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Columns by Hal Adkins

The crustacean avenger

I like shrimp. Fried shrimp and a beer. Broiled shrimp dipped in melted butter can rival lobster, if you use a little imagination and a coup…

Animal farm

Before moving to town, I lived on a farm and had animals. Your standard dogs and cats of course but from time to time, contact was made with…

What are you looking at?

You know I didn’t start the day out looking for any kind of confrontation and its accompanying angst; I just had to do some general shopping…

The Fast, the Furious and the Yada

I am going to move to California and live forever. There seems to be a time and reality (ya think) warp emanating out of Hollywood, and I wa…

I hear that 
whistle blowin’ ...

We didn’t start out looking for quite this much adventure, but as teenage guys we were wild carefree hooligans wanting to raise a handful of…

Stop and smell the weeds

We have all done this at some point in our lives, and many of us still avail ourselves of this fun activity as it can be both exciting and s…

Of silly laws, moose and dumb dogs

The biggest problem with the legislative process is that we elect legislators, lawmakers to, well, make laws, and frankly this has been a ba…

My trip to the dentist ... not!

I have been hearing radio ads recently for a dentist who includes cheery jingles extolling the merits of good dental hygiene and regular che…
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