June 20, 2001 - Msg 897: Hello to the porch!! It's storming like crazy here in KS. Only time it lighteninged (sp) on TAGS was when the dogs were out in that open field.

(Barney) Boy, giraffes are selfish!

June 20, 2001 - Msg 898: back

June 20, 2001 - Msg 899: just got my new Columbia House tape....some good ones on there....

--Jelsik the Bulkhead

"What was that all about?"

"Women, they're all nuts..."

June 20, 2001 - Msg 900: "Be with ye in a minut"

June 20, 2001 - Msg 901: Thanks to Mr. Goss for his cleaning up the filth.
We are fortunate to have such a good cleaning service here in Mayberry.
It's a nice evening here in Mayberry. The fire flies light up the sky and add a sense of my childhood as I gaze upon them. I enjoy watching my cats watch them too.
Every one have a wonderful night.
Miss Ellie
"You alright Barn?" "Yeah, I just swallered my gum."

June 21, 2001 - Msg 902: Glad to clean up them filthy spots when I need to, Miss Ellie. Oops...ashes...I'll just brush them off. Lucky thing is that I don't have to do that too often. I banned the person that made the filth so hopefully we won't have too much more trouble.
--Mr. Goss (Floyd)

June 21, 2001 - Msg 903: "Barn, John Masters is holdin' tryouts for the choir Saturday. You gonna come?"
"Come on, Barn, we're really..."
"I said no."
"But, Barn..."
"Nip it! Nip it! Nip it!...

June 21, 2001 - Msg 905: Mr. Goss thanks so much! Good thing filth is easier to get rid of than dog hair huh?
Mornin to Miss Ellie my 'kids' love trying to catch those lightenin' bugs, most of the time the miss tho!
Well off to work! Dag-gone it!
wonder what causes that? (working, that is)

June 21, 2001 - Msg 906: Hey Porchters!!

Got my new EBullet and it looks good!

I'm home today resting a bit. Hope all you have a nice day!!

Its a mashed penny. It'll protect you in your travels

June 21, 2001 - Msg 907: "Hey Ange, guess who I saw the other day?"
"Cyrus Whitley; over to the Snack Bar. He said he was goin' straight, learned his lesson."
"Well...I expect five years will teach anybody. Did he say where he was workin'?"
"Yep. He's workin' for Neil Bentley."
"Lord have mercy."

June 21, 2001 - Msg 908: Well it was a good day to sweep the porch while it rained. It helped wash the dirt off. Looks like it'll be a cool day in this area of Indiana. The boys will be stuck inside all day. I wish I were as altogether as Aunt Bea seemed to be. Have a good day!

June 21, 2001 - Msg 909: Everything's Okay...in Mayberry!!

June 21, 2001 - Msg 910: Msg 904 was spot cleaned. Sorry for those that saw it. I think I've fixed it now.

June 21, 2001 - Msg 911: Floyd,
Thanks for keeping things nice and Mayberry-like on this porch. Makes things more pleasant for visiting. Appreciate you!
Mrs. Von Roeder

June 21, 2001 - Msg 912: "Did you like the white beans you had for supper?"
"Um huh."
"well, you didn't say anything."
"Well, I ate four bowl. If that ain't a tribute to white beans, I don't know what is."
"Eatin' speaks louder than words."
"You know, your education was worth every penny of it."

June 21, 2001 - Msg 913: I second that comment, Mrs. Von Roeder. "Hear, hear!" We appreciate you keepin' an eye on things in Mayberry for us, Floyd. You got Mr. Goss on the spot-cleanin' detail here at the Porch, and the place is lookin' right nice.

Me and Charlene went out on the town last night. We went to Morelli's for their all-you-can-eat pizza buffet, and lemme tell you, it was goooood eatin'. After that we went over to the miniature golf place right off the highway there, and shot us 18 holes apiece. I gotta admit, I beat Charlene's score, but she didn't act like she was mad or anything. But then again, instead of a goodnight kissee, she drug me to the all-night market for some grocery shoppin'. So maybe she was a little madder than I thought? Maybe I oughta let her win the next game of miniature golf, you reckon?

