Partly Nonsense

ORIGINALLY WRITTEN JOEL KLAASSEN
I was sitting in the hospitality room at the apparel market in Kansas City this past Sunday and overheard a tire dealer-who was tagging along with his wife like I was-say that it was so dry in their area that a farmer drove out into his soybean field and punctured and ruined two of his truck tires. He said the bean stalks were so dry they acted like nails.



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Paper shredders are for the birds. Literally. According to Vernon Friesen, some enterprising bird used shredded paper to make a very functional nest in their backyard this past summer.



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Remember when Hillsboro gas stations took turns being open on Sunday? Back then 50? worth of gas was enough to cruise Main all afternoon.



Remember when the dimmer switches were on the floor instead of on the turn signal? I had a car once when I stepped on the dimmer switch to go to brights the lights went off.



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I try not to write about my grandsons too much, but this one has to be told.



Young Alex was shopping for a coat with his mother in the mall in Atlanta. Faking his reading skills he looks at the tag on the coat and says, “Mom, I think this says, ‘Eat at Chick-Filet!'”



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Royal’s Rule: Think lucky. If you fall in a pond, check your pockets for fish. (University of Texas former coach Darrell Royal).



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If you’re looking for a nice evening out on Halloween night check out the Prairie View Food for Thought program to be held at the Wohlgemuth Center on the Tabor College campus.



The food is great and the speakers have been excellent. The purpose of the series is to help business professionals and other individuals keep informed about current issues which affect people’s personal lives as well as in the work place.



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If you are interested in who contributes to the campaigns of our local state representatives and senators there is a website that lists them. Go to www.ink.org/public/gsc/ Then select “Campaign Finance Data.” Then, “List of Contributors.”

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