Columns

07/15/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Curiosity, Art And Beauty, Space Photos From Calhoun Park
07/05/2014OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - Supreme Faith
07/04/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Americans Like Loud Bangs, "Blowing Up Stuff"
06/26/2014OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - Face-Off At The DMV
06/15/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Who Will Answer The Burning Questions
06/04/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "Ya Got Yur Ears On?"
05/31/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Saturday Night "Live" In Grantsville, Stillness Of Quiet Streets
05/26/2014CAWTHONS CATHARSIS - Decoration Day, Dead Are Only Memories With Those Who Knew Them
05/17/2014OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - Argo Search Your Conscience
05/15/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Eleanor's Life Of Love
05/05/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - You Shall Cross The Barren Desert, Be Not Afraid Becky 'Coy
05/02/2014 OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - Cowbirds, the Gold Rush, and Charter Schools
04/25/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Bone-Chilling, Faith Building Calhoun Roads
04/24/2014 OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - The World’s Longest and Quietest Coup d’Etat
04/12/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Whippoorwills Are Home Again
04/11/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - An Alcoholic Life, 'Embalmed, Remove From The Hospital'
04/07/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Travails Of Aging, Mourning The Dead
03/29/2014 OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - "It's Just The Dream's File"
03/28/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Grandpa Gunned Down Nasty Bedbugs
03/15/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Calhoun Roads Evoke Spiritual Experiences
03/08/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - John Hartford, Gentle To The Mind
03/07/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Fast Fading, People Of Place
02/26/2014 SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - 1972 Buffalo Creek: Lifeless Bodies And Moments Of Clarity
02/19/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - The Great Ex-Lax Caper
02/11/2014OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - Who’s Interested in Ancient History?
02/05/2014 OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - It’s Not News, It’s Propaganda, Part 2
02/01/2014OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - It’s Not News, It’s Propaganda, Part 1
01/24/2014 OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - A Banner for Losers to Gather Under
01/23/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - They Clamored To Hur's Bus Stop, Travails Of School Bus Ridin'
01/20/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Lessons Of Prejudice And Hate, 'He Had But One Eye,' Not Like Us
01/17/2014OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - Austerity and Hard Times
01/07/2014CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Polar Vortex is Coming! End Times May Be Nigh! (Be sure to bundle up!)
01/04/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Mud Holes, Mud Pies And Other Dirty Adventures
01/02/2014SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Rhett Butler Didn't Give A Damn, But My Mom Did
12/31/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - New Years Eve, A Wassail Bowl Of Thera-Flu
12/25/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Christmas At A Place Called Home
12/25/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - The Joy Of Humble Beginnings
12/25/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - A Christmas Carol (2013)
12/24/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Remembering Church Christmas, Make Way For Pauline
12/24/2013CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - A Christmas to Remember and One I Can’t Forget…
12/24/2013CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Another Routine Christmas in Big Puf; Granny Pratlow Shoots Santa Claus
12/23/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Jean Sheppard's Kindness, Then Comes A 'Christmas Story'
12/23/2013A JOYOUS BIG PUF CHRISTMAS - An Off-The-Wall Visit To Cawthon's World
12/21/2013CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - It's a Wonderful Life if You Don't Deer Hunt (or Face Reality)
12/19/2013 OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - No Christmas Break for Congress
12/14/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - It’s Sad How Wrong Rush Limbaugh Is (Unless It’s a Bizarre Satire By a Comic Genius)
12/13/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "Those Lights'll Knock Your Eyes Out"
12/05/2013 OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - Learning Acceptance, The "New Normal"
11/28/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - The Joy Of Pork, A Thanksgiving Dinner
11/28/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - A Snowbound Thanksgiving Rescue
11/27/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "Some People Ain't Made For Small Town Life," Ordinary Fodder For Comfort
11/27/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - Why Are You Whispering?
11/25/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Rigor Mortis Done Set In, Drunk, Dead And Delivered
11/23/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - My Conscience Would Be Beating Me Like a Drum
11/14/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - We’d Prefer You Not Use the Term ‘Lizard’
11/09/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - 'The Fault Is Not In The Stars,' Society Of Conspicuous Consumption
11/07/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - Is This Really the Way Democracy Is Supposed to Work?
10/31/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - Feeling Insecure About the National Security Agency
10/25/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - They're Only Scientists
10/24/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Forty Attempts Made On Eddie Kirby's Life
10/19/2013 OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - Everyone Else Gets Priced Out of the Game
10/10/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "Hard To Get Excited About It Now"
10/09/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - "On the Side of Terror"
09/24/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Calhoun Eccentric: Eddie Heard God Speak, Issued Plan For World Peace
09/24/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Calhoun Eccentric: Eddie's Will And Testament, Plan For World Peace
09/24/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Calhoun Eccentric: Eddie Austin Kirby, "In The Twinklin Of An Eye The World Will End'
09/16/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "When The Mule Walks Round The Press"
09/16/2013 SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Remembering: Kacy Sky Divin' And Rocky Mountain Climbin'
09/11/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - "An Almost Impenetrable Innocence"
09/07/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - The Earth Moved Under My Feet, Quakes In WV Mountains
09/05/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - Doesn’t the Pope Realize It’s Football Season?
09/04/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Ode To A Dead Chicken,"Hilda's Wake"
08/23/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - The News We Choose
08/20/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Movie Wonderment: Flickers Come To Calhoun
08/15/2013 OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - Speaking Power to Truth
08/08/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - National Infallibility
08/02/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - No 'Normal' Anymore
07/25/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - Review: The Terminal (2013)
07/18/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - High School Civics: Second Quiz
07/16/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - World's Tallest Man Came To Grantsville
07/13/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - The Rest of the World Barely Exists
07/06/2013 OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - Subjugation Theology
06/20/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "Holding Reverent That Which Stands Before Us," Happy Birthday West Virginia
06/20/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - The Great Power Has Gifted, Can We Save Our Mountains?