I'll see ya.
*Rafe Hollister
"Sometimes at breakfast, I look down at my eggs, and I see your face right in there."
P.S. I DID get me a kissee when we got home! And it was gooooood, too! :-)

June 21, 2001 - Msg 914: Hey Mrs. Von Roeder and Rafe..y'all are more than welcome. The same feller littering here on the Porch was using some bad looking chalk on Miss Crump's a few days back. Rafe spotting him there and I took away his chalk so he came here. I think I've got him/her on litter detail now so we won't hear from them for a while.

June 21, 2001 - Msg 915: Well, my land! Look what I found here! Howdy, friends!!! You can tell it's been a while since I dropped in, 'cause I came by lookin' for "Trivialities", didn't find it, but found a little sign......

June 22, 2001 - Msg 916: Well...somebody broke a plank or something here at the Porch. I've fixed it now. If whoever was posting when than happened could email me so we can figure out what happened, I'd be thankful. It could have just been a glitch.

June 22, 2001 - Msg 917:
"I saw Mrs. Ambrister yesterday."
"You mean you finally returned that voodoo book you've had for 2 months?"
"It's not voodoo! I'ts ESP, extrasensitive perception."
"How much was the fine?"
"Eight cents."
"Will prices never stop goin' up!"
"I knew you were gonna say that."

June 22, 2001 - Msg 918: Mornin' Porch! Allan, I was on the Porch last night & there were a few other posts there that aren't now, hope I didn't break that plank, I'd hate to have to crawl under there with them spiders!
If I was a spider, that's where I'd go

June 22, 2001 - Msg 919:
opps, fixed?

June 22, 2001 - Msg 920: Hey Allan. I posted last night but now I don't see it so maybe I got to rockin to hard and broke it. Any how I was just checking in to say that my Doc. gave me a clean bill of health. I wanted to thank all who wished me well and thought of me in there prayers. It was much appreciated.


June 22, 2001 - Msg 921: Sorry Asa didn't see you there. Glad the Doc turned ya loose.

June 22, 2001 - Msg 922: Hey Asa and Mavis, I saw that it looked like we may have lost 10 posts but they were just gone. The "comments" area was gone and folks couldn't post messages anymore. I'm not sure what happened but I suppose the server could have gone down during a "write" of the page. Did anybody put in unusual HTML code on the board? I'm trying to figure out how to fix it from happening again and I'm like to know what happened just so I can fix it....not so I can run anybody off. :-)

June 22, 2001 - Msg 923: Hey ASA,
How many times was the Doc able to wrap that blood pressure thang around your arm??

June 22, 2001 - Msg 924:
"Andy's got hot knees."

June 22, 2001 - Msg 925: A big hey to everybody.Glad to hear everything went well for you, Asa.
Mrs.Von Roeder

June 22, 2001 - Msg 926: Hey Mavis, Mrs. Von Roeder, and all. THANKS for your prayers. 923 I got scared when they put that durn blood pressure cuff around my neck. Guess that will teach me to wimper.


June 22, 2001 - Msg 927: Allan I didn't see no wierd or complicated lookin codes on there, but that don't mean they didn't come up after I left. That's the story of my life, always late for the fun or gone before it happens! LOL

June 22, 2001 - Msg 928: Good evening porch. . .the boys just finished their baths for the evening and it is time for them to tell all a good night. We had fresh peaches again tonight and we spent time outside in the cool nite air. Country living can sure be peaceful. I saw my post disappeared from the porch. I guess maybe I broke one of the planks. Next time I won't rock my chair so hard. Just call me the homemaker till I find a suitable name. Have a nice evening porch.

June 22, 2001 - Msg 929: Hey to the Porch!
Another hot day in the southland here today...
I agree with ya Mavis, it is easier to get rid of filth..I got a coupla German Shedders {:)} myself..an' there is dog hair ever'where..do luv em' tho...
Have a good evenin' Mayberry..*Hugs* to Idelle..
Jackson ><)))*>

June 22, 2001 - Msg 930: "Boy the way Glenn Miller played.
Songs that made the hit parade,
Guys like us,we had it made.
Those were the days.
And you knew who you were then.
Girls were girls and men were men.
Mister we could use a man like Herbert Hoover again.
Didnt need no welfare states.
Everybody pulled his weight.
Gee our old Lasalle ran great.
Those were the days."

Thanx for the laughs Archie...
Jackson ><)))*>

"I'm gettin' outta here..this place is a regular Sodom and Glocca Morra.." Archibald Bunker

June 22, 2001 - Msg 932: "Just answer yes or no. Who's robbing Weaver's Dept Store?"

