Will Edwinson

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Yep, I Really Think I Got That Trump Feller Figgered Out—A Guest Post by Rube


Greetings, blog followers.  Well Rube has another guest post he wanted to share with y’all, so without further ado, here’s Rube.

Rube's image by Lori Corbett - Third Raven Design lcorbett@cableone.net

Rube’s image by Lori Corbett – Third Raven Design



Howdy folks:

A couple a weeks or so back, I wrote a piece about how I reckoned as how that Trump feller would drop out of the presidential race at some later date. Well, I reckon as how I mighta been right.  I see on the news where he says he is not gonna take part in the upcoming January 28 debates on… Continue reading

A Bit of Nostalgia—Fibber McGee and Molly

HeadShot_burnedGreetings friends and blog followers. I recently came into the possession of some old radio broadcasts of an era long gone, but not forgotten.  Last night I had the pleasure of traveling back in time to the 1940s, where I spent time with Fibber McGee and Molly.  Fibber McGee & MollyWhen I was a youngster, we, as a family used to sit in the living room and spend the evening before bedtime listening to the radio.  Old Time RadioThe radios in those days were large and were part of the living room furniture, as is observed… Continue reading

I THINK I Figgered Out The Donald’s Strategy—A guest Post by Rube

HeadShot_burnedGreetings friends: In an earlier post I mentioned that I was going to refrain from writing about current events for a while.  However, in a post script, I mentioned that Rube would still be contributing from time to time.  This is one of those times.  So here’s Rube.  Enjoy.

Rube's image by Lori Corbett - Third Raven Design lcorbett@cableone.net

Rube’s image by Lori Corbett – Third Raven Design

Howdy agin, folks.  It’s been a spell since I wrote on Will’s blog, but I’m back fer another one.  I hope you enjoy it.

That feller Donald Trump has been a leadin’ in the… Continue reading


HeadShot_burnedGreetings, blog followers.  For the past several posts, I have been concentrating on current events and the way things are in the world and in our country.  I’ve decided the country is going to hell in a hand basket; too many of our politicians (in both major political parties)are either disingenuous or downright dishonest and corrupt. The same holds true  for many department head bureaucrats and the judiciary and there is nothing I can do about it, so I’m shifting gears a bit and going back to writing about the way things were in… Continue reading

A BIT OF NOSTALGIA—Fishin’ For Chubs—A preview of Stories to Come

HeadShot_burnedToday begins the preview series I spoke of in the  post that precedes this one; a series of short stories circa the 1940s decade.  This is another Buddy story, but this one is told in first person point of view instead of third, because it’s being told by a grown up Buddy.  I wanted, also, to test my skill at writing in first person.  I’ve always heard that first person narrative is more difficult.  So we’ll see how I do. Following is a preliminary unedited preview of things to come.… Continue reading

Pa Pa The Dunce–Episode II

HeadShot_burnedA few days ago, I wrote a segment about Pa Pa the Dunce concerning how my seven year old grandson was trying to teach me the intricacies of the Mine Craft games.  Well, this week we have—or rather, he has—moved on to “Star Wars Commander,”  again leaving Pa Pa at ye ole hitching post scratching his head.

He was showing me his training center where his warriors were getting there battle training.  “Unfortunately, Pa Pa,” he said, “my warriors need a little more training.  They aren’t doing so well.”

“Oh, that’s too bad,” I … Continue reading

Black Friday Reminds Me of Ye Olde Carnival Barkers.

HeadShot_burnedGreetings, folks.  Well, another of those ludicrous Black Fridays is a week behind us. This phenomenon reminds me of  those old fashioned Carnival Barkers and their chants. “Step right up folks, step right up folks.  Try your luck at winning a valuable prize.”  About the only thing that I can see that has changed from that era and today’s Black Friday pitches, is the verbiage.

Now it’s,  “Come on in folks, come on in folks. Were open at midnight. Come inCarnival Barker and take advantage of these great deals. Last chance… Continue reading

Farewell My Love—A Soliloquy

HeadShot_burnedGreetings friends.  Back in the year 2000, Bill Corbett wrote a tribute to a dying friend that he had known all his life. I posted that tribute on this blog a couple years ago. With Bill’s permission, I’d like to share that piece with you once more.  I think it is even more  apropos today.  Bill has given me permission to edit it just a bit to more appropriately fit the times. One of those changes is to change it from a soliloquy to a pending obituary. So without… Continue reading

Pa Pa The Dunce

HeadShot_burned“Hey! Pa Pa, you wanna see what I’m making in Mine Craft?”

“Sure,” I say.

“Okay, Come on over here and I’ll show you.”

So I mosey on over and sit down beside him on the couch. With his controller in hand he begins the lesson.  He proceeds to show me the ropes of moving around in Mine Craft(or at least he thinks he’s  showing me the ropes). My 80 year old brain just doesn’t grasp this computer stuff and my eyes begin to glaze over after about the first three minutes.

His … Continue reading

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