06/20/2013CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Big Puf Grads Told to Heed Only One Word for a Successful Life
06/15/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - Privacy Died, And People Didn’t Even Know It
06/13/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Restin' And Rockin' In Middle Of Road
06/11/2013CIVIL LIBERTIES FLASHBACK 2006: "YOU'RE NOT SUPPOSE TO KNOW"
06/11/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Art Garfunkel Walked Across Calhoun, Meetin' Famous People
06/08/2013CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Newspaper Reporter and Waste Sanitarian: Both Jobs May Stink but Someone Has To Do Them
06/05/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - “We Are Family”
06/01/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - “Shopping Bags Full of Money,” Hur's Golden Scissors Award
05/27/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "Grains" Of Remembrance In Bethlehem Cemetery
05/25/2013OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - “Hundreds of Them Living in a Single File Cabinet”
05/19/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Labana Jane Said "Don't Spend Energy On Anything You Can't Eat," Irene Jarvis Gunn Holds Forth At Homestead
04/26/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Whippoorwills Are Home Again
04/08/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "Doesn't Kiss You Like She Useter? Perhaps She's Seen A Smoother Rooster!"
04/04/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Emma's "Field Of Flowers" Lives On
04/04/2013 FLASHBACK: SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "Hello Darkness, My Old Friend," Launching War With Iraq, Patriotism Sinks Into Confusion
03/29/2013WHERE THE HEART IS - Wyoming 2012 #3
02/14/2013RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Terms of Endearment
02/06/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Split-Tongue Talking Crow, Jeff And Willie Didn't Worry About Utility Bills
02/04/2013CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Guns For Tots Would Allow Tots To Tote
02/01/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Spencer Asylum Has Tortured History
01/29/2013RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Tyranny. Giving Up Rights
01/21/2013SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Calhoun Klan Funeral Causes 1924 Stir, Hate Group Still Loitering
01/16/2013WHERE THE HEART IS - Wyoming 2012 #2
01/05/2013WHERE THE HEART IS - Wyoming 2012
01/04/2013CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Time Is Timeless In Big Puf, Arley, Zeb, Homer Bob And Burvil
01/01/2013CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Mayans Were Right: World Ended Dec. 21 in Big Puf
12/29/2012SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Hunkerin' Should Be Olympic Event
12/28/2012SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Grantsville: Dreaming Of The Way Things Ought To Be
12/14/2012RURAL FREE DELIVERY - The Unseen Hand
12/03/2012 CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - A Hunting We Will Go - But Only If We Learn Our Letters!
11/09/2012CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - When I Was A Kid An Election Was A Grand Old Party
10/16/2012SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Bear Tales, 'It Wasn't The Bear's Fault, I Got In The Way'
09/26/2012RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Has American Character Gone Missing?
09/20/2012SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Calhoun Your Cup Of Tea, 'Get This Dead Cat'
09/13/2012SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Those Lights Would Knock Your Eyes Out
09/03/2012SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Love's Labor Not Lost
08/01/2012CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Some Dark Thoughts About A Dark Matter
07/27/2012SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - 'Levi Joined The Innumerable Caravan...To That Mysterious Realm'
07/07/2012PARVUM OPUS #395
06/22/2012CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - The Plight Of The Orange Roughage Catfish, Mercury Comes To Big Puff
06/18/2012CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - I Don't Ask Much, Just A Little Immortality
06/16/2012RURAL FREE DELIVERY - West Virginia Vs. The Intellectual Elite
06/11/2012 SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Milkweed Pods, Scrap and Sacrifice, Calhouners Step Up To Plate
05/28/2012CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Who Said Death Was Supposed To Be A Picnic?
05/18/2012CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS -WV's Vote For Convicted Felon - Can We Have A Straight Vote For A Convict Who Isn't?
05/08/2012SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Uncle Eddie's Sipping Life, I Liked It More Than I Otta
05/02/2012RURAL FREE DELIVERY - The Rural Minority
04/30/2012CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Gilmer County Declared Unhealthy? Look at Me! How About Some Orange Roughage
04/14/2012 CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Shaking Things Up, We May See a Shift in Our Lives Come Dec. 21
03/21/2012CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - For Crying Out Loud, West Virginia Wins Number One Title!
03/17/2012RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Fiddle On The Bed
03/15/2012RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Speculators And The Price Of Gasoline
03/15/2012THE GHOST OF REASON KERBY - Billy Comes To The Mossy Rock, Worries About War Again
03/10/2012PARVUM OPUS #394
03/09/2012RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Ending The Reign Of The Bully
03/07/2012SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - The Gift Of Our Hills
03/06/2012CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - And, Lo, There Came Low-Riders to Big Puf Baring Arms
02/28/2012CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - It Ain't Gambling; It's About Establishing Friendships…
02/08/2012RURAL FREE DELIVERY - White Hired Girls
01/24/2012RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Energy Independence?
01/21/2012PORCH READING - Minor Inconveniences, End Of Time
01/16/2012SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "Don't Know Nothin' 'Bout Birthin' Babies!"
01/04/2012RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Social Cement
12/20/2011SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - The World Is Ending
11/21/2011CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Observations From Deer Camp From A Gutless Hunter
11/14/2011RURAL FREE DELIVERY - The One Percent
11/09/2011PORCH READING - By The Time I Get To Phoenix ...
11/02/2011RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Around The Molasses Pan
10/31/2011PETTY PONDERING - Ghastly Guising
10/27/2011PETTY PONDERING - Trick Treated
10/27/2011CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Granny Pratlow and Health Care Big Puf Style
10/25/2011CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Dang Me, Dang Me, They Ort to Take a Rope and Hang Me-or Ship Me to the Smithsonian
10/20/2011PETTY PONDERING - Family Folk Fables, Supernatural In Sunny Cal
10/20/2011WHERE THE HEART IS - “I Want To Go See Bernard”
10/11/2011WHERE THE HEART IS - The Ministry, The Food and The Farm
10/07/2011PORCH READING - Mistaken, But Lucky
10/05/2011RURAL FREE DELIVERY - The Day The Music Died
09/17/2011PORCH READING - Of Mayans and Monarchs
09/03/2011RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Fences
08/25/2011CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - It Will Be A Cold Day When I Am Remembered
08/15/2011SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Sippin' With Tex Ritter Along The Elk
08/06/2011PORCH READING - Tiny Specks With Huge Footprints
08/02/2011RURAL FREE DELIVERY - There's Still A Few Of Us Left
07/24/2011CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Drip Gas Was A Real Gas for Me As A Kid
07/07/2011PORCH READING - More Than A Flag
07/02/2011RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Sasquatch In The Berry Patch
06/08/2011PORCH READING - Our Haven In The Hills (Part Two)
05/06/2011PORCH READING - The Lengths To Which We Will Go ...
