Haircuts at Herbs

    Haircuts at Herbs

    Memories from the Mayor Haircuts at Herbs A haircut at Herb’s was always an adventure. I never liked Saturday haircut because they took so long. Not because Herb was so slow (He talked a lot) it was because of the crowd. Same way on Friday afternoon after the...
    Keep On Laying Your Shingles

    Keep On Laying Your Shingles

    Memories from the Mayor Keep On Laying Your Shingles Tommie’s coal shed (that is the place where you keep the coal you burn in your “warm morning” heating stove out of the weather) needed a new roof. Problem, Tommie broke his leg, so he decided I...
    Watchful Eyes and Apple Trees

    Watchful Eyes and Apple Trees

    Memories from the Mayor Watchful Eyes and Apple Trees I looked yesterday, the green apples are ready! Nothing like a green apple with Morton’s salt decorating the skin. Plop the apple in your mouth, wet it up, take it out, pour on the salt, put it back and chew....
    Tomorrow is Coming

    Tomorrow is Coming

    Memories from the Mayor Tomorrow is Coming Capturing the cool afternoon breeze, I sat down on the front porch rocker. It was delightful, the cool breeze, the relaxing rocking motion, the sound of birds singing, the sight of squirrel’s playing. As I relaxed, I smiled....
    Reviving the Old Calvert Bank

    Reviving the Old Calvert Bank

    Memories from the Mayor Reviving the Old Calvert Bank During last Monday’s City Council meeting, Loyd Ford discussed Calvert Area Development Association’s (CADA) desire to preserve and use the original Calvert Bank building for our community. Organized in 1908...
    Play Ball!

    Play Ball!

    Memories from the Mayor Play Ball! This is not like I planned. I thought when school was out, everyday would be filled with fun activities. Baseball games could start early, fishing could be an afternoon activity, bicycle rides could happen anytime, lawn mowing for...
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