Spring migration

(From May 2, 1985)   Comes now the time for our spring migration from Texas back to Wisconsin. These last two weeks in Texas, with temperatures in the mid to high 80s, have been a hint of what is to c…

Virginia Richards

A teacher remembers (From April 25, 1985)   A school teacher forgets most of the children she teaches. She remembers only the very good and the very bad ones, the very bright and the very dull ones an…

Paragraphs From This Old Stump

  (From Nov. 13, 1980) If y’all hear people talking like this, you are “shore” in southwest Texas: “He’s a good ole boy.” “The price is tin cents.” “It’s smackdab in the middle.” “That dude is sm…