Columns
151 results total, viewing 31 - 40
This past weekend our church celebrated our pastor’s thirtieth year of service to the church. On the same day, our family replaced a refrigerator that was nearly twenty years old. The day before, a neighbor friend of ours commented about how my husband and I were meant for each other. After nearly twenty-five years more
The new owner of the thicket’s general store has “hit the ground running” on her promise to introduce changes, one of ‘em featuring “bait and grab.” (When dealing with clientele like my 104-year-old Uncle Mort, grabbing is easier than switching.) more
“Wake the neighbors! Get the word out! Come on, crank up the music, climb a mountain and shout! This is life we’ve been given, made to be lived out … so live out loud.” +++ more
Every weekend when I sit down to write my article for this column, I write about something that has been going on in my life or something that’s been on my mind that week. If I’m drawing a blank or just need to be entertained, I ask my family what they think I ought to write about. Sometimes their suggestions jog a memory or spur a thought that morphs into a great article, but other times more
I face Old Glory, hand over heart, extending respect to educators wherever they serve, and at whatever “frazzle” level they are. Hopefully, their heads are above water in the “tides of March,” or victims of “ides” attributed to the same month. Some are smiling at the prospect of spring break coming soon. And there are sniffles from the noses of others who have just finished this respite. Reality sets in as countdowns begin toward the school year’s end. more
“Wake the neighbors! Get the word out! Come on, crank up the music, climb a mountain and shout! This is life we’ve been given, made to be lived out … so live out loud.” +++ Our … more
A couple weeks ago my sweet husband’s truck was rear-ended. While sitting at a red light in a nearby town, he was hit by a driver who never stopped for the intersection. Fortunately they were … more
When folks strive greatly to take from life what matters most--learning along the way that it’s mostly about giving--phrases like “giant strides” or “standing tall” come into play. It seems … more
“Wake the neighbors! Get the word out! Come on, crank up the music, climb a mountain and shout! This is life we’ve been given, made to be lived out … so live out loud.” +++ more
Some school years seem to pass by like a rushing wind, so fast that you hardly feel like it’s begun before it is over. This year has been one of those fast-moving, lightening quick ones. My personal life has been chock-full of busy, crazy stuff so that’s probably at least partly why it’s felt like it has passed quickly. more
« Prev | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 16 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past year.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.