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Bottom of the Bucket (06/30/15)

My Home Town--Part 3 (06/17/15)

My home town--Part 2 (06/16/15)

My home town--Part 1 (06/04/15) 1

Before indoor plumbing--A Table for Mom (05/06/15)

My sock darner (03/25/15) 2

Trigger Madden (03/05/15) 1

The Horse Trader (11/27/14) 1

How I became an Archaeologist (07/09/13) 3

The Tornado of 1963: My memories (06/25/13) 4

The City Farmer (02/26/13) 2

The Moon Shiner (12/28/12) 2

Learning Arithmetic (12/21/12) 4

The Old Town of Greenbriar: Part 1 (11/14/12) 1

Going to school in 1920 (10/31/12) 1

Legacy of Little River (10/17/12) 8

The way it was back then (10/03/12) 2

Relics of the Past (09/07/12) 3

My Loquacious Possessions (08/22/12) 2

My not so common cold (05/08/12) 5

Fragments of my Feeble Mind (04/25/12) 4

Forgotten Facts of History (12/10/11) 5

My Egotistical Attitude (08/13/11) 2

Widowers Lament (05/20/11) 3

These old hands (05/14/11) 9

What I Learned in High School (08/27/10) 5

Another Fragment Of My Fickle Mind (07/08/10) 3

Bees In My Bonnet (06/03/10) 3

"The Thing" (04/25/10) 6

Ignominy of - 1040 (02/20/10) 7

Capturing Oral History (01/29/10) 5

Patriotic Retirement (11/19/09) 1

What a difference a Century makes (09/29/09) 5

Lost and Found (11/18/08) 9

Fragments Of My Fickle Mind (11/14/08) 5

My Honey (10/11/08) 13

My Old Hunting Dog (09/28/08) 6

Among My Souvenirs (09/03/08) 12

Mystery Of A Stone (09/02/08) 5

Pitiful Plight of Poor Boy Paul (08/03/08) 4

My J.T.D.T. Calendar (07/18/08) 9

Podunk Pete (07/06/08) 5

The Storm Of '73 (07/01/08) 5

Introduction (06/25/08) 18

Bunyan Tales
Paul Corbin
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Paul Corbin is a 100-year-old historian, humorist, and amateur archaeologist from Advance, Mo. He grew up in the Greenbrier area west of Advance, where he attended Stepp School on the banks of Cato Slough and the Castor River, important waterways throughout his life. In an age when many area residents did not go to high school, the young Corbin made the decision to walk the five miles to Zalma, graduating in 1933. Throughout his life, he was an enterprising businessman, selling Watkins products from house to house throughout a large area - and later opening a variety store in Advance. He and his wife Geneva traveled throughout the United States, even following the route that the Lewis and Clark expedition traveled. His knowledge of Native American culture is extensive, and he has donated a sizeable collection of his artifacts to the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center and the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History in Marble Hill. Throughout the years, he has submitted articles to TBY, the North Stoddard Countian, the Ozark Mountaineer, and several other Missouri publications. He has also written two books - "Reflections in Missouri Mud," and "Fragments of my Feeble Mind." The first one is out of print.
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