05/04/2011RURAL FREE DELIVERY - It Was That Kind Of April
05/03/2011SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Arley Came Home, A Faded Funeral Tradition
04/30/2011SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Grandma Said "We're Doomed Going To The Moon"
04/28/2011SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "The Last Farmers - A World Close To Home"
04/15/2011PORCH READING - Learning About Learning
04/14/2011READING BETWEEN TWO LANES - Notes From The World of Two-Lane Livin’
04/14/2011WHERE THE HEART IS - Wyoming #6
04/13/2011RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Mack Samples “On The Stump” About The Price Of Gasoline
04/08/2011UPDATE: 'I SAW THE TEARS OF THE OPPRESSED, AND THEY HAVE NO COMFORTER' - First Anniversary Big Branch Disaster, 16 Massey Officials Take 5th
03/30/2011RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Dance Camp At Jackson's Mill
03/15/2011READING BETWEEN TWO LANES - Notes From The World of Two-Lane Livin’
03/09/2011PORCH READING - Our Haven In The Hills (Part One)
03/08/2011 WHERE THE HEART IS - A Source Of Inspiration
03/04/2011RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Time To Sap A Birch Tree
02/18/2011 TERESA STARCHER'S "PETTY PONDERING" - Village Visage, "Holding Neighbors In High Regard"
02/09/2011OF PRINCIPALITIES AND POWERS - An Equal-Opportunity Peace Advocate
02/03/2011WHERE THE HEART IS - Wyoming #5
01/29/2011RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Things My Daddy (1903-1986) Said
01/21/2011SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Don McGlothlin Challenged By The Times
01/14/2011CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - In the Spirit Of Giving, This Nurse Gave…Too Much! Computers Killing A Way Of Life
01/07/2011CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - First Ever Big Puf Orange Roughage Catfish Festival
01/04/2011RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Titans Of Industry Scarce Among Native West Virginians
01/01/2011SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Troubling Decade Ahead, A Place Of Hope
12/24/2010SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Church Silent As The Graveyard, Reveling With Memories
12/02/2010RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Martin Van Buren Was OK
11/19/2010WHERE THE HEART IS - Wyoming #4
11/04/2010RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Is The Fedora Coming Back?
10/13/2010WHERE THE HEART IS - Wyoming #3
10/05/2010RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Is Time The Folly Of Mankind?
09/29/2010WHERE THE HEART IS - “Off To The Races”
09/27/2010WHERE THE HEART IS - Wyoming, Continued
09/13/2010SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Country Entertainment "Appearing Live"
09/04/2010SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Charleston Relocating Operations To Calhoun, Tired Of Racy Life-Style
09/04/2010SUNNY CAL JOURNAL -The Girl In The Cave, Deficient Viewed As "Free Spirits"
09/04/2010RURAL FREE DELIVERY - The Servel Refrigerators Were Cherished
08/10/2010WHERE THE HEART IS - Wyoming
08/07/2010SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Ferry Cross The River
08/02/2010RURAL FREE DELIVERY - American Automobiles Are As Good As Any
07/01/2010RURAL FREE DELIVERY - The Joys Of June
06/23/2010WHERE THE HEART IS - Summer Time In Small Place USA
06/11/2010WHERE THE HEART IS - Recent Memorable Moments
06/02/2010RURAL FREE DELIVERY - The Ten Best Places To Live
05/12/2010SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Hur's 1928 Election "Fists, Rocks And Clubs"
05/11/2010RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Wouldn't You Really Rather Have A Buick"
05/10/2010WHERE THE HEART IS - Life around the Neighborhood
04/23/2010WHERE THE HEART IS - My Birthday Poker Run
04/08/2010WHERE THE HEART IS - ‘Tater’
04/04/2010WHERE THE HEART IS - Born Free
04/02/2010RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Those Low Class West Virginians
03/13/2010WHERE THE HEART IS - The Morning Walk
03/02/2010WHERE THE HEART IS - What Are You Doing Tonight?
03/01/2010WHERE THE HEART IS - Diggin’ Deep
03/01/2010RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Webster County’s Skidmore Brothers
01/28/2010SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - They Could Have Padlocked Old Calhoun High
01/02/2010RURAL FREE DELIVERY - “The Eighth Of January”
12/31/2009SUNNY CAL POLYTICKS - Unbalanced, Slanted And Gritty
12/01/2009RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Moonshine Rises Again
11/05/2009MACK SAMPLES - Clay County Dancer, Keeping Tradition Alive
11/02/2009RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Intelligence Check
10/26/2009SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Soupy Was TV Icon Who Loved His Fans
10/14/2009SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Go Rest High Cousin Janet, Alcoholism Plays No Favorites
10/12/2009PETTY PONDERING - Covert Cow Milk
10/01/2009RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Prestigious Addresses - Cocktail Dresses
09/01/2009RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Up On The Williams
08/19/2009CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - R.I.P. for My Old Dakota; May it Rust in Peace
08/04/2009RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Ballroom Dancing, The Way It Was
07/24/2009SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - TV Comes To Calhoun, All You Could See On One Channel
07/22/2009CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - I Mourn with the Country Over Our Loss of Great Entertainers
07/09/2009WHERE THE HEART IS - Family Fun On The Farm
07/02/2009RURAL FREE DELIVERY - The Dog Days Of Summer
06/11/2009CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - The Pain of Fame: Or, Where is Annie, My Cat?
06/02/2009RURAL FREE DELIVERY - June Is Bursting Out All Over
05/28/2009WHERE THE HEART IS
05/13/2009WHERE THE HEART IS - The Stuff Of Life
05/11/2009RURAL FREE DELIVERY - WEST VIRGINIA B.D. (Before Duct Tape)
05/06/2009CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Columnist Diagnosed With SAD-LS -(Not Expected to Recover)
04/10/2009CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - If You Don’t Like What I Write, Shoot Your Computer…Please!
