COW LAKE’S FINEST NEWSPAPER
THE GRANDVIEW GAZETTE
GOOD FOOD, GOOD FOLKS, GOOD FUN !!!
ISSUE NO. 8-1
Published whenever we feel like it
TO TP SHORTAGE !
After a hiatus of several years,
the Grandview Gazette is again
in publication. Responding to a
critical shortage of toilet paper,
the editors are turning their pens
expression of man’s intelligence
Happy reading !!
COW LAKE MAN OF
This month’s recipient of this
coveted award goes to long time
Richard has had some challenges
in the past couple of years.
Faking several heart attacks in
order to avoid work, just when it
appeared he had fully recovered,
Richard stuck his hand in his
post pounder. Add to that some
surgery on his feet to get them
direction, and you have a fellow
who’s been through the ringer.
Any complaints from Richard?
No sir, luckiest man alive he
figures - good wife, good farm,
good kids and grandkids. What
more could he ask? Well, ok, so
the price of cattle sucks, but....
Which brings us to his newfound
love, music. Richard is on his
third guitar in as many years,
having savagely pounded the
Richard knows the words to
damn near every old cowboy
tune ever written, and it’s our
suspicion that he invents a few
added verses for them – none of
them seem to be much less than
an hour long. But that may just
be the way it seems....
After his hand injury, Richard
asked his family doctor if he’d
be able to play guitar again.
With a tear in his eye, the old
doc just said quietly, “yes, but
give me a couple days notice.”
Asked from whence he acquired
his singing voice, Richard seems
particular location in the family
tree, preferring apparently to tar
them all with that wide brush.
Who knows, Hank Williams
may be lookin’ down from one