Minden Press-Herald

Wednesday
Sep 03rd

Life

Excuses, Excuses

Excuses, Excuses

Often I have a lot of excuses why I can't do something. I have been guilty of quoting Milton from "On His Blindness" and saying, "Will God require day labor, light denied?"

Of course, I am referring to failing eyesight in these 81 year old eyes. And then I have difficulty walking, and embarrassed by the way I do the "Teaberry Shuffle" when I walk. And then there is the excuse that I am a widow and except for my children I am all alone. Or perhaps I refer to my bad health, or a feeling of inadequacy because of a lack of a college education.

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Remembering Substitutions

Remembering Substitutions

There were so many ways that we followed the instructions: " Use it up, wear it out; make it do or do without." Those were the words we lived by during the Great Depressi...

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‘Use the basement’ and other sayings

‘Use the basement’ and other sayings

In the old (1910) High School Building (it was located on the site of the present Minden High School Building) that also housed the elementary grades, the bathrooms were ...

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Camp Minden Graduate Receives Scholarship

Camp Minden Graduate Receives Scholarship

Preston Ponder received a $20,000 scholarship from the National Youth Foundation at the Louisiana National Guard’s Youth ChalleNGe Program Gala in New Orleans June 28.

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Local woman honored

Local woman honored

SPECIAL TO THE PRESS-HERALD

Noella Broussard Bostick, second born of the seven sisters of the Philogene-Josephine Broussard Family was given honors by her sisters and fami...

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