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Miss Western IL Fair Queen Meeting - April 27 - Griggsville, IL

The Western Illinois Fair is searching for young ladies between the ages of 16-21 who would be interested in competing for the title of the 2014 Miss Western Illinois Fair Queen. 24 more words

Youth Happenings

A Bit of Shakespearean Nonsense

A quick bit of showing off I once did years ago. A western showdown, Shakespeare style.

“Why stand you there, grim visage set, hand but a breath from your gun? 178 more words

General Blithering

Poppyseed Dumplings


  • 1 3/4 cup buttermilk baking mix
  • 2 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • ~ Fresh thyme sprigs,  optional


  1. Combine baking mix and poppy seeds in medium size bowl.
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West of the Pecos by Zane Grey

Grey, Zane. (1931) West of the Pecos.New York,NY :Pocket Publishers.

This novel was first published in 1931.The book is 223 pages. The price on the edition that I am reading is currently is $2.95. 821 more words


Chapter Seven

Lorraine hurried along the wooden sidewalk planks, almost tripping on her green polka-dot dress. It was already 1:05 and she was still a few minutes away from Frenchie’s. 1,587 more words

Made It To The Ranch

“The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.” -by Eminem-

Journal sketch, by Abe Quilling Art, of Alex Henrikson… 42 more words

Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly on the set of HIGH NOON 1952

Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly on the set of High Noon


INSIDE HIGH NOON, a documentary explores both the remarkable 1952 film and the gripping story behind its troubled production. 63 more words

Gary Cooper