June 22, 2001 - Msg 933: Big Freeze!

June 22, 2001 - Msg 934: I posted last night, Floyd and POOF! It must be the Count. I can't do anything too fancy with HTML, so I don't think I did anything. I was just rambling about my trip to Charlottesville and the fact that I didn't go near any taxi cabs. It's hot up there. Not like down here where it's nice and cool.
Winkum, Pinkum, Nodumus Rex. Protect us all from the man with the hex.

June 22, 2001 - Msg 935: hi, i thought i would come sit on the porch and rest with some lemonade. it sure is hard work making those kerosene cucumbers. "i gotta tell you my heart just ain't in this." " well, it's not your heart we need it's your stomach."

June 22, 2001 - Msg 936: Well, Allan, I can't remember if I posted or not. The only thing I do is italics my name. Ifin it was me, I'm sorry.
RIP-Carroll O'Connor. We don't get "All in the Family" here so I've become a big "In the Heat of the Night" fan and have actually corresponded with Carroll O'Connor over the internet. He sent me a personalized autographed picture. Even on his site there were trouble makers, intelopers. He was one of my favorite actors, along with Andy Griffith and James Garner and Rock Hudson.
I also loved Lucille Ball and still love Patricia Routledge (British actress) and Doris Day. Seems like all the good ones are leaving us.
"We shall meet, but we shall miss "them"...there will be "several" vacant chairs..."
Miss Ellie
"Rock kinda does it for ya, huh, Aunt Bee ?"

June 22, 2001 - Msg 937: Hey to all on the porch! Have not posted in a long time. pinkcloud

June 23, 2001 - Msg 938:
"Golly, Paw, you know just about everything, don't you?"
"Aw, I don't expect I know everything."
"I mean it, Paw. You not only know everything, but you're the sheriff; you're the Justice of the Peace; you're just about the most important man in Mayberry, in the state. Why, I'll bet you're the most important man in the whole world!"

June 23, 2001 - Msg 939: Hey Pinkcloud, I ain't forgot you. I need to answer your email. We've had storms lately and I've not been online much. But thinking about you.
Miss Ellie

June 23, 2001 - Msg 940: It's been a long time since I visited the porch
So much has changed I doubt anyone remembers me.
Miz Lesh

June 23, 2001 - Msg 941: Wait, wait, we don't snap at oneanother like this! It's cause we ain't had enough sleep.
And we all know who's fault that is!!

June 23, 2001 - Msg 942: Wait, wait, we don't snap at oneanother like this! It's cause we ain't had enough sleep.
And we all know who's fault that is!!

June 24, 2001 - Msg 943:
"You should'a seen Oscar Beasley carryin' on this afternoon."
"Why? What was wrong."
"Not that kinda carryin' on. He went to the picture show last night to see them Marx Brothers and it went to his head."
"What do you mean?"
"Oh, he was tellin' jokes, talkin' funny and flirtin with all the girls comin' into the shop."
"Well, Barn, it's not surprisin' he'd be a ham. After all, he works in the butcher shop."

June 24, 2001 - Msg 944: Hey to the Porch.
I think I'll sip some cider...sit on the porch... count cars....


"Don't look back Miz Lesh..."

June 24, 2001 - Msg 945: Welcome back Miz Lesh.
Lovely day here in my corner of Mayberry.
Everyone have a good night. Sleep tight.
Miss Ellie

June 24, 2001 - Msg 946: Night Porch!

June 25, 2001 - Msg 947: Hello everyone. Todays the first day Ive been able to use the porch since Friday! I had no comment line to post on, and I also missed everything you all posted all weekend too... I missed it! I thought maybe I'd been banned. - Hazel

Next time you change the meetin' place you ought to let a feller know"

June 25, 2001 - Msg 948: Hi All! Good morning, Hazel. Glad you're able to be back on the porch. Everyone have a good day.
Mrs. Von Roeder

June 25, 2001 - Msg 949:
"Hey Andy, I brought the squad car back. She's all tuned up 'n' purrin' like a kitten."
"Thanks Gomer. That didn't take long atall."
"Well, you know Wally. He's a real good mechanic; fast too. He did tell me to tell ya that yer tars are startin' to wear down."
"I'll have 'em changed next time. Gomer, do you want a ride back to Wally's?"
"No thanks, Andy, I like to walk. It gives me a chance to think."

