Monthly Archives: January 2013

Skinner By Trade–Rockefeller Op-Ed

Skinner By Trade The Charleston Gazette April 27, 2011 By Julian Martin   Guess who said, “ I will fight for the abolition of strip mining completely and forever…We know that strip mining is not a good economic future for … Continue reading

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Rockefeller and Strip Mining

Rockefeller can now quit pretending he lives in West Virginia. Here are some thoughts by and about Rockefeller. “We know that strip mining is tearing up the beauty of our state. We know that strip mining is not a good economic future … Continue reading

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Pogo and Odgen Nash

New fun way to start the day. I read a page of Pogo and a poem by Ogden Nash. Many years ago I never missed a Pogo strip in the Charleston Gazette. Walt Kelly’s family is publishing all of his … Continue reading

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“The cold hard facts of West Virginian life”

(Time to read Imagonna: Peace Corps Memories available on Amazon.com) This is an excerpt for my soon to be The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA: The following letters appeared in the Lincoln Journal in 1999. The late author and I were … Continue reading

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Good Books

I am reading and enjoying two good books and they are How to be a Great Teacher by Ken Hechler and  Bring Your Own God, The Spirituality of Woody Guthrie by Unitarian-Universalist minister Stephen Edington brother of Charleston, WV’s Unitarian-Universalist … Continue reading

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