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Life - Cameos of Minden

Excuses, excuses

Often I have a lot of excuses why I can't do something. I have been guilty of quoting Milton from "On His Blindness" and saying "Will God require day labor, light denied?."

Of course I am referring to failing eyesight in these 81 year old eyes. And then I have difficulty walking, and embarrassed by the way I do the "Teaberry Shuffle" when I walk.

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Life - Cameos of Minden

Great Depression: One Prune

Those who are my age or thereabout lived through the Great Depression. We started to school in 1928 and finished in 1939, as there were only 11 grades in school back then...

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Life - Cameos of Minden

Pranks at school

John Agan: This week, I'm running another of Momma's articles about school days. I was reminded of this article because my cousin, David Gladden Emerson, Jr., recently pa...

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Life - Cameos of Minden

First grade and school

Many times I find myself going over the years, the schools, the teachers, and all the friends of my childhood. Do you remember first grade?

Sometimes I find myself humming...

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Life - Cameos of Minden

Albion’s Seed

One of the books that my son had for required reading at Ole Miss was Albion's Seed, by David Hackett Fischer. This volume comprises a cultural history of the United Stat...

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