To realize how polarized our country is today, you need only hear and watch the opposing reactions each time our nation is confronted with the senseless deaths of children, teachers and staff as the result of another horrific school shooting.

Here are some words of incredible wisdom I learned growing up. I am going to directly and indirectly challenge at least two of these statements.

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Today, we are going back to Weesatche to the Christian Church Cemetery, where in 1868, Daniel Shipman deeded 10 acres of land to the Christian Church. This was out of the Jos. Simmons tract (Jos. Simmons and his brother were members of the Mier Expedition, and both died in Mexico). A church …

The response from my first newspaper article was really great. Before I wrote that and it was published the only thing I used newspapers for was … well you know, when I had to go. Now I use the convenient potty-house in my spacious living quarters here at The Beeville Bee-Picayune. And I wri…

It was really cold, so when I saw the open door to The Beeville Bee-Picayune, I walked in. There were two strange people standing there, and they seemed to enjoy (and why not?) my presence.

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