Al Batt

Boy sniffs out new diet

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting: “I lost three balls today.” “Where were you golfing?” “Who said anything about golf? I was bowling.” Driving by ... Read more

Batt: If you’re bored, it’s your fault

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting: “I learned to ride a horse before I could walk.” “Wow! When did you learn to walk?” “After I’d ... Read more

A Watkins addition to a historic expedition

Echoes from the Loafers Club Meeting: “This nice weather brings fond memories of the time I ran that marathon.” “I remember that. You ran only ... Read more

Keep fingers crossed about flying forks

My wife and one of her best friends, Linda Brekke of Owatonna, journeyed to Washington, D.C. Linda is a farm broadcaster on the radio and ... Read more

More Articles

  1. The longer the story, the shorter the hair
  2. Sometimes horses run faster than we can ride
  3. ‘The wreck of Edmonton Fitzgerald’ stuck in head
  4. If it hurts, then you hurt yourself
  5. Would you want your teachers armed?
  6. Best school days were spent with ‘Peter and the Wolf’
  7. Minnesota is the land of 10,000 Facebook likes
  8. Always starting on the right foot will atrophy the left
  9. Fast food tea is better than nothing
  10. Small towns have endless corners
  11. Playing the part of a good passenger
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