Author: Paul Holmes

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Car tags and carbon

And miles to go … Is it too soon? Too soon for what, you might ask. Too soon to be thinking about the November 2020 elections, of course. If it…

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What are the odds?

Let the games begin on April 1 at the state’s two race tracks, decreed the Arkansas Racing Commission last month. The two, as anybody who’s been around here even a…

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To catch a thief

Dear Whoever You Are, I can only suppose that your Valentine’s Day holiday was one of the best ever. I would tell you you’re welcome, but you’re not and anyway,…

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The more things change …

Two things, music and the passage of time, in the right circumstances seem to smooth the rough edges of one’s memory. So it was pretty easy — sitting in a…

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Uneasy riders

Do you remember those cross-country car trips, crammed in the back seat of the non-air conditioned family station wagon next to a baby brother you claimed you couldn’t stand? And…

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Soybean politics

It’s only August, but I can’t wait for September to get here for a number of reasons. First, September means the return of football season. Friday night lights, Saturday afternoon…