Clark Hollow Ramblings

Clark Hollow Ramblings: A Bike Trail? Really?

I have to tell you that when I first heard of the proposal for a bike trail, I thought it was more of the Foothills foolishness, the kind that spent $100,000 of charitable funds to find out that the cell phone service is spotty in Rappahannock and, for the most part, people would just like to be left alone. […]

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Clark Hollow Ramblings: What kids say

I suppose there are still a few of us around who remember Art Linkletter and his TV show, “Kids Say the Darndest Things.” I would like to report that though the TV show may be history, it is still very true that the observations of the younger set can often cause us to pause, reflect and, maybe, smile. […]

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Climbing tomatoes, anyone?

Okay, so what do you DO with a six pound sweet potato? My bride looks at it like it is the monster from the dark lagoon. I thought about taking it to my friend, Mr. Jenkins, who thoughtfully brought me a box of sweet potatoes a few years ago when mine didn’t make it. […]

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Clark Hollow Ramblings: Some never learn

I should be a bit more skeptical, it says right there on the package, “can be planted as early in the spring as the ground can be worked.” You know what happened when we had that full week of almost 70 degree temperatures in February, right? […]