Monthly Archives: April 2016

POLITICS

  This item was published as a newspaper column last September, but didn’t get posted to my blog.  Might still be of interest.   THE CONTRARIAN “OK, smartypants”, she says “You talk a lot about politics, but your remarks are … Continue reading

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WHY A CITY?

THE CONTRARIAN   Picture this. A social gathering, and what I think is a well-informed, thoughtful person remarks “it’s too bad that Dryden got delusions of grandeur and decided to become a city and annexed Barclay, and now the cost … Continue reading

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WHALES ARE PERSONS

THE CONTRARIAN A page from Willy Brant’s diary —  Got home from town the other day with lunch including two large orders of fries from the Chip Wagon downtown, Joe and I agree they are about as good as it … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE?

THE CONTRARIAN Here are some stories I have actually heard directly from real people, honest people not trying to make a point or sell something, not some crap from the internet, but real local people. “My three-year-old came running into … Continue reading

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