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Hattie’s View: What About RoadKill?

Hattie's Viewby Ellen Coffey This may not be like a Grandma Hattie column but I have a question and a problem. Question: Who is responsible for the removal of road kill? Problem: Why would [...]

By |October 13th, 2017|Hattie's View|0 Comments

Hattie’s View: First day at school 

Hattie's Viewby Ellen Coffey Going to school for the first time is an memorable experience. Do you remember your first day at school? Sure you do. It's a life time memory made of people you don't [...]

By |September 28th, 2017|Hattie's View|0 Comments

Hattie’s View: Why I write about the Old Days?

Hattie's Viewby Ellen Coffey Why? Lest I forget. So, while I can I'll write about the old days. My maternal Grandma Hattie raised 12 children. You could say I was her 13th. Perhaps [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Hattie's View|0 Comments

Hattie’s View: You can’t change history

Hattie's Viewby Ellen Coffey No, you can't change history, but you can change the future. You may remove the information from history books, destroy or deface statues and historical figures, but you still [...]

By |August 23rd, 2017|Hattie's View|0 Comments

Hattie’s View: Are hard times are on the way?

Hattie's Viewby Ellen Coffey I was cleaning out the console in the car when I found my friend, Allie's Memorial Service program. I recalled my friend for decades, Allie, who was almost twenty years my [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|Hattie's View|0 Comments

Hattie’s View: Why Choose the Country Girl?

Hattie's Viewby Ellen Coffey I hope you picked up a copy of last week's paper, as this is a continuation of our 'Country Courtin' series. In the olden days, life on the farm, from sun [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Hattie's View|0 Comments

Hattie’s View: Courtin’ in the Country

Hattie's Viewby Ellen Coffey The year was 1937. Jesse, age 22 says, "I am looking for a special girl, not just a date. There seems to be a shortage of single ladies in the Olympia area.”. Max, age 21, [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Hattie's View|0 Comments

Hattie’s View: Are Shopping Malls Disappearing?

Hattie's Viewby Ellen Coffey It seems to me I don't fit the mold of most modern women who love shopping at the local mall. I recently heard the malls are a thing of [...]

By |July 13th, 2017|Hattie's View|0 Comments

Hattie’s View: A front porch at the Statehouse. Really?

Hattie's Viewby Ellen Coffey When I first heard about the Columbia mayor's front porch proposal I couldn't take it seriously. I thought it was Fake News. When I heard it was an opportunity [...]

By |July 9th, 2017|Hattie's View|0 Comments

Hattie’s View: Stars among the stripes

  Hattie's Viewby Ellen Coffey My very first personal American flag was attached to a little red tricycle. Mom connected the tiny 3 inch flag to a small bell and away I peddled. I loved it. If you drive [...]

By |June 29th, 2017|Hattie's View|0 Comments