Monthly Archives: March 2016

A mile wide and an inch deep

Artemus Ward, an early American humorist, once described the South Platte River in northeast Colorado as “a mile wide and an inch deep”. It would be a considerable river, he mused, if it were turned on its side. It seems … Continue reading

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When you don’t know what you want

As a kid growing up in Arkansas I remember not being able to buy much of anything on Sunday’s except gas. All grocery and department stores were closed. Sound rough? It wasn’t really. It was the norm. No one complained. … Continue reading

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