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Buying Gold Bullion - Gain a Deep Knowledge of Your Investment Venture by kevincark
May 27, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Buying gold bullion is still the most secure way for you to own gold. Let me explain to you the ins and outs of buying gold. Gold bullion is gold in its purest form. It is also the most tradable form of gold in the market. Like most precious metals it is measured by its weight and purity. Read on...
Silver and Gold Bullion Coins by kevincark
May 27, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Silver and Gold Bullion coins are popular items for investors and collectors alike, as they incorporate precious metal investment and numismatic coin collecting into one passion. Silver and gold bullion coins can be distinguish from conventional silver and gold coins in that they are valued based...
THE LAUNCH OF LIFETIME by scottbthompsonsr
May 19, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Space Shuttle, The End of An American Era       First you see it. Then you hear it. And, then you feel it. The sight is heart pumping. The sound is ear deafening. The shock waves are earth shaking.   When I was five, I had a dream. I wanted to fly in a rocket ship. An Alan Shepard, John Glenn...
GC8P_IMG_5145.JPG IZZIE BASHINSKI by scottbthompsonsr
May 18, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
IZZIE BASHINSKI The King of Cotton  If he could, Izzie Bashinski would have built the Emerald City of Dublin out of cotton.  But, everyone knows you can't make a brick out of the fluffy fibers or boards out of the slender stalks. So, Izzie helped build Dublin and Laurens County into one of the fa...
6DIE_IMG_9728.JPG THE DUBLIN VENEER COMPANY by scottbthompsonsr
May 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
THE FINISHING TOUCH The Dublin Veneer Company  It was only natural that we had them.  With all of our trees in Laurens County, millions of them, John M. Simmons saw the need for establishing a mill to make veneer to ornament his furniture before it was shipped around the country.  Simmons establi...
K5GI_IMG_4549.JPG Goldfinches by scottbthompsonsr
May 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
I took this picture of two Amercian goldfinches through the kitchen window of Sally Hoover on Taylor Grocery Road between Rentz and Dexter.  
JAMES KIRKPATRICK by scottbthompsonsr
May 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A Friend in Need  "Gentlemen of the jury, Kirk is not a bad man.  He takes his grog and will fight.  Many have been sent away and carried off.  He is as good as Bill Smallwood, the great drunkard.  And, as sorry a fellow as Kirk is, ya'll know he has done some good things and Bill has never done ...
FF3P_IMG_4296.JPG MILLARD WHITTLE by scottbthompsonsr
May 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Dexter's Mark Twain  Millard Whittle lives in a house on a hill.  He has lived in that same house, on that same hill, for sixty years.  Before that, he lived in an old house in that shady spot for fifteen years.  And, before that, he lived in another house, the house in which he was born, for twe...
GANGS, AN AGE-OLD PROBLEM by scottbthompsonsr
Apr 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
     There's nothing new about gangs, they have been around as long as man has been on the Earth.  The trouble is that in today's world, they are multiplying beyond our control.  A century ago, most gangs were merely bands of thieves.  One of the most famous gangs in our area was captured one hun...
JSTC_IMG_a4210.JPG THE DUBLIN TEA PARTY by scottbthompsonsr
Apr 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
On Tax Day, April 15, 2010, the angry, the scared, the worried, the curious and many praying people came to the Dublin Farmer's Market to vent their frustrations, see what was happening and lifting their prayers to Heaven.  An estimated one thousand people attended the event.  Here a few photogra...
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