Monthly Archives: June 2010

Happy Little Home in Arkansas Eases Sad Memories for Grandpa Jones

“Hey Grandpa, what’s for supper?” The cry offstage was directed at Grandpa Jones during Hee Haw, a homespun – and often surreal – country music variety show that aired on television from 1969 to 1993. It featured corn ball humor, … Continue reading

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His Name was Otto

The stack of magazines bore the title Rayburn’s Ozark Guide. Here I was, in an antique store in Madison County, thumbing through these curious publications dating from 1943 to 1960 – each with a single color background and a black-and-white … Continue reading

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