All posts by Clyde Thornhill


    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – To provide an option to the controversial Common Core Curriculum adopted by local schools, I have opened the Hog Island Community School (HICS). One of Common Core’s many failings is the replacement of...

    • Posted January 14, 2014
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Moving on from muffins

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Many in Jackson are lamenting the closing of Shades Café and the loss of menu staples such as Eggs Tomavo, delicious homemade soups and robust salads. Also gone will be the generous support...

    • Posted December 30, 2013
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Dickens of a redneck Christmas

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – After a strenuous day of Christmas shopping, I was relaxing at the trailer with a case of Budweiser, some pork rinds, and the TV clicker. I already had gifts for all my girls:...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Are hunters Nazis or Klansman?

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – After reading News&Guide editorials for the last month, I find myself in the midst of an identity crisis. Am I a Nazi or a member of the Klan? It was suggested by Todd...

    • Posted December 3, 2013
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Thornhill: Breaking yoga

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – I’m sitting in my office smoking cigarettes between shots of cheap bourbon and bad memories. Velda ran off with a sponsored snowboarder and the promise of a free Burton board. I feel empty,...

    • Posted November 19, 2013
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Hog Island Physics Require Quantum Leap

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Normal people are often intimidated by physics and quantum theory. After all, Albert Einstein’s appearance does not bolster confidence in his ability to discern universal truths. I have decided to provide an explanation...

    • Posted November 5, 2013
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Clyde strayed, only pieces found

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – In honor of “Wild” author Cheryl Strayed appearing at “Page to the Podium,” I offer a column that appeared two years ago when her book was the latest in the confused-female-finding-herself-in-nature genre. Her...

    • Posted October 22, 2013
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Slow Food, fast women

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Disheartened by the Washington D.C. car chase and shooting, I stopped by Shades with hopes that Susie would offer emotional support by way of a free day-old muffin. It was very tragic that a...

    • Posted October 8, 2013
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Milking the Frappuccino culture

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Alice, my Republican lover, wanted to meet at the new Starbucks. Personally, I miss the pre-Starbucks-Seattle-Microsoft era. You could buy a cup of coffee for fifty cents and no one even considered putting...

    • Posted September 24, 2013
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Hedging life’s real risks

    JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Blythe Winters-Paulson, vice president of ethics for Goldman Sachs, and for whom I served as a mastress, (a male mistress) spent some time at her home in Teton Pines last week. Her days...

    • Posted September 10, 2013
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