People and pet food have lots in common
In our house reside one dog and three cats. I found Chapter 2 in Mary Roach’s “Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal” very interesting.
Home lane advantage can be a huge factor
Bowling, like other sports, can have a big advantage when playing at home. Last week at their home lanes, The Bowler, Allegany broke the boy’s high school record against Fort Hill. This week at White Oaks, the Fort Hill boys returned the favor against Allegany.
Looking Back: Allegany Countians send their smiles overseas
Allegany Countians had plenty to smile about in November 1918. On Nov. 11, armistice was declared in Europe, which officially ended World War I. The following day, Walter Arthur and Fred Beck of New York came to the county to film those smiles.
Bad as it may be, the other one is far worse
One problem I have with being sick is that I don’t always realize I’m as sick as I am.
My mother is no longer around to tell me I am sick, so I have to rely upon other people to do that. This now includes my dentist and one of his hygienists.
‘Guide’ helps us to relate to our planet
Some regard humanity as the most intelligent species and therefore the masters of the world.
Only one person doesn’t like cupcakes
Cupcake-wise, the last four or five years have ballooned into a huge plus for almost any bakery that attempts them. (Not to mention the ballooning of many of the individuals involved.) You could call cupcakes the up-cakes of our time. Well, you could, but I guess only I would, and even then only in a column on a very good day, when everything else was go!
Orion and Jupiter are ruling evening skies
Orion, the brightest of the 88 constellations, is now striking in the south around 8 p.m.
Those people had plenty to argue about
Tomorrow is the 99th anniversary of a minor footnote in American history but an important date in West Virginia history.
The bum ran off? It’s OK, you’re covered
My current favorite TV commercial is the one in which two young men in gray suits are sitting in the front seat of a car.
We need to watch out for space rocks
Last Feb. 15, there was a brilliant point of light flying across the dawn skies of Chelyabinsk in southwestern Russia.
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