04/02/2009RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Thoughts For April
03/18/2009THE FROG POND - Waiting And Praying
03/04/2009SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Rat Fink, Lumbago, Wall-To-Wall, Store Bought
03/04/2009CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - A Weapon Of Mass Destruction Discovered In Big Puf
03/02/2009RURAL FREE DELIVERY - The End Of The World Bend
02/04/2009RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Can I Sleep In Your Barn Tonight, Mister?
01/29/2009NEWS FROM TOK, ALASKA - Visions Of Mukluk Land
01/21/2009THE FROG POND REVISITED - Aspirations And Ambiguities
01/19/2009CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - The TV Finger of Fate Awaits Us In February
01/12/2009THE NEWS FROM TOK, ALASKA
01/06/2009RURAL FREE DELIVERY - No Account Musicians
01/06/2009SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "Buds And Blossoms Fall With Ripened Fruit"
01/05/2009NEWS FROM TOK, ALASKA
01/02/2009CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - A Fond Goodbye to the “Old Professor”
12/05/2008WHERE THE HEART IS - The Black Bear
12/03/2008RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Hard Times - By Mack Samples
11/18/2008SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Jim Riggs' Journey
11/10/2008RURAL FREE DELIVERY - West Virginia, The Last Sanctuary
10/29/2008CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Glenville’s “Jimmy Stewart Banker” Never Needed A Bridge Loan From An Angel
10/03/2008RURAL FREE DELIVERY - The Demise Of Country Music
09/26/2008CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Blame Jimmy Stewart for Our Financial Mess!
09/16/2008WHERE THE HEART IS - Raccoons, Corn Patches, Deer, Electric Fences and Scooter
09/15/2008CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - I’m Not Stressed! (Maybe Just a Little Nervous)
09/11/2008CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - I Need Your Attention; the Herald Needs Your Help
09/09/2008RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Riding The Rails 2008
09/02/2008WHERE THE HEART IS - A Reunion With Old School Friends
08/23/2008SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Lessons From Chicken, Alaska, New Hope For Village Of Hur
08/18/2008CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - All is Vanity, Saith the Preacher (Me Too!)
08/15/2008RURAL FREE DELIVERY - There’s No Mystique In The Weed Eater
07/26/2008RURAL FREE DELIVERY - The Death Of A West Virginia Institution
07/23/2008CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Columnist Returns After Threat of Blackmail
07/14/2008RURAL FREE DELIVERY - Enjoy Those WV Gardens
07/14/2008MACK SAMPLES "RURAL FREE DELIVERY" COMES TO THE HERALD
04/09/2008WHERE THE HEART IS - Keeping In Touch
03/10/2008WHERE THE HEART IS - Back Up On The Soapbox
02/01/2008SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Hur's Most Stalwart Rest Quietly
01/30/2008WHERE THE HEART IS - Even I Am Subject To Mistakes
01/28/2008WHERE THE HEART IS - Time To Speak my Mind
01/26/2008CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - The State’s Two Major Mental Institutions Differ Only in Degrees
01/15/2008WHERE THE HEART IS - Keeping In Touch
01/14/2008CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - I’ve Never in My Life Visited a Barista!
01/01/2008CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Before I Doze Off, Happy New Year!
12/24/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - Merry Christmas – From My House To Yours
12/18/2007CAWTHON TRIES TO DIMINISH HUR'S WORLD FAMOUS OUTHOUSE
12/17/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - Better Than Nashville
12/13/2007CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - "It’s A Wonderful Life? Bah, Humbug!"
12/10/2007PETTY PONDERING - Perfect Pears
12/05/2007CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Jack Has World's Biggest Outhouse, Discommoded Over Weaver's Model
12/03/2007CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - “Pass the Plate, Momma! Don’t be a Piker with the Biker!”
11/19/2007 WHERE THE HEART IS - The Roundup
11/15/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - The Wolf, The Sheep And The Deer
11/13/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - Looking Back – Looking Forward
11/05/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - Easy Autumn Week End
10/26/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - Fall Foliage
10/24/2007CAWTHON REMINISCES ABOUT GOOD OLD DAYS
10/23/2007CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - I Want to Reach Out and Touch…A Computer?
10/15/2007CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Hillary and Bill: A Twofer Special Hard to Beat
10/12/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - Cousin Willard Ellyson And The Black Sisters
09/24/2007CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Beware, the Antijock Cometh in the Final Days of the Season…
09/19/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - The Gainers Came Calling
09/05/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - What's The Best Thing About A Yard Sale?
08/31/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - Redneck Computer Terms
08/31/2007CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - In Big Puf Homeland Security Is, Well, Rather Homely
08/18/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - Fire At White Pine
08/06/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - Grandma Weaver’s Birthday and the Flood of 1943
07/14/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - Bringing Things Up-To-Date
07/14/2007SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "Hauled Him Out In A Refrigerator Box"
07/12/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - My Vegetable Garden
07/11/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - A Lovely Wedding
07/07/2007 PETTY PONDERING - Old Time Religion
07/07/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - “What is all this talk about dog days?”
06/28/2007CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Orange Roughage Cloned for Spy Missions
06/27/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - Return To Hur Herald
06/19/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - "Saturday Morning Ramblings"
06/16/2007CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - In the Long-Term We Are All Gonna Die!
06/16/2007SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Hur's Curmudgeon Blacksmith, How To Make A Softball
04/11/2007SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Calhoun's Great Half-Runner Bean, 'More Wonderful Than It Outta Be'
03/28/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - "Ireland's Own"
03/13/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - Spring Things
03/08/2007 WHERE THE HEART IS - An Evening At The Symphony
03/08/2007PET PEEVES - Stress
03/06/2007PET PEEVES - Deer
03/06/2007CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Unknown Paternity Often Applies to Lawyers
02/24/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - From The Mouths' Of Babes
02/20/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - Nobe Mayor Sends Greetings
02/14/2007 WHERE THE HEART IS - A Good Woman
02/13/2007DOWN IN THE VALLEY - Redneck Romance for Singles
02/09/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - The Surprise Amaryllis
01/31/2007SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Uncle Harrison's Lobotomy
01/29/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - Lazy Days Of Winter
01/18/2007Life's Just Funny That Way - By Suzanne Mazer Stewart
01/09/2007WHERE THE HEART IS - "Everyone In Washington knows my Name"
01/09/2007CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - In Pursuit of Comstock’s Ghost We Find a Ghost Town
12/30/2006CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - “Tater Bowl” is Small Potatoes Alongside the Jihad Bowl
12/16/2006CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Mauled in the Mall: Or My Life and Times as a Christmas Waiter
12/05/2006 PETTY PONDERING - Crafty Kids
12/04/2006PET PEEVES - What’s the Matter with Kids Today?
