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Throwing Stones

LightGramsAugust 11, 2022Volume 26, Number 26 About an hour from where I live is an annual event that draws thousands. The Grandfather Mountain Highland Games in North Carolina is a celebration of Scottish heritage, and something like an Olympic competition is part of the festivities. For example, men in traditional kilts compete in “turning the…

Word Clouds

LightGrams October 5, 2017 Volume 21, Number 34 Most of us have at one time or another enjoyed reading the comics. Someone might ask, “Read them? I thought comic strips were cartoons, drawings. How can you read them?” In most comic strips I’m familiar with the words of the cartoon character are written in a…

Delicious And Deadly

LightGrams July 13, 2017 Volume 21, Number 24 If you’re a dog, anyone who tosses you a meatball is your friend, even if they are a mail carrier.  A dog in Madison County, Alabama might now disagree with that statement.  Missy, the dog in question, had been the recipient of such tasty treats by Susanna…