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Stone House Diary 10.1.2015

It’s been a lovely week in the Ozarks. Autumn arrived and the weather responded kindly. Some of the trees started changing color, their edges tinged with yellows and reds. It’s uneven, though, even though it’s just beginning. The wal­nuts are all ...

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Looking Backward 10.1.2015

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago September 27, 1990   The “boys” of Civilian Conser­vation Corps Company 1733 will hold their second reunion at Ava on Friday, Oct. 5. Twenty-one years after the Ava Municipal Swimming Pool was constructed, the Department of Natural ...

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What About This…? 10.8.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano Like everyone else around here I understand that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) some­times goes overboard in its efforts to keep our land, air and water clean.  And, just like everyone else, I may disagree with ...

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What About This…? 10.1.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano The paralysis we note in our Federal Government is taken by many as an example of the failure of our system to operate.  But, they are wrong.  The often-frustrating inabil­ity of our government to act because ...

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What About This…? 9.24.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano Germany is showing the world how to handle the refugees spilling out of the Middle East, especially Syria.  Germans are bravely facing the many problems such refugees may bring: pressure upon the lowest levels of salaried ...

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What About This…? 9.17.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano You have to be careful when you shop at one of those $1 stores.  What a great idea (and easy on the sales staff) to have everything in the place going for a dollar.  Of course, ...

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What About This…? 9.10.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano When I was in school, part of my training required several courses in statistics.  (I was always the joker who asked, “Will there be any math?”)  I used statistics quite a bit afterward. Statistics can be ...

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