Cow Dump Derby

Cow Crossing

For more than a decade now, lawmakers have been debating about whether or not to expand gambling in the state. Those in favor of gambling say it’ll bring lots of cash money into the state that will benefit both private and public bank accounts; those opposed are worried that that money will come at the cost of […]

The Battle of Dimond Hill

DHF Flag

In a letter to his wife, Abigail, shortly after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, John Adams wrote that the Fourth of July each year “ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations …” A fine sentiment, of course, and the kind of call to […]

So, You Think You Want a Garden …

Nothing is quite as Norman Rockwell as the backyard garden we picture in our mind’s eye each spring … and nothing is quite as Stephen King as that overgrown patch of weeds that we mow around all summer in hopes of wrestling enough food away from the aphids and groundhogs to harvest a decent sized […]

The Battle of Dimond Hill

In a letter to his wife, Abigail, shortly after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, John Adams wrote that the Fourth of July each year “ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations …” A fine sentiment, of course … and the kind of call […]

The Cow Dump Derby …

Okay, so I read in the local bird cage liner the other day that the state legislature is talking about gambling again. Those in favor of gambling say it’ll bring lots of cash money into the state that will benefit both private and public bank accounts; those opposed are worried that that money will come […]