The History of Saint Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day started in the time of the Roman Empire. In ancient Rome, February 14th was a holiday to honor Juno. Juno was the Queen of the Roman Gods and Goddesses. The Romans also knew her as the Goddess of women and marriage. The following day, February 15th, began the Feast of Lupercalia.Under the rule […]

Rise CD Review of “Posing As Human”

by Joe Wallace Artist: RiseAlbum: Posing As HumanYear produced: 2004 Many bands pass themselves off as eclectic; few truly pull it off well. Rise is one of those rare groups that show talent in a diverse array of musical idioms. The Scottish foursome’s second album, “Posing As Human,” begins with a strong cocktail of Dylan […]

The Story of the Paddle Spanking

by John M. Gunn, March 4, 2005 The following is a story that was told to me March 4, 2005 by Mr. Bob Steger of Atlanta. The story is about a Paddle, when Mr. Steger was in school, and his teacher, Mr. Lloyd Gunn. I am going to try to remember what he said as […]

Heart Surgery Stories

by John M. Gunn You meet all kinds of people when you have a relative in a hospital. During my mothers recent visit to the hospital for surgery I talked with lots of people who had relatives in the hospital. One such person was a woman from Magnolia Arkansas. Her husband had 5 by-pass surgery […]

Gunn-isms: A Lexicon of Gunn Terminology

from the Gunns of Texas YahooGroup: Have Gunn Will Travel: A Guide for Tent Captains Annie Get Your Gunn: The Single Girl’s Guide to Marrying Well Johnny Got His Gunn: A Guide to the First Year Of Married Life Gunns and Roses: A Guide to Gardening in Caithness The Shakiest Gunn in the West: A […]