Keeping word admirable quality even in dreams

Thomas Garcia My dreams have a tendency to be strange, funny and at times scary. Then again that could be the case with most anybody’s dreams. However, one dream has stuck with me, in fact, it has become the subject of this column. Who knows where dreams come from? Can anyone truly answer that question? [...]

‘The Simpsons’ no longer funny

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor When one of your favorite TV shows of all time is preparing to celebrate its 20th anniversary you should be thrilled and excited. Any show that can last that many years still has to make people laugh, right? Not necessarily. I’m trying to figure out when “The Simpsons” stopped [...]

Sibling rivalry can be funny … eventually

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The psychologists call it “sibling rivalry.” I call it brothers and/or sisters hassling, and country kids seem to have abundant aggravation resources. My brother and I, as I recall, argued about most everything, but especially the important stuff like which bait would work best when we were fishing or whose turn it was to milk [...]

Puppet show entertains youths

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By William Thompson About 75 youngsters and their parents were entertained by a puppet show Wednesday at the Elks Lodge. The show, sponsored by Altrusa and the Tucumcari Public Library, featured puppet master Markie Scholz. “I make all the puppets myself,” Scholz said. “I give about 50 shows in June and July. I get inspiration [...]