11/24/2006PET PEEVES - Disappearing Socks
11/21/2006PET PEEVES - Woolly Boogers
11/10/2006PET PEEVES - Staring
11/07/2006WHERE THE HEART IS - Election Day 2002
11/04/2006WHERE THE HEART IS - The Charlie Saga
10/31/2006PET PEEVES - Prejudice
10/24/2006CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - 18 Wheels and a Little Reefer Madness
10/24/2006PET PEEVES - TV Commercials
10/17/2006PET PEEVES - Tailgating
10/02/2006PET PEEVES - Sports Verses Music
09/26/2006PET PEEVES "Ongoing Articles of Annoyance" - Fog Lights
09/19/2006SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - The Hadacol Boogie
09/18/2006CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - If It’s All in a Name, Don’t Ever Name a Boy ‘Jackie’ or ‘Sue’
09/12/2006WHERE THE HEART IS - Charlie
09/11/2006 WHERE THE HEART IS - We Will Never Forget
08/30/2006WHERE THE HEART IS - A Day At Our Friendly Wal-Mart Store
08/23/2006JACK CAWTHON - "The Devil Made Me Do It"
08/22/2006CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - The Devil Made Me Do It
07/20/2006SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Opal Returns To Backwoods Altar
06/20/2006CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - All Hail Breaks Out to the Chief
06/14/2006A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - From Cherry Pies To Murder
05/13/2006WHERE THE HEART IS - Back Porch Dreams
05/12/2006WHERE THE HEART IS - Boring Bumblebees
05/05/2006CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Stop and Take Time to Smell the Ramps; or is That the Legislature?
04/26/2006WHERE THE HEART IS - The Pleasant Hill Crosses
04/04/2006CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - March Madness: A Cup of Coffee, Sweet Sixteen All Fouled Out, and Thou
03/08/2006CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Granny Pratlow, High on Drugs, Releases Hostage
03/08/2006PETTY PONDERING - What Kind of Tree?
02/20/2006CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Arley and I Ponder: Should Dick Cheney be Censored for Shooting a Lawyer?
02/11/2006PETTY PONDERING - Time Trapped
02/09/2006CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Big Puf Question: Is Bobby Gene Bubba a Hostage or a Love Slave?
01/30/2006THE FROG POND - "And the award goes to ... "
01/20/2006RHUBARB RAMBLINGS - A Smartie Sister
01/18/2006WHERE THE HEART IS - Tranquility
01/16/2006WHERE THE HEART IS - The Way Home
01/16/2006CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - I’m Drowning to be Understood
01/12/2006WHERE THE HEART IS - West Virginia Weather
01/05/2006THE FROG POND - Hope Deferred
01/01/2006CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - After Years of Failure, I Achieve a Breakthrough (Maybe)
12/23/2005WHERE THE HEART IS - "Gifts of the Heart"
12/15/2005CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - An ACLU Greeting: Merry ­­­­___________(fill in the blank)
12/10/2005WHERE THE HEART IS - "The Hills Of Nobe, The Hills of Home"
12/05/2005CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Let’s Hope it Ain’t all Over with the Shoutin’
11/28/2005 RHUBARB RAMBLINGS - Letters From Home
11/11/2005RHUBARB RAMBLINGS - The Rambler Writes From Kingman, Arizona
10/21/2005CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Don’t Eat the Fish, Drink the Water, or Stare at Mutations in Progress
10/16/2005SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "My World Ended At The Farthest Hill"
10/12/2005WHERE THE HEART IS - "The Caretaker"
10/04/2005CAWTHON'S CATHARHSIS - All That I Seek for My Free Lunch Is for You to Send Money
10/03/2005WHERE THE HEART IS - "How Mr. Lucky Found A New Home"
09/26/2005SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "Meet You All In Heaven, Where The Flowers Never Fade"
09/22/2005RHUBARB RAMBLINGS - Trading Spaces
09/20/2005CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - I May Have a Mental Challenge, But I’m a Sport About It
09/09/2005RHUBARB RAMBLINGS - Playing Beauty Shop
09/06/2005CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - I Wouldn’t be Paranoid if it Weren’t for the Plots
08/25/2005CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Arley Cleeter Asks You to Think About It
08/25/2005RHUBARB RAMBLINGS - Stop And Scratch
08/10/2005CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - How I achieved the American Dream, Country-Style, sort of
08/10/2005RHUBARB RAMBLINGS - Alcohol Wipes and a Pink Crayon
07/29/2005PETTY PONDERINGS - The Hazard of The Dukes
07/27/2005RHUBARB RAMBLINGS - The Great Chicken Round-up Of '04
07/20/2005SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Thugs, Hell-Raisers And The Highly-Impaired
07/19/2005CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Herald Columnist Takes a Breather
07/11/2005PETTY PONDERING - Europe’s Stir Up Mirrors Our Own-Part Two
06/22/2005WHERE THE HEART IS - "Memories Of The Heart"
06/22/2005THE FROG POND - The Simple Life?
06/22/2005 SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Daniel Boone Slept In Calhoun?
06/13/2005A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - Can 70 Years Of Calhoun History Die Of Apathy?
06/13/2005PETTY PONDERINGS - Europe’s Stir Up Mirrors Our Own-Part One
06/10/2005WHERE THE HEART IS - "The Parkersburg Bus"
06/02/2005WHERE THE HEART IS - "The Witness"
05/31/2005A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - Haste Makes Waste
05/26/2005CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Memorial Day Will be Dogged by the War in Iraq
05/24/2005WHERE THE HEART IS - May
05/04/2005WHERE THE HEART IS - "The Friday Night Sitcom"
05/03/2005CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Ramp Lab Raided in Big Puf!