June 25, 2001 - Msg 950: Good Evening Porch. . .I have been so busy today that I just got to sit down and visit. My family was sure upset about the passing of Carroll O'Connor. My husband and I are huge fans of his and I was happy to see him honored on the television this week-end. We have two local stations carrying TAGS now. One is in Cincinnati and the other out of Indianapolis plus we have TV Land. I guess we are just living right at this end of the porch. Not much else is happening. Hooty Hoo!
the homemaker

June 25, 2001 - Msg 952: I got my nutcracker here..howz about I crack em for ya..eh neighbor?

June 25, 2001 - Msg 953: We're getting rain here in our neck of the woods, LOTS of rain! Thought I'd stop in & say hey before I unplugged this thing.
Have a good one Friends,

June 25, 2001 - Msg 954: hey "the homemaker". Are you a buddy of mine? If so I haven't heard from you in a while. Please email me.
I hated so much about Carroll O'Connor too. I think it was so nice that his wake and funeral are open to the public and his casket open for viewing. That is one thing I admired about him, he was very open to his fans, even if sometimes he was hard on a person with his opinions. I've got a personally autographed picture from him a few years ago. I'll always cherish it. I wish Andy would share himself with his fans. Like come here and post.
My favorite Bill Gillespie quote (I hope I don't butcher it.) "Parker, stick to answering the phones, concentrate on it and later on we'll move you on to bigger things, like thinkin'. " I had that quote on my old computer and it would come on at a certain action, but I don't think I can do it on this one...causes bunches of errors in the Kernal.DLL files.
Goodnight dear friends.
Miss Ellie
"You act like you got some smarts now." Andy to Jim Lindsey

June 25, 2001 - Msg 955: hi all. will it was a good day here.
this world had some sick people in it? i m taking about the women ho kill hre five kids in tex, why would someone do a thing like that for win the kids did not do a thing wrong?
the littlemen in red is making thing go nut now befor god back here for his love one.
i stop whaching the new becaues it fill of thing that is wrong today in the world.


June 26, 2001 - Msg 956: Hello Porch and Miss Ellie, I don't think that I am your long lost friend. I could be somebody's long lost friend though. I am new to posting here.
It looks to be a pretty day here in southern Indiana until this evening when the rains are supposed to move in again.
This homemaker lives in the country. Let's put it this way, the little town we live next to is smaller than Mayberry. We don't even have a sheriff or a town marshall. The sheriff is for the whole county.
We do have a volunteer fire department. The big social event will be happening in July when they have their annual Fireman's picnic. The kids will get to ride in an antique fire truck, go to the duck pond for prizes and try the ring toss.
The county fair will be happening soon. Remember when Opie went to the carnival and used the gun with the bad sight. That is just about like our fair except we do have agricultural exhibits (animals, vegetables, home economics).
"Farm living is the life for me!" I'll make some sweet tea and join ya'll on the porch later.
The Homemaker

June 26, 2001 - Msg 957: Welcome Homemaker! Nice to have you on the Porch. Your talking about the county fair reminds me of one of my favorite Andy Griffith Show episodes...The Pickle Story. Pickled tink, I mean tickled pink to have you. Come back often and visit with us.
Mrs. Von Roeder

June 26, 2001 - Msg 958: I didn't think Indiana had anymore small towns. All's I've seen are alot of developments and ugly housing communities.

June 26, 2001 - Msg 959:
"Well, don't you want to hear what she said?"
"I thought you said you weren't gossipin' with her."
"Well, I wasn't gossiping. She was gossiping. I was just listening."
"Oh, oh, you were just listenin'. Oh."
"Well, I couldn't walk away. That would be rude."
"Oh, I see. It's ruder to be rude than to be gossipin'."
"Well, Sarah knows that anything she tells me doesn't go one bit further."
"Good for you again, Aunt Bee."
"Well, don't you want to hear what she said?"

June 26, 2001 - Msg 960: Go ahead and tell me before you bust....

-Tiger Lil

June 26, 2001 - Msg 961: Hey Folks,
I've been gone for the last few days so I was just able to take care of our problem this evening. Sorry for that and I'm asking that we all keep the person that was posting some of those bad things to the porch in our prayers. I believe he needs it.

