Monthly Archives: April 2014

Crazy Old Coot

Every one is as God made him, and often-times a good deal worse.      – from “Don Quixote” by Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) Crazy Old Coot Life’s long parade of years and the trials and tribulations of fifty-plus seasons … Continue reading

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The 12 gauge .45-70 rifle

     Rifle: (noun) – a firearm, usually hand-held and fired from shoulder level, having a long spirally grooved barrel intended to make a single-projectile bullet spin in flight, thereby increasing its ballistic stability and accuracy over a long distance. … Continue reading

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Bluebell had been saying that he knew the men hated us for raiding their crops and gardens, and Toadflax answered, “That wasn’t why they destroyed the warren. It was just because we were in their way. They killed us to … Continue reading

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The cellar is a scary place

You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.    – from “Winnie-the-Pooh” by A.A. Milne (1882-1956) We are wise to encourage our children to read literature that teaches them this important truth. Life will … Continue reading

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