Author Archives: Harry Hix

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Two certainties Two things are certain for the OSU Cowboys this week: 1-They will be decided underdogs in their game at Kansas State, and 2-Because of the areas in need of shoring up, they are bound to show some improvement, … Continue reading

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They have driver’s licenses? Texting and driving are not the only requirement for lunatic driving. I figured that out Friday when my guardian angel had to put in some overtime to keep me safe while driving on city streets. Three … Continue reading

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Lawyers are not jokes, but there are lawyer jokes While you might not be full agreement with the first half of the statement above, you will have to agree on the last half. No doubt, lawyers often are unfairly the … Continue reading

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Is SI a loser? The anxiously awaited report on the NCAA and OSU-supported investigation of the allegations contained in the Sports Illustrated hatchet job last year on supposed NCAA violations in the OSU football program was released this week and, … Continue reading

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Some things just are not meant to be Having an opportunity to go to the World Series this year might be considered a Royal or Giant opportunity, depending on whether one views it in terms of its majesty or its … Continue reading

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Beware Horned Frogs My mom and dad liked fried frog legs, a delicacy I never developed a taste for. Mostly, I think, it was the bland taste I didn’t like. And, perhaps, the sight of frog legs sizzling in the … Continue reading

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Baseball at its best Wow! The baseball playoffs have been fun and exciting. How anyone could not find these playoffs exciting is beyond me. And how about those Kansas City Royals? What a fun story they have become. Here they … Continue reading

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Kindness counts Kindness counts; count on it. It was just a simple act of kindness, a young man helping an old man. But, more than that, it was a heart-warming reminder that, despite the pervasive self-indulgence and self-centeredness that have … Continue reading

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Off, not running Unfortunately, instead of being off and running the OSU Cowboys are off in their running. Through their first five games, the Cowboys are averaging only 3.9 yards per rushing attempt, the lowest average since an identical 3.9 … Continue reading

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Burger: Eat it right side up or upside down? What? If that’s your response, right away I know you have a problem with this concept. Or, possibly, you line up with my wife, Carol, who thinks I’m a bit eccentric … Continue reading

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