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Ice Cream In Front Of The Television Anyone?

Ice Cream In Front Of The Television Anyone?

Once again the Ghosts of Main have brought along some Blevins Street thoughts. My parents purchased their first television when we lived in the Turner house at 106 Blevins St.…

Blowing In The Wind

Blowing In The Wind

Autumn has fallen, as have most of the leaves. In the Pines our venerable scrub oaks keep many dull brown leaves until early spring when new leaf buds push them…

Sears Today, Gone Tomorrow

Sears Today, Gone Tomorrow

Another huge name in American retail is in danger of disappearing. The bankruptcy filing by Sears and the closing of more Sears and K-mart stores bodes ill for the future.…

What A Week!!!

What A Week!!!

 It has been all about family for us this week in the Pines. Cousin Paula, born a Marion girl who now lives in Kentucky, came for her annual visit. We…

Happy Fall Y’All

Happy Fall Y’All

Or so says the banner at my door. Unbelievable as it may seem after the long run of incredible summer weather, it is October. Mom Nature, or her cohort Jack…

More Reliving The Dream At The Diner

More Reliving The Dream At The Diner

I was delighted to once again slide into the window booth at the Dream Diner for a heap of conversation and a great breakfast with an old friend.  Eileen DeVries (Erfourth)…

It Keeps On Giving

This summer I have a new and different place to do my work for the Press. Having rid our venerable old shed from all but what I intend to use,…

Rolling Along Into Fall

Rolling Along Into Fall

Ahhh, September at last. Before we know it, the official beginning of fall will arrive. In all actuality and in spite of the heat, we have been busy with the…

Susan Luse and the Fabric of Marion

Susan Luse and the Fabric of Marion

We are thankful that the most recent storm related power outage is done. Those in our Winterfield neighborhood were without from Tuesday 8pm until just after noon on Saturday. We are also thankful that this…

Peaceful Pines — Tuesday Evening

Peaceful Pines — Tuesday Evening

I write tonight via a menagerie of conveniences and hope for the best when the sun rises. Since the big winds, hail and heavy rains blew through the Pines about 8pm, we have…