Category Archives: Opinions

In Defense of Litter Boxes

Alice’s note: This story first appeared in my blog The Bright Lights of Muleshoe on January 16, 2013. The cat population in our household has dwindled to four right now, but my theory about litter boxes hasn’t changed.

I thought about taking a picture of one of the litter boxes referred to in this story, but a picture of the cats that use them seemed a better choice!

Finding a certain level of acceptable boredom

By Gail M. Williams
Muleshoe Journal Correspondent

July is National Anti-Boredom Month, which makes sense if you think about it. Fourth of July with all its fireworks and hoopla is past, and school has not yet begun. Parents dread hearing “I’m bored!” from their kids, knowing that no matter what activity they suggest, the child will whine, “No, that’s boring!”

Memories of My Daddy

By Alice Liles

Alice’s note: This story first appeared in my blog The Bright Lights of Muleshoe on June 22, 2012. The banana pudding story in last week’s paper was a memory about my daddy. This story will tell you more about this man who made all my volleyball games and hauled Samba, Mother, and me to many a horse show before I went off to college.