Bulls Not For Riding, But Cowboys Keep Trying

Rodeo bull riding accidents always send shrills down our spine.

Two bull riders being killed on the same Saturday at two different rodeos stunned us again. Both cowboys were young, one a teenager in Missouri, and the other 20, at a finals in Topeka. Such tragedy can happen to any age and to the very best. Bull riding is the most dangerous sport participated in by man.

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Thanksgiving Day More Than A Big Dinner

Please, make ours baked ham; better yet, roast beef.

Pass us on the turkey though; that’ll leave more for others. Now, we’re not really being generous because it’s the day for thankfulness. No, turkey has always been fowl to us. (That could be a pun.) All meats, with feathers as original coats, fit that category.

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Sunflowers Always Beautiful And Valuable

Sunflowers may soon be the state flower for more reasons than one.

They’re not just pretty plants, but sunflowers also have potential to be a major crop in Kansas. Old timers get up in arms when the word sunflower is mentioned and argue because legislation designated it as the official state flower. “They are weeds,” many contend, and lots of farmers carry sharpened hoes to chop every one in sight.

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Honor Veterans For Our Freedom, While Working To End Wars

War is a terrible, dreadful fact of life; might we contend, a truly evil truth of existence.

It has been, evidently, since the very beginning of time. The entire Bible is overflowing with references to war, soldiers and military forces. Why? Why would an all-loving God, who cares so very much for even the tiniest embryo soul, allow war to go on? People demand power over another and won’t agree without a fight to kill the other.

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