June 26, 2001 - Msg 962: If you haven't been in southern Indiana, then what you will see is small towns. The major town in the county has some housing developments but they are lavish for this area. i live in a log cabin and hopefully we will be building a new house in the future that sets in front of a 20 acre woods. Come to southern Indiana - you'll find plenty of small towns.
(The nearest Walmart is 20 miles away and the nearest real grocery store 10 miles away). We are rural. Have a good evening porch we will talk to you tomorrow. I need to go bottle feed a baby goat.
The Homemaker
Thanks for the welcome Mrs. Von Roeder:) Glad that we could sit and talk for a spell. You too Miss Ellie:)

June 26, 2001 - Msg 963: Thanks, Floyd.....just goes to show what a life without TAGS can do to a man...his brain was cooked...done to a turn...pickled tink...


June 26, 2001 - Msg 964: Welcome "the homemaker". I'm glad you are here even if you aren't my long lost friend.
Hey Tiger Lil.
Hi TOM. The lady who killed her children was mentally sick. It is such a sad story. Glad to see you hear TOM. Yes, it seems there is no good news lately.
Howdy Mrs. Von Roeder.
Hope all have a good night.
Miss Ellie
"Back you savage killer." "Yeah, I'm a killer alright, I just killed a whole pint."

June 26, 2001 - Msg 965: oh and I forgot, if any of you would like to read a clean, funny book about a town that would remind you of Mayberry, read Jan Karon's "Mitford Series" books.
Small towns are nice "the homemaker". I live in a large town. It was small many years ago. It was nice back then.
Miss Ellie
"These are our maximum security cells" (I bet the ones in my city stay full)

June 26, 2001 - Msg 966: I just posted a picture of my little boy, Adam, to the front page of the TAGSRWC web site. Oh...I might mention that he had his picture made with Don Knotts last night at the show in TN so the picture is of Don as well. Don even leaned down to get closer to Adam's size...he's a prince....a real prince. Check it out here.

June 26, 2001 - Msg 967: What a great picture Floyd! Lucky kid! Thanks for sharing it.
Hello to Miss Ellie, Jelsik, Homemaker, Tom, Tiger Lil and anyone else I may have missed. Nice day in Mayberry today, ain't it?

June 27, 2001 - Msg 968: I think you missed me Mavis. But I won't take offense, I'm not sensitive... - Hazel

"Me, sensitive? That's a nice thing to get started around, that I'm sensitive."

June 27, 2001 - Msg 969: you ARE a might flushed.....


June 27, 2001 - Msg 970: "Wally's got a new sody pop flavor-Guava Gush. I think I might go over and try one."
"Guava Gush! That don't sound to good. I don't think I want one."
"Ange, don't you got no adventure in you? A man's got to have adventure."
"I've done fine without it all these years. Keeps me out of trouble."
"Adventure makes the man. All I'm saying is you gotta live once in awhile."
"Well, Barn, go on and have your Guava Gush and I'll se you tomorrow."
"Nah. I't don't sound too good."

June 27, 2001 - Msg 971: What a great picture Floyd!! Your son is very lucky. It will be great keepsake for him. My youngest son we nicknamed Opie because of his red hair.
Hope everyone is having a great day! Hello to Mavis, Tiger Lil, Miss Ellie, Mrs. Von Roeder, Jelsik, and Tom.
Remember to keep the family in TX in your prayers - the funerals are today. I heard about another case this morning that was almost the same - I want to say in N. Carolina. So Sad, So Sad
The Homemaker

June 27, 2001 - Msg 972: Hey to the Porchters! I need some HELP! So I've come to the experts!

I have a friend who is retiring after 20 years and I want to do a little something for him. I'm trying to come up with TAGS related blurbs that have to do with retirement, or finding a new job, celebrating a milestone, etc. (He is only in his 40's so he is young yet and won't be in a rocker, but he is still retiring from this profession).

"There's lots of things THIS kid can do"

Stuff like that. I did not post it on the digest cuz he gets the digest and I don't want him to get wind of this. I'd be glad for any help you can give.

((((((HUGS))))))) to my friend JACKSON ! It sure is good to see you around. I thought of you on the day Carroll O'Connor died, cuz I know he was your favorite poet.

Take care!!
Best of luck to you and yours!

June 27, 2001 - Msg 973: Idelle, Here are a couple of quotes from The Andy Griffith Show Book.

