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Americana

A few years ago, a good friend who lives in Kansas drove 30 miles to another town to judge the Sorghum Queen contest for the Stevens County Fair.  Nineteen young women competed for the honor,  which I assume is thus named because sorghum — a cereal grain used in livestock feed, ethanol and certain human […]

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Pretend, because we need you to

I got another “like” request this morning from a Facebook “friend” I don’t know, and because of that I can’t sit him down over beer or Valium or coffee, or whatever he needs to prop him up, and say what is on my mind, which is an eulogy for the gravest casualty of social media: […]

Americana

Recently, a good friend who lives in Kansas traveled a couple counties over to judge the Sorghum Queen contest in advance of the Stevens County Fair.  This year, 19 young women competed for the honor,  though its actual attachment to sorghum — a cereal grain fed to livestock and used in sweeteners — has become […]