Archive for History

  • Max’s Musings Max’s Musings

    By Max Molleston The following is a reprint from our March 2011 edition. Max is relaxing and taking a well deserved break. Please enjoy the poetry of Mary Tryon, a good friend of Max. Mary Tryon, a New York poet, submitted to a Mississippi Valley Poetry Contest some years back, but did not win. As...

  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER PUBLISHER’S CORNER

    By Eloise Graham March, the Transition Month Have you ever thought about March being the transition from cold bleak winter to bright flowery spring? When I was in grade school, we always talked about March coming in like a lion and going out like a lamb. As Google puts it: “March comes in ...

  • It Was March 1920... It Was March 1920…

    By Eloise Graham What happened in March a century ago? March 1, Austria becomes a kingdom again, under Admiral Nikolaus Horthy. March 1, Admiral Nikolaus Horthy was named Regent of Hungary, a position he held from the end of World War I until October of 1944. March 3, Montreal Canadians...

  • Just Saying... Just Saying…

    Life inside the Postcard By Q.C. Jones Have you ever found yourself lost in a postcard? You see colorful decorations, interesting buildings and palm trees all nestled on the shiny shores of a tranquil see. Looking further, you see children playing in the sands and a few sails off in the distan...

  • February – A Small but Jam-packed Month February – A Small but Jam-packed Month

    By Eloise Graham Three out of four Februarys only has 28 days. The fourth one has 29. Still, that is shy of the 30 or 31 days that all of the other months boast. February may be short, but activities, celebrations and holidays are crammed into this mighty month. Super Bowl is played on the fir...

  • Just Saying... Just Saying…

    By Q.C. Jones Life on the Naughty Side of the List OK, So it’s a new year. Santa and his Elfin gang have come and gone. By now they’re all laying around the North Pole. Their ever-present propaganda machine blares out the message of a Jolly Old Elf and his do-gooder pals exhausted from deliver...

  • Squirrels Squirrels

    By John & Joan Maxwell The woods surrounding the house and barns at our farm are full of many different types of trees and wildlife. While at the dinner table, it’s not uncommon for us to see a white tail deer emerge from the woods, often followed by a fawn in the spring. Hawks that hunt the ...

  • PUBLISHER’S CORNER PUBLISHER’S CORNER

    By Eloise Graham Time is Marching On ... A New Month ... A New Year ... A New Decade Welcome, 2020! Are you like me? I remember when 1984 seemed like such a futuristic time, something unreal and probably not attainable. Then there was the New Millennium and Y2K. For me, 2020 was definitely a far...