Howard:"Andy, some men are talkers and some men are doers, and I've discovered that I'm a doer. Being a doer, well, the time comes when a man's just got to follow his rainbow."

Emmett: "As one with experience, I've said to myself a thousand times, I've said Emmett, why don't you forget big business? Why don't you pull out when you've still got your health? I've said it a thousand times."

If I think of any more, I'll post them for you.
Mrs. Von Roeder

June 27, 2001 - Msg 974: It's Been Awhile but Hey to the Porch

your healthy girl


June 27, 2001 - Msg 975: It's Been Awhile but Hey to the Porch

your healthy girl


June 27, 2001 - Msg 976: Its a nice to sit & listen to Leonard Blush

June 27, 2001 - Msg 977: Its a nice to sit & listen to Leonard Blush

June 27, 2001 - Msg 978: Thank you Mrs V!! I appreciate you putting that bucket on your head for lil ol me!!


June 27, 2001 - Msg 979: BARNEY: You liked that kiss on the cheek didn't you?
ANDY: It was better than a mules nose.
Goodnight all. Pleasant dreams.

June 27, 2001 - Msg 980: Nite Porch!

June 27, 2001 - Msg 981: Nite....

June 27, 2001 - Msg 982: Hi All.It just eat my heart out! Wind you heard story about people who kill kids today.
You can not pick up a paper what out it being it or the new was it on .
Will it was a hot one today it was 85 and it going hot tomorro to up about 89 gor the high time to go for the poor or the ac air.
O God, You filled st.Rose
with love for You and
enabled her to leave the
world and be free for You througb the austerity
of penance. Through her
intercession, help us to
follow her footsteps on
earth and enjoy the torrent
of Your delights in heaven.

June 28, 2001 - Msg 983: Good mornin' to the Porch! Hey Idelle, that's a real nice thing you're doin' for that retiring friend of yours. Lemme see if I can help with a few quotes... Let's see...
"It's good for a man to work. I believe in work. You take a man that works, and there you've got a man that... uh... mmmm..."
"My father hates his job."
"Well Barn, I always said that there might come a day when I'd be movin' on."
"Yeah, but I didn't know you were talkin' about QUITTIN', I just thought you meant DYIN'!"
Hope those help some, bud.

Hey to Flora! Please, please, PLEEEEEEASE say you're comin' to Mayberry Days this year! Are ya? PLEASE? I've missed you EVERYTIME now, 'cause either you're there when I ain't, or I'm there when you ain't, and I'd like just ONCE for both of us to be there at the same time! :-)

I'll see ya.
*Rafe Hollister
"Well if it's for me, it's fine, I've got fat wrists."

June 28, 2001 - Msg 984: Idelle, how about when Andy is talking about taking some time off and he says "yeah, that's what I'm gona do: sit back, take it easy and read the geographics!" I'm not sure if I got that quote exactly right (Rafe would know). I'll keep thinking. - Hazel

June 28, 2001 - Msg 985: "Watch out, I'm gona rock forward"

- Hazel

June 28, 2001 - Msg 986: Early rain this mornin'; started way before first light. It's nice to sit here for a while and listen to it come down.

June 28, 2001 - Msg 987: Oh, Idelle, I just thought of another one. The lecture Barney gives Gomer in "A date for Gomer". "During our lifetimes we go down many roads. Long roads and short roads..." (I can't remember the rest of it). - Hazel
Now I'm off to work.

June 28, 2001 - Msg 988: RIP-Jack Lemmon, another great actor, age 76, who died from complications from cancer. Last week Carroll O'Connor and now Jack Lemmon, not to long ago, Walter Matthou (cannot remember correct spelling.)
Miss Ellie

June 28, 2001 - Msg 989: Hello Friends! Has anyone seen ~Des~ around here lately? Anyone gotten any e-mail from her? It aint like her to stay away like this. If anyone hears from her. Tell her, her Buddy Junior was asking about her. I'm worried! Thanks friends.

Briscoe Darling Jr.

June 28, 2001 - Msg 990: Good afternoon porch. . .just dropping by before I do a little gardening. Have a nice afternoon friends.

June 28, 2001 - Msg 991: Hey Homemaker. Ya got any veggies in that garden? I went kinda krazy this year with mine. Don't know what I'm gonna do with all the sweet corn I planted.


June 28, 2001 - Msg 992: Hey Asa, sweet corn sure would go good with fresh green beans, taters and a big slab of cornbread smothered in butter. Don't forget to add slices of juicy, ripe tomaters. A meal fit for the Darling Brothers. Makes my mouth water thinkin' about it. Have a good evening everyone.
Mrs. Von Roeder

June 28, 2001 - Msg 993: Yum! Please invite me when you fix that dinner, Mrs. Von Roeder. Those are all my favorites. If Asa brings the corn, I'll bring the tomaters. I think Ill have plenty this year. - Hazel


June 28, 2001 - Msg 994: Hey Porchters! Thank you RAFE and Hazel and Mrs V for your help! (I was going to use the word as*istance but the censor got me....wow!) I'll be putting those in the pile I have to see if I can match up photo's to go with em. Feel free to keep em coming if you think of anymore.

I was watching the ESPN homerun contest for 2001 and it came down to Palmeiro and Conseco. Oooh Wee those boys can hit!!

Of course, they probably trained for their medals the way Barney did.

ANDY: "Whats a matter Barn, too many green apples?" (I crack myself up! LOL)

June 28, 2001 - Msg 995: I got a garden, you got a garden, all God's chillun' got a garden.

June 29, 2001 - Msg 996: Good morning porch! Well most of my garden got washed out with the May/June flash floods so I am trying to save the 'mater plants. Oh well, at least the family garden will have the corn I need to put up for winter.

Looks like a hot and muggy day on this end of the porch.

Asa, Hazel, and Mrs. V - we could make one good Sunday dinner like Aunt Bea. . .my daddy's got the chickens to fry! Yum Yum!

June 29, 2001 - Msg 997: It sounds like we got us the makings fer a great picnic. Who's bringing the soda pop?


June 29, 2001 - Msg 998: Need some hommade ice cream too. . . .

June 29, 2001 - Msg 999: I'll bring 150 lbs. of tough boob.

June 29, 2001 - Msg 1000: I sure would like to post. Just testing to see if this works...

June 29, 2001 - Msg 1001: I sure would like to post. Just testing to see if this works...

June 29, 2001 - Msg 1002: Eatin' speaks louder than words!
Nite Porch,

June 29, 2001 - Msg 1003: Hi, this is my first visit to the porch. Maybe I could sell some "worthless junk" here.Who needs a pineapple peeler? How about a large watch, large because there's alot of things in there. It would go well with your suit and shoes, like a symphony!

newton monroe

June 30, 2001 - Msg 1004: Got any fur collars Mr Monroe??


June 30, 2001 - Msg 1005:
"I saw Emma Brand this mornin' over to the drug store. She says she's feelin' poorly again and was gettin' a new order of her pills from Ellie."
"Sorry to hear she's ailin'. Maybe we should go by and check on her later. She's such a good soul"
"But, Ange, them pills ain't nothin' but sugar pills. They don't do nothin' for her."
"Why sure they do, Barn, they make her better 'cause she thinks they work. Bless her heart."
"Bless her heart."

June 30, 2001 - Msg 1006: Good morning friends! The following post is from ~Des~.

"Hi, guys! I've missed you. About a month ago I didn't unplug during a storm
and blew my mother board figure. My computer has been in the shop for a month
of Sundays. (Literally!) I borrowed my kids' old AST (which is my old
computer - the one I used when I first came to the Porch in Sept. of '96 -
soooo long ago....) and installed AOL temporarily until I can get my *real*
computer back! I've tried for weeks to post here, but this old Web-O-Matic
(lol) won't let me for some reason, so I'm asking Junior to please pass this
on for me. If anyone has mailed me at my satx.rr.com address, rest easy
I'll get it eventually, but can't access it right now.
Anyway, I've missed y'all and hope to be back online FOR REAL (lol) soon. I
was reading the messages and saw some names from the old Porch, which made me
very happy! Can't wait to be able to yak at y'all again.
RIP, Carroll O'Connor. We loved you so much. My mom is still in mourning; he
was like a family member. Thank you again Miss Ellie for directing me to his
website eons ago. I used to love to read the messages. Was always too scared
to post, though. He can (oops, COULD - can't quite grasp that just yet) be
RIP, Jack Lemmon. You were one of the best ever.
Love to everyone, and I miss you guys SO MUCH!! ~Dež~"

Have a Mayberry Day friends. I'm off to the mountains.

Briscoe Darling Jr.