A Really Good Edger

    A Really Good Edger

    Memories from the Mayor A Really Good Edger Back in 1980, I called Wayne Littlejohn, owner of Calvert City’s Western Auto, and asked him to order me a “really good” grass edger. Well, in a short time, Mr. Littlejohn called to tell me the edger was at...
    Wayne Littlejohn & The Christmas Shotgun

    Wayne Littlejohn & The Christmas Shotgun

    Memories from the Mayor Wayne Littlejohn & The Christmas Shotgun When I was fourteen, I was in Western Auto to buy something. Most likely a baseball or BB’s, my normal purchases, when I spied a shotgun on the sales rack. I was looking it over pretty close when Wayne...
    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....
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