04/09/2005WHERE THE HEART IS - “Herc the Turk”
04/06/2005WHERE THE HEART IS - “We Cast Our Crowns”
04/05/2005CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Big Puf Becomes Fired Up Over Higher Education
03/14/2005PETTY PONDERING - Foggy Writ or Wit
03/10/2005SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Crank'em Up Phones Were "High Tech"
03/07/2005WHERE THE HEART IS - "A Cabin In The Corner of Glory Land"
03/01/2005WHERE THE HEART IS - "Bowling with Mom & Dad - Dinner with Jessica"
03/01/2005CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Arley Appears Disjointed
02/23/2005THE FROG POND - Marshmallow Memories
02/21/2005THE FROG POND - Frogpond Fraternal Order of Polliwogs Got It Wrong -- Or In the Doghouse, Again
02/21/2005A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - Owning Wood Stove Makes Appreciation For Forefather Greater
02/21/2005PETTY PONDERING - The Good Ole Days? (Part Two)
02/20/2005CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - My Writing Goes Where the Sun Doesn’t Shine…Much
02/11/2005CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Arley Cleeter Becomes A Page Turner Instead Of A Page Burner
02/09/2005A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - Dancing A Jig Of Glee For A Governmental Takeover
01/31/2005WHERE THE HEART IS - "The West Knob"
01/27/2005CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - It’s Been Colder in Big Puf Than a Witches’ Wit
01/14/2005PETTY PONDERING - Good Ole Days? (Part I)
01/12/2005A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - Tilting At Bureaucratic Windmills-Sometimes You Just Have To Stand Up
01/10/2005SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "Oh, Earth, You're Too Wonderful For The Living."
12/30/2004THE FROG POND - The Christmas That Almost Wasn't
12/24/2004SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - The Batteries Fade On Mr. Hope's Show
12/23/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - ‘Tis the Season: God Rest Ye Married Gentlemen!
12/15/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Arley Cleeter Reveals His Secret Life
12/04/2004A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - Search For Elizabeth's 'Special' Necklace Continues
12/03/2004PETTY PONDERING - The Farmer's Season
11/29/2004PETTY PONDERING - Credulous Clerk
11/23/2004SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Nostalgic Grantsville, Fanciful Recollections
11/19/2004WHERE THE HEART IS - "Boys, Boats, Frogs and Ducks"
11/17/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Herald Columnist Risks Life to Interview Leader of Terrorist Organization
11/16/2004WHERE THE HEART IS - What's Happening?
11/15/2004A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - Silver Lining To Humiliating Repudiation?
11/06/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Big Puf Has Record Registered Voter Turnout of 167 Percent!
11/06/2004WHERE THE HEART IS - Where Is My Heart?
10/26/2004WHERE THE HEART IS - "Alex"
10/21/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Big Puf Has No Shortage of Flu Shots
10/20/2004PETTY PONDERING - Listen Up Ladies
10/14/2004THE FROG POND - The Famous Flying French Fries And Other Dining Disasters
10/08/2004THE FROG POND - Decisions, Decisions
10/06/2004THE FROG POND - Belonging
10/01/2004CAWTHONS CATHARSIS - Herald Columnist Named to Prestigious Position (But Don’t Tell Anyone!)
09/03/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Herald Installs New Engine; Boys in Big Puf Want Old One
09/02/2004WHERE THE HEART IS - The Church Plate 1983
08/25/2004A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - Score One For Politics; Great Job Lost In Process
08/23/2004WHERE THE HEART IS - "Night Crawlers and Eggshells"
08/23/2004PETTY PONDERING - Choice
08/12/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - I Love Technology, But…
08/03/2004SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "Long Forgotten His Days Of Promise"
07/29/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Screaming With the (Barbecue) Cannibals
07/27/2004SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Master Violet Ray Cures Boils, Bunions And Brain Fag
07/23/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Most Writers Long to be an “Ex,” as in Ex Libris
07/21/2004THE FROG POND - Why Not Just Buy A Goat?
07/19/2004WHERE THE HEART IS - "Hillbilly Ingenuity"
07/15/2004WHERE THE HEART IS - No Wooden Hearts
07/15/2004SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Pauline Has Said Goodbye To Joker
07/14/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - I Beg Forgiveness For I Have Sinned
07/14/2004WHERE THE HEART IS - "You Can't Buy Friends"
06/28/2004THE FROG POND - "Some Things Just Aren't Up For Debate"
06/24/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - The King is Dead! Long Live the Plagiarists!
06/16/2004PETTY PONDERING - Leanin’ on Shovel Handles
06/16/2004WHERE THE HEART IS - "The Walk"
06/10/2004WHERE THE HEART IS - The Walk
06/02/2004A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - "Show up early and have a blast"
05/31/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS: MEMORIAL DAY 2004 - “With Regrets from a Grateful Country…”
05/31/2004AN AMERICAN’S PERSPECTIVE - ‘To Touch The Face Of God’
05/29/2004PETTY PONDERING - "Must Be Saps"
05/12/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - AS TRI-HOLLER ELECTIONS GO, SO GOES IRAQ
05/03/2004THE FROG POND - A Mother's Prayer
05/03/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Earth Day is Earthy in Big Puf
04/23/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - My Dad Will Welcome His Country Preacher, Glendon McKee
04/19/2004A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - "What Happened To The Blackberries?"
04/12/2004A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - To Campaign Or Not, The Choice Was Easy
04/05/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - I’d Rather Smell Like a Ramp Than a Rose…
03/23/2004THE FROG POND - Signs Of The Times
03/13/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Can Whiskers of Both Parties Denote Same Sex Marriages?
03/03/2004 THE FROG POND - Mama, Where's My Thoo?
02/25/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - In Big Puf Low-Carbs are Measured in Miles per Gallon
02/17/2004THE FROG POND - Redneck Romance Revisited Or You Guys Never Learn
02/09/2004CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Some of Us Can’t See the Point in the Janet Jackson Flap
02/01/2004A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - Would My Father Have Been Mentioned?
01/14/2004THE FROG POND - Where's Martha When You Need Her?
