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THANKSGIVING AT THE FARM

  One of the best parts of spending nights on the farm was the feather bed and goose down comforter. The old farmhouse was heated by open fire places and a couple of coal stoves, and my grandfather would get up and get them lit well before sunrise. […]

COLLEGE FOOTBALL 2015 WEEK 12

Those of us who derive a major part of our self-esteem through the vagaries of college football, are loath to admit just how much winning or losing effects our lives. We understand that it’s a sad commentary that a grown man or women doesn’t have enough innate sense […]

DAYS OF DESTINY

In every era and in every generation there are crucial moments when a decisive decision has to be made and the consequences of that decision can changed the course of history. Many times the full impact of such a decision does not become clear at once, but in […]

FACES IN THE CROWD

  In every generation and in every society there are those who make a difference without recognition or fame. Mostly, they are just plain folks leading ordinary lives who find themselves thrust into a situation that demands courage, integrity and solid common sense. At that crucial moment these […]

DAYS OF