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My name is Mr. Paycheck

My name is Mr. Paycheck By Ralph Dickerson I worked in fast food for several years, and also worked as an assistant manager at a franchise restaurant in Owensboro for a time, so it is not easy for me to write this blog regarding the poor service I receive in so many fast food restaurants.…

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Turmeric Root

By Jennifer Wimmer Turmeric Root has incredible health benefits. The active compound in it is Curcumin. It has anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, antiseptic and detoxification properties. Studies have shown that it actually cleans out your arteries! Always check with your doctor and/or do plenty of research, before adding it into your diet. Turmeric can be taken…

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Hungry horsefly

By Ralph Dickerson For some reason, I have a lot of horseflies around my house, though no one around me owns livestock, and they are aggressive buggers!  When I pull up in my car of the evening when I get home from work, it is not uncommon for them to slam into my car windows…

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Cobalts are just weird

By Ralph Dickerson I am not a mechanic by any means, though I am able to do some minor repairs on vehicles. About one month ago the cruise control on my 2009 Chevy Cobalt just quit working one morning. I assumed a fuse blew and paid it no mind as I figured I would just…

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Birds of a feather

By Ralph Dickerson In the last month I wrote about two different bird incidents in which I was involved: one with hummingbirds, the other with Martins. One involved my bird feeder, the other my radio-controlled airplane. Here is an update regarding both incidents. On Sunday afternoon I decided to go outside around 4 p.m. and…

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Go ahead birds, make my day!

By Ralph Dickerson Last fall I started flying radio controlled airplanes. To start I purchased a Duet trainer from Horizon Hobby, and taught myself how to fly the airplane. Shortly thereafter, I purchased another aircraft, a Delta Ray One, also from Horizon Hobby. I did not fly it until roughly three weeks ago. Starting early…

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What kind of things do you look for in a candidate?

By Ralph Dickerson When I started writing this blog, I decided to stay away from politics because I did not want this column to be divisive, however a text I received Saturday morning made me change my mind. First off I have to say I do not like Mitch McConnell. In his 30 plus years…

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The Good, The Bad, The Bird

By Ralph Dickerson Approximately one month ago I decided to purchase a hummingbird feeder for my yard. I decided to purchase the feeder after a hummingbird mistook my head for a feeder and nearly flew in my ear! As I sat on my porch swing, a hummingbird came within an inch or two from my…

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Why are coronavirus cases increasing?

By Ralph Dickerson When governors in the United States began to shut down the economy as a means to combat COVID-19, President Trump urged governors to reopen their states’ economies as quickly as possible. Florida started to reopen its economy the first of May, and other states quickly followed suit. Two months after states started…

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Does culture help combat virus?

By Ralph Dickerson As the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage planet earth, some countries feel the brunt worse than other countries. Over 3 million people contracted the virus in the United States, and 137,000 people died from COVID-19. By contrast, only 21,000 people contracted the virus in Japan, with less than 1,000 deaths. Why the…

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