‘Twas The Night Before Christmas In Mayberry

‘Twas the night before Christmas when all through the courthouse Not a creechsture was stirring, not even a loaded goat…or mouse, Barney in the back room and Otis full of booze Had just settled down for a long winter’s snooze The rifles and guns had been put up with care, In hopes that Barney would … Read more

Christmas in Mayberry

~A poem about Christmas in Mayberry and “The Andy Griffith Show”~ It’s Christmas in Mayberry, the mountains are white Opie and his friends are all filled with delight. The town is lit up, wreaths are on every door Andy whistles the carols he’s whistled before. Opie skips along Main Street to hear the Mayberry band, … Read more

Nip it in the bud!

I’ve always enjoyed newspaper comics. As a kid I would spread comic pages on the floor, lie down on my stomach, prop up with my elbows, cup my chin in my hands and enjoy the latest shenanigans of my favorite characters in such comic strips as Li’l Abner, Nancy and Sluggo, Popeye, Peanuts and Dagwood … Read more

Beloved Sheriff of Mayberry, Andy Griffith Dead at 86

Beloved actor, singer and story teller Andy Griffith passed away today at 86. Several generations have grown up watching Sheriff Andy Taylor solve small-town crime and family disputes with humor and compassion on “The Andy Griffith Show” starting in the 1960s. The popular sitcom has remained on the air since then through reruns. Much of … Read more

Actor George ‘Goober’ Lindsey Gone at 83

Actor George Lindsey, 83, who played Goober Pyle on “The Andy Griffith Show,” died today after a long illness. I was privileged to count him among my friends. George Lindsey was born December 17, 1928, in Alabama, and he died May 6, 2012 in Nashville, TN. Andy Griffith had this to say about the loss … Read more

Romance in Mayberry

Barney had a sweetheart Her name was Thelma Lou And they were fond of the duck pond Where they would sit and coo. Andy’s steady girlfriend Was Helen Crump you know, And they’d tarry in Mayberry Where couples often go. Goober’s girlfriend, Flora, Gave him a better plate Hoping no doubt he’d ask her out, … Read more

January Birthdays

Web www.christianactivities.com //–> January 2 – Walter Baldwin /Floyd the Barber #1 January 3 – Ellen Corby/Myrt Lesh January 4 – Sterling Holloway/Bert Miller Birthday January 5 – Mitch Jayne/Mitch Darling January 6 – Danny Thomas/Exec.Producer TAGS January 9 – Bob Denver/Dudley J. Wash January 10 – Maggie Peterson/Charlene Darling January 19 – Jack Prince/Rafe … Read more

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