01/08/2004A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - Parodies And Epiphanies-Kraut And Cookies
01/01/2004A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - Sorting Blessings With The Lousy
12/31/2003SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Life Without Boredom, Calhoun Caves
12/29/2003SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Kleenex Caper, Painted Boards And Dirty License Plates
12/25/2003A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - All I Want For Christmas
12/25/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - ‘Tis the Season: God Rest Ye Married Gentlemen!
12/24/2003THE FROG POND - The Business Of Christmas
12/24/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - 'Tis The Season, God Rest Ye Married Gentlemen!
12/24/2003A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - All I Want For Christmas
12/22/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - ‘Tis the Season: God Rest Ye Married Gentlemen!
12/15/2003A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - Shining Lights, Blessed Miracles
12/12/2003COMMANDERS CORNER - VFW POST 6608
12/08/2003A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - "It Was The Best Of Times, It Was The Best Of Times"
12/01/2003A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - Where I Wanted To Be
11/23/2003A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - Cat One, Gaylen Nothing
11/21/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Burvil Spots Men in Black in Wal-Mart
11/14/2003A LIFE MORE ORDINARY - Gaylen's World Of The Common
11/11/2003DIGGING OUT FROM UNDER IN FROG POND - "If You Can't Laugh, Why Live?"
11/08/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Rush Limbaugh Broadcasts Send Arley to Rehab
11/03/2003THE FROG POND - Just Call Me A Lump
11/03/2003COMMANDER'S CORNER: VFW POST 6608 ELIZABETH - Veteran's Walk November 8th
10/31/2003PETTY PONDERING - NASA'S EYE BIGGER THAN BELLY
10/25/2003SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Clutching To Memories Of The Husk
10/13/2003COMMANDERS CORNER - VFW Post 6608
10/13/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Big Puf Dilemma: Does Eph Hanshaw Really Exist?
10/01/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - The Strange Story of Moby Dick, as Told to Me By Burvil...
09/17/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Morgantown: Touched, Down and Gone City
09/13/2003THE FROG POND - Patriot Day Remembered
09/01/2003PETTY PONDERING - "Tryin' To Show You Something"
09/01/2003SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Giff's Labors, The Sweat Of Thy Brow
08/28/2003SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Crossed Paths: The Kennedy's
08/20/2003SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Madaline's Smile At The J & B
08/20/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - You Don’t Have to be Crazy to Enter the Old Weston Asylum
08/14/2003THE FROG POND - Dog Days
08/07/2003SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "It Wasn't The Bear's Fault, I Just Got In The Way"
07/31/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - It Ain’t Natural; It’s Super Natural!
07/26/2003SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - A Field Of Play
07/17/2003SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Aunt Sara Spread Love, Uncle Mont Gave A Dollar, "Never Hit A Lick At A Snake"
07/17/2003SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Writer Said Grantsville Is A Good Place To Sober Up
07/16/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - As Tonto said to the Lone Ranger: “Et tu, Kamikaze?”
07/08/2003THE FROG POND - Love Hurts
07/07/2003SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - George Richards' "Christianity In The Old Fashioned Way"
07/02/2003SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Whip Wilson, Nyoka The Jungle Girl And Frozen Custard, Memories Of The Kanawha
06/17/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Herald Columnist Admits Some Big Puf Stories Fabricated; Hopes Mainstream Reporting Gains Him Book and Movie Contracts
06/05/2003THE FROG POND - Gone With The Spring
05/29/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Change Doesn’t Always Mean Progress
05/11/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Behold! I Saw a Sign…
04/24/2003THE FROG POND - Confessions Of An Over-The-Hill-Bunny
04/22/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - How My Iraqi Colleague and I Won the War but Lost Our Piece…
04/11/2003THE FROG POND - Never Read Bram Stoker With A Rabbit- Or Things That Go Thumper In The Night
04/03/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Columnist Goes on Rampage!
04/02/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - If You'll Hang With Me We Can Jump-Start Our Economy from the New River Bridge
03/24/2003THE FROG POND - Tie A Yellow Ribbon
03/11/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - In Big Puf Arley Cleeter Turns a Cold Shoulder to Writers
02/27/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Word-Deaf Writer is Touched by Tune-Carrying Angels at Gardner Music Fest
02/25/2003THE FROG POND - Second Helping, Anyone?
02/11/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Jim Slade Brings the Wonders of Space Down to Earth
02/01/2003THE FROG POND - The Procrastinator's Guide To Valentine's Day
01/28/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Beverly Hillbillies to Live, or Die, in Big Puf
01/17/2003THE FROG POND - Taking Stock
01/15/2003CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Burvil Discusses the late “Great Unpleasantness” at the “Tar Bole”
12/31/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - HERALD COLUMNIST ABDUCTED AND CLONED BY ALIENS - Big News in Big Puf!
12/27/2002SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Grantsville Kids From The 50's
12/25/2002COLD CAROLING - A Calhoun Christmas Story
12/23/2002SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Filthy Pragmatists Love "A Christmas Story"
12/18/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Bah, Humbug! Jimmy Stewart
12/12/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - This Old House Trembles When the Lightning, and the Squirrel, Walk About…
12/05/2002THE FROG POND - Redneck Christmas Refresher Course
12/02/2002SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Frozen On The Husk, No Matches To Be Found
11/27/2002THE FROG POND - Giving Thanks
11/26/2002CAWTHON's CATHARSIS - I Find Out Too Late that REAL Men Are Sissies…
11/11/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - You Can Go Home Again-But Do You Really Want To?
11/02/2002THE FROG POND - Suicide On The Information Highway
11/01/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Are Three Birds in the Hand Worth Two Bushes in Iraq?
10/08/2002THE FROG POND - October Skies
09/26/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - I Am Now Reachable…And Reproachable
09/20/2002THE FROG POND - Freedom, Frogs And Friday Afternoons
09/12/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Why I Don’t Write Good
09/05/2002THE FROG POND - Educating West Virginia
09/03/2002SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Giff's Labors, The Sweat Of Thy Brow
08/28/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Travails of an Orange Mandarin Tomcat
08/20/2002THE FROG POND - Sweatin' Chickens
08/14/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Mercy! Those Angels of Mercy...
08/06/2002THE FROG POND - Oh, Happy Day
08/01/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Long Live the King (of Pork)!
07/24/2002THE FROG POND - Rednecks And Race Cars
07/19/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Poe the Poet is a Pigeon for Big Puf
07/08/2002SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Mary Ann Barrows "Thou Shalt Lie Down..."
07/04/2002THE FROG POND - We Have A Beaten Path?
06/25/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - A Trip Over the Mountains Always Ends Up in Crum
06/18/2002"I WON A GOLDEN HORSESHOW AND NEVER SHOED A HORSE - Jack Cawthon Recalls
06/18/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - I Won a Golden Horseshoe and Never Shoed a Horse!
06/13/2002THE FROG POND - How To Get Published In The Newspaper
06/05/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - What’s a Nice Guy Like Me Doing in a Place Like This?
06/05/2002THE FROG POND - Thanks I Needed That!
05/22/2002THE FROG POND - Remembering
05/11/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - It Ain’t Easy Being a Mother, Especially for a Man!
05/09/2002THE FROG POND - Happy Mothers Day
05/03/2002CAN'T JUDGE INTERNET SITES BY THEIR SERVERS - Daily Mail Columnist Comments On Hur Herald Porn Block
05/02/2002THE FROG POND - I'm Tired
05/01/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Only Jim Comstock Could Exaggerate the Death of Hillbilly
04/17/2002THE FROG POND - Dishpan Philosopher
04/16/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - I Learn Political Correctness, or Else, from an Expert
04/03/2002THE FROG POND - The Great Grocery Store Debate or The Day I Lost My Head Among the Lettuce
03/30/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Whatever You Do, Don’t Read Crum!
03/19/2002THE FROG POND - Spring Fever
03/19/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Growing up Cordless in a Musical Family
03/07/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Chug-a-Lug and Shoot: A Popular Event at the Big Puf Mountain Hunting and Drinking Club
03/04/2002THE FROG POND - Birthdays And Other Burdens
02/17/2002THE FROG POND - Old Fashioned Fun
02/15/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - For (Mental) Health Reasons Read This Salted Liberally…
02/09/2002THE FROG POND - Red Neck Romance
02/05/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - The Mothman of Pt. Pleasant-A Gray Speckled Byrd?
02/05/2002SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - The Rise Of Buzz Buttered Steaks
01/19/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - A Loaf of Bread, a Bottle of Wine and a Federal Grant: or Two out of Three Ain’t Bad for a Grad School Dropout
01/16/2002THE FROG POND - Martin And Me
01/07/2002THE FROG POND - Marking Time
01/07/2002CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - How the Cheat Got Its Name-Well, Maybe
12/31/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - A Tribute to a Loner
12/25/2001THE FROG POND - Making Christmas
12/25/2001THE FROG POND - Making Christmas
12/24/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Just Another Big Puf Christmas Pageant…
12/24/2001SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Christmas At A Place Called Home
12/22/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Just Another Big Puf Christmas Pageant…
12/20/2001THE FROG POND - Gruber Got It Wrong
12/10/2001THE FROG POND - Making Christmas
11/28/2001THE FROG POND - The Colors Of The Cold
11/14/2001THE FROG POND - Gathering Together
11/05/2001POLYNERVOUSTICKS - Say It Ain't So
11/03/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Some Thoughts from a Mountain Top
11/01/2001THE FROG POND - The Monster in My Living Room or Ben Franklin's Revenge
10/18/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Lee Maynard's Book, Crum, Leaves Us a Bit Crumbly
10/10/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Knowing Your Parse from a Hole in the Ground Helps at The Greenbrier…
10/03/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Southern West Virginia and the Aftermath of Terrorism
09/18/2001CAWTHON’S CATHARSIS - Even on a Run We Can’t Hide…
09/17/2001SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Days Of Tears
09/07/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Republican Beans and Social Security
08/14/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Barbers, Barbershops and Two Banks for all of West Virginia
08/07/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Blennerhasset Was Fine Until He Got a Burr…
07/30/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Pied Piper of Lincoln County Strikes Again!
07/24/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - The New Deal Dealt Us a Royal Flush
07/15/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - A Liberal's Plan for the Redistribution of Charleston
07/11/2001SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "The Last Farmers, A World Close To Home"
07/08/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - The Gypsy Moth and Afternoon (PM) Sickness
07/06/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - The Orange Roughage Thrives, The Saga Continues
07/01/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Drug Pushers, Bob Dole and ED
06/26/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Life And A Lapsed Policy
06/18/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Barbecue Run
06/10/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Burvil Goes Buddhist
05/19/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - A House Is Not A Home
05/13/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Commencement at Tri-Holler High
05/07/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Big Puf Mt. Hunting and Drinking Club
05/02/2001SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Snuff Box Glory, The Days Before Tobacco Control
04/29/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - A Devil Of A Deal
04/22/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Of Poetry And Prisoners
04/13/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Holy Rattlers Revival
04/09/2001CAWTHON’S CATHARSIS – Gray Bandoliers “Miffed”
04/04/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - "Firein' On The Mountain" At Big Puf
03/30/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - 'Tis The Season
03/26/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Might Be A Book, Might Be Tapeworms
03/24/2001SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Zapped, Stunned And Destroyed
03/22/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Sunday Hunting And Forgiving Trespassers
03/17/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Hershel Hashes And Slashes For The "States"
03/14/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Marketers Beware: Pokes Not Baggies
03/12/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - What's Essential?
03/01/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Looking For Wirt In All The Wrong Places
02/26/2001SUNNY CAL JOURNAL- "Peyton Touched My Irascible Nature" - Let The Column Begin
02/19/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Oh Canada!
02/10/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Which Came First?
02/06/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Shootout In Big Puf
02/01/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Rolling Blackouts: How to Beat The High Cost Of Energy
01/28/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks
01/24/2001SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Clarity: "Holding Reverent That Which Stands Before Us"
01/22/2001INTRODUCING JACK CAWTHON - A New Hur Herald Columnist
01/22/2001CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS -Jack Enters Cyber Space
04/01/2000SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Rembering Rex "The Wonder Dog," The Value Of God's Creatures
01/01/1999 SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Calhoun More Old Than New, Lurching Into New Millennium
00/00/0000CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - A Former Undertaker Asks: What Do You Plan For The Leftovers?


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