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September 2018

  • Lamesa in Texas; La Mesa out west
    Wednesday, March 7, 2018 4:18 PM
    I was “lucky” to have an argument with a lady from Arizona about Lamesa, Texas, versus La Mesa, California, earlier this week.

  • Getting fast food can take awhile
    Sunday, March 4, 2018 4:15 PM
    Chasing basketball teams around West Texas in the playoffs the past couple of weeks has given me a greater appreciation of the fast-food places that I frequent in Lamesa during often-rushed lunch breaks from the newspaper office.

  • Elton, Beatles were high point of Vegas
    Wednesday, February 28, 2018 4:06 PM
    Darryl and I made a visit to Las Vegas last week.  And we learned really quickly why the town is known as “Sin City.”

  • Growing up in a truly rural town
    Sunday, February 25, 2018 4:04 PM
    Do you consider Lamesa a tiny town where nothing happens and there’s nothing to do – made even worse by the fact we no longer have a Walmart?
    Or is Lamesa a good-size city – at least by West Texas standards – as indicated by an array of fast-food outlets, a two-screen movie theater showing first-run flicks, and even a long-running live theater group?

  • Life is good
    Wednesday, February 14, 2018 4:02 PM
    Now that I’m off Alka Seltzer – and I do feel 100 times better after taking some pretty strong and heavy doses of aspirin – life is getting back to normal.
    And maybe even a little better

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