of this week, which has not been one of the better weeks I’ve had recently, and I’m looking forward to a restful weekend. Then, “Come Monday, it’ll be all right.”  If I listen to that song enough times, it might come true. Plus, I […]

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Another American Tragedy

Posted by mcm0704 on May 27, 2020 |

Before I turn the blog over to Slim Randles for his Wednesday’s Guest post, I just have to take a moment to stop and remember George Floyd, the man who was so callously killed by a Minnesota police officer on Monday. Floyd was being arrested as a suspect in a forgery case, and after he […]

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Memorable May Evenings

Posted by mcm0704 on May 20, 2020 |

Please help me welcome Slim Randles as my Wednesday’s Guest. He’s here today with another thoughtful piece about Spring and how some of the folks that frequent the Mule Barn Truck Stop are enjoying pleasant evenings in May. It’s been pleasant here in my corner of the world, too. Evenings and early mornings have been […]

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Going For The Gold

Posted by mcm0704 on May 13, 2020 |

Happy Wednesday everyone. It’s been a rough few days for me with the lingering pain in my head from the Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, so I’m glad that Slim Randles continues to send things my way to post.  So, grab your favorite beverage to go with this sweet roll and enjoy… Like a doctor removing something […]

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Salt of The Earth

Posted by mcm0704 on May 6, 2020 |

These lilies come back in my front flower pots every year, and they just recently bloomed. They were the first plant I bought to add to this little rock garden along the side of my garage at my new house two years ago, and I now have two pots of them blooming.  Now I’m going […]

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#Humor From Slim Randles

Posted by mcm0704 on April 30, 2020 |

Things are all out of whack on the blog this week. I missed yesterday entirely, thanks to a huge flare in the pain from the trigeminal neuralgia which was a gift from Ramsay Hunt Syndrome – the gift that keeps on giving. 🙁  But any day is a good day to share this space with […]

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Wonderful Early Mornings

Posted by mcm0704 on April 15, 2020 |

Maybe it’s the time of year. Or the challenges we are all facing with uncertainties that are out of our control. Or just the fact that sometime Slim Randles gets very thoughtful in what he writes. He is more than a humorist after all, and through the years that I’ve gotten to know him by […]

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Ah, Spring

Posted by mcm0704 on April 8, 2020 |

Slim Randles is my guest today with an essay about Spring that encapsulates how many of us view this season of the year – new growth, new hope, new wonder. In the spirit of all that is wonderful about Spring, here is a picture of some wild flowers that pop up everywhere here in my […]

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