Farmington Corner -  

a surrealistic compendium of life in the American boonies.

Part 5: Nos. 201 to 319  

All columns strictly Copyright - John Nolan

Covering the periods from May 30, 1992 to Jan. 28, 1993 and from Jan. 31, 2002 to Jan. 8,  2012, with intervening fills to come as time permits.

201 They'll just have to stand for it  

202 Breakfast of Champions

203 The Winding Path Guerillas

204 Dolphins for Perot  

205 The Emperor's Bean Supper

206 Flying saucer special edition

207 Capitalism's tangled web

208 Homeless and harassed 

209 Take a walk on the wild side

210 RIP Ramgunshoch et al

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275  The Rabbie Burns poetry contest

276  The most crucial question

277  Welcome to Farmington - now go home!

278  Record heat in Rochester

279  Continued on P. 94 (A tribute to Harold Bowden)

280  Blazing mad in the Valley of Fire

281  It's a big year in (local) politics

282  Paey the man - a life fully lived

283  No doggerelists need apply

284  A superfluity of poets 

285  Poets who matter: No 1 - Omar Khayyam

286  Poets who matter: No 2 - John Clare

287  Poets who matter: No 3 - John Keats

288  Poets who matter: No 4 - Robert Garioch

289  Poets who matter: No 5 - Walt Whitman

290  Poets who matter: No 6 - Anonymous

291  Poets who matter: No 7 - The Bible

292  Poets who matter: No 8 - Charles Bukowski

293  Poets who matter: No 9 - Algernon Swinburne

294  Poets who matter: No 10 - Robert Burns

295  For WOOOF, the Outlook is excellent

296  Chapter and verse (incl. Hugging Air)

297  In praise of older women (and men)

298  Lloyd Bentsen - so nearly vice president (of WOOOF)

299  It may be a joy to wear it

300  The year of the outrage

301  A glimpse into the future

302  Troggin'? We got it in spades

303  Post-it Notes, early and modern

304  Poets who matter: No. 11 - Alfred, Lord Tennyson

305  Poets who matter: No. 12 - Bob Dylan

306  Poets who matter: No. 13 - Percy Bysshe Shelley

307  Poets who matter: No. 14 - Walter de la Mare

308  Poets who matter: No. 15 - Matthew Arnold

309  Poets who matter: No. 16 - William Wordsworth

310  Poets who matter: No. 17 - Sir Walter Scott

311  Poets who matter: No. 18 - Robert Herrick

312  Poets who matter: No. 19 - Mr. Ramgunshoch

313  If the hat fits, share it

314  WOOOF and clock fans wagging tails

315  A bench for a man of the bench (Judge Nute)

316  See the front o' battle lour

317  Ramgunshoch's bad idea

318  Christmas trees past and present

319  The ghost of Henry Wilson

320  Henry Wilson: the sex scandal

321  Poets who matter: No. 20 - William Blake

322  Orchids good, slavery bad

323  Betty Mros - a paragon of virtue

324  Eat, drink and be merry

325  Save those bunnies - hop to it!

326  Don't even think of picking 'em

327  An eloquent equation, but does it really add up?

328  Are lilacs doomed to fade away?

329  The glamour of anagrams

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