Alphonse Wilson Verbosifyin’ Here

By Slim Randles Alphonse Wilson verbosifyin’ here, once again. Need to talk a bit ‘bout names. Some of you might know me by my nickelname, Windy. Now you might think at first that I come about that name ‘cause I’ve been known to verbulate quite a bit, and I have to remit here that IContinue reading “Alphonse Wilson Verbosifyin’ Here”

Light and Strength for Christmas

By Dr. Glenn Mollette  When I was a child at Tomahawk Elementary School in Martin County, Kentucky there were many kids who got little to nothing for Christmas. I had classmates who I would never ask if they got anything for Christmas because I already knew the answer. Some of these kids were just gladContinue reading “Light and Strength for Christmas”

Windy Visits Doc Fer Fear of the Plague

By Slim Randles “No, Doc,” Windy said, “don’t hurt or nothin’ like that, but you know, with all the plagues goin’ on right now, figgered it’s better to be safe than … “ “Sorry?” “I ain’t never sorry I come to see ya, Doc. You know that. Fell to sleep t’other night when all themContinue reading “Windy Visits Doc Fer Fear of the Plague”

Christmas rest and peace 

By Dr. Glenn Mollette  Christmas is a good time to catch up on your pumpkin pie eating. Pecan pie seems readily available so this too is a good option. Try to drink one glass of eggnog during the season of joy. Eggnog does have some calories and fat grams but one glass won’t hurt youContinue reading “Christmas rest and peace “

Doc’s Thinking Back…

By Slim Randles Every now and then, thought Doc, that opportunity comes back to haunt me. Like it is right now on this crisp morning walk. It came early in his medical life, an invitation to join with a famous big hospital Back East. He’d make more money, he knew, and there was the seductiveContinue reading “Doc’s Thinking Back…”

Christmas Is In Your Heart

By Dr. Glenn Mollette Christmas once started for me when the JC Penny and Sears catalogs came in the mail. They came early in the Fall and I wore them out looking at the toy section. By December the catalogs where in shambles.  My mother used to order clothes and other stuff from those catalogs.Continue reading “Christmas Is In Your Heart”

What Was Dud Thinking?

By Slim Randles “I took Duckworth to the dog show up in the city last weekend,” Dud said. The other members of the Mule Barn truck stop’s world dilemma think tank and philosophy counter just looked at him. Doc put it gently. “Dud, was this so he could get some inspiration on looking good?” DuckworthContinue reading “What Was Dud Thinking?”

Billions spent on the election while Americans struggle

By Dr. Glenn Mollette  Total cost of 2022 state and federal midterm elections may have exceeded $16 billion according to a OpenSecrets analysis. Federal candidates and political committees spent over $8 billion while state candidates, party committees, and ballot measure committees spent close to $8 billion. Here are the five most expensive Senate races this year accordingContinue reading “Billions spent on the election while Americans struggle”

Gettin’ That Yearly Flu Shot and Home Remedies

By Slim Randles You get them flu shots ever’ fall? I try not to, but Doc has this year nurse that’s not only stouter’n a streetsweeper, but fleet of foot as well. This year’s Windy, a-course. So, yeah, I prit-nearly allus get one a-them shots each fall. But I been workin’ on a way toContinue reading “Gettin’ That Yearly Flu Shot and Home Remedies”

Thanksgiving and a lifestyle of saying thank you

By Dr. Glenn Mollette  Thanksgiving is coming and it’s never out of season to say thank you. Say thank you to your local politicians. The majority of those who pursue an office, lose. Losing is tough and usually expensive. Thank them for their interest in your community or state and for the time they gaveContinue reading “Thanksgiving and a lifestyle of saying thank you”