Latest from Jim Hicks
Jim Hicks: Starting A Conversation When It’s Below Zero . . .
Columnist Jim Hicks writes: The mild weather before this latest cold snap has made it possible for many people to get out and walk to promote their good health and keep the family dog from getting too fat.
Jim HicksMarch 03, 2022
Jim Hicks: Technology Is Changing “Courting” Methods
Columnist Jim Hicks writes: This group spends a lot of time talking about local history, and any discussion of romantic times is history for these old boys.
Jim HicksFebruary 08, 2022
Jim Hicks: Ice Fishing And Those Handy Power Tools
Columnist Jim Hicks writes: But those battery-operated tools made it possible for every amateur to mess things up by trying to do jobs better left to a professional.
Jim HicksJanuary 27, 2022
Jim Hicks: Holiday Letters You Get Around This Time Of Year . . .
Columnist Jim Hicks writes: "Our wish is that this special day if filled with the real important things of health, happiness and the true spirit of the day."
Jim HicksDecember 19, 2021
Jim Hicks: After Some Maritial Trouble, His Wife Still Missed Him . . .
Jim Hicks writes about the Prom decorating committee of the high school Junior Class in the spring of 1953. It was tradition for the Junior Class to handle the job, and that particular class was loaded with over-achievers.
Jim HicksOctober 01, 2021
Jim Hicks: ‘Whoops, We Forgot To Get Vaccinated – And Now We Are Sick’
Jim Hicks writes: We know some of the local people who are sick with the Covid Virus. A few are very sick. They all have one thing in common they decided not to get vaccinated for one reason or another.
Jim HicksSeptember 16, 2021
Jim Hicks: Yellow Leaves And Wisdom From Old Bad News . . .
Columnist Jim Hicks writes: "Everyone knows we are fast approaching the time of year when we can wake up to 14 inches of wet snow and yards full of downed tree branches. Just because it hit 90 last week is no guarantee."
Jim HicksSeptember 09, 2021
Jim Hicks: Up Here In Johnson County, You Have To Live By The ‘Buffalo Code’
Guest columnist Jim Hicks gives an update on the happenings in Buffalo.
Jim HicksJuly 29, 2021
Jim Hicks: The Cowboy Is Drinking From The Brim Of His Hat Again…
Guest columnist Jim Hicks writes about the happenings in Buffalo.
Jim HicksJuly 22, 2021
Jim Hicks: What To Do When A “Two-Holer” Is In The Passing Lane
So when Larry had the opportunity to assume ownership of two outhouses that were in fairly good shape . . . he jumped at it.
Jim HicksJuly 02, 2021
Jim Hicks: It’s Hot, But Not Hot Enough To Baptize A Cat
Columnist Jim Hicks writes: 'This is August weather!' Thats the comment we heard from under a sweat stained ball cap at the feed store this week."
Jim HicksJune 18, 2021
Jim Hicks: Memories Of A Gourmet Evening In Jackson Hole
Its good to get away from home base once in a while, and it gave us an opportunity to try some new kinds of food. We picked up one of those Whatto-do-in-Jackson books and read the list of places to eat.
Jim HicksJune 10, 2021
Jim Hicks: It Could Be Another Crowded Summer On The Bighorns
If early numbers are an indicator, this may be another record year for campers locating in just about every conceivable place on the mountain.
Jim HicksJune 03, 2021
Jim Hicks: Up Here In Johnson County, The Hills Are Turning A Beautiful Green
Guest columnist Jim Hicks writes: "It seems that every year they plan the state soccer tournament at the Polo Grounds near Bighorn, the weather includes cold winds, rain, sleet, and snow with very short breaks of sunshine."
Jim HicksMay 18, 2021
Jim Hicks: From Shirt Sleeve-warm To Shoveling Snow In 36 Hours Or Less
Columnist Jim Hicks writes: "There have been times when it snowed six inches the day the first round of Mens League Golf got underway here."
Jim HicksApril 09, 2021
Jim Hicks: And Then It Got Cold . . . And We Mean Really Cold . . .
A week ago it got cold in Buffalo. And then each day seemed to be a little colder as the low temperatures sank past the minus 20 mark.
Jim HicksFebruary 18, 2021
Jim Hicks: Another Good Reason For Keeping In Touch
When a friend asked him about being excited to see 2020 over and the start of the New Year, he quickly replied . . . at my age any new year is a great accomplishment. Pandemic or not, its a gift to be here.
Jim HicksJanuary 07, 2021
Jim Hicks: We Can Still Make Christmas 2020 Special . . .
Guest columnist Jim Hicks writes: "We will survive (Christmas 2020) and will all place a lot more value on Christmas 2021 as a result."
Jim HicksDecember 23, 2020