Geof Skinner

Splish, splash, they were taking a bath...or so that is what I was told by somebody who should know about such things
Oh...to be a goose...in a pond...on a hot and humid summer afternoon in Southern Illinois... ...bear with me, dear readers. Once again this week, the focus is on critters. Feathered critters. Canada gooses, to be sure. Before we get to the topic at hand, let me revisit, one more time (and then we’...
Nope...black and white simply does not do it justice. This picture of the world around Lingle Creek was taken one day last week. If you are so inclined, you can see a color version of the image by heading to our online version of the paper. Otherwise, use your imagination a bit.
This week is about ghosts (or maybe just some special memories), using your imagination and pondering a few changes which are happening at The Paragraph Factory. One morning last week, just because, yours truly decided to take a bit of a road trip, all the way to the Old Cape Road.  For those who...
Aren’t they cute? And, just why are little baby gooses called goslings? Seems like one baby goose could be a goosling. And a bunch of baby gooses could be gooslings. Or, at least, geeslings.
In the beginning... I typed the words. Paused. Waited. Hoping for divine inspiration.  A couple of things occurred to me. First, the words had already been used. Long ago. Long, long, long ago. Don’t want to be accused of plagiarism. In this case, the consequences could be eternal. Second, I was...
Groun hog? Nope. How 'bout a hog on the ground? This porker was enjoying a siesta one afternoon last week at the Union County Fair.
This week, a few random observations and thoughts, as deadline rapidly approached...oops, there it went... ...so many special, and spectacular, events unfolded during the past week or so on the Journey Through Life... ...I couldn't help but ponder the vast spectrum of wonders Mother Nature has...

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