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Section A: General News

Editorial: Longing for the way (some) things used to be




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April 30, 2014 | 1293 views | 6 comments

As kids growing up in the country, we used to have a “trash hole” where we would dump everything that we could not burn. Our trash hole was apparently an abandoned well of some sort, and we dumped waste there for all the years we were growing up.  . . .

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Ken Semlinger  
Poth, TX  
May 5 at 1:33pm
 
 
Good article.
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
May 2 at 6:08pm
 
 
RetiredinLaVernie.....While stationed in Alaska
we had two in diapers (18 months apart). We used
Dreft (?) to soak them before washing. They used
to freeze on the cloths ... Read More Read More
 
 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
May 2 at 3:51pm
 
 
I enjoyed this article. Everytime I go shopping and see the price of diapers I role my eyes and remember how my wife got enough cloth diapers at her first baby shower to ... Read More Read More
 
 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
May 2 at 12:34pm
 
 
I long for the time when the country had a balanced budget....bring back the Clinton years.
 
 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
May 2 at 4:16am
 
 
I thought water came from a dipper and bucket.
Toilet paper came in individual sheets from
Sears & Roebuck catalogs.
 
 
James Branum  
Grand Prarie, TX  
May 1 at 12:07pm
 
 
I'm not sure but I think it was
Yukon Flour who had the motto
"Eat the flour, wear the sack,
If not satisfied, your money back."

I would comment on ... Read More Read More
 

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