Monthly Archives: April 2012

Chicken Polygyny–An Excerpt from The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA

We tried raising chickens. A young rooster decided to challenge the old man. We watched them fight. The old one had more power and experience but the young one was quicker, he could jump over the old guy to get … Continue reading

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Broad Form Deed

A summation taken from http://www.as.wvu.edu/WVHistory/documents/073.pdf The Broad Form Deed For a sum of money, sometimes as low as fifty cents an acre,  the buyer of mineral rights got all coal, minerals, oils and gasses, salt and salt mineral waters, fire … Continue reading

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Jim Ryan’s Barber Shop, an excerpt from The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA

This post was inspired by an article in today’s Charleston Gazette about Jim Ryan. Today, March 15, 2012, I was having trouble organizing my thoughts for this memoir The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA. I decided to take a … Continue reading

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Coaches

Excerpt from The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA Lincoln Raiders coaches Kim Matthews and Richard McCallister are among the wisest and most compassionate coaches I have ever witnessed. They rank with the legendary Sammy LeRose, my football coach at … Continue reading

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Great Essay on the Lottery by Jason Stephenson

http://kissmysock.wordpress.com/2012/03/30/how-to-win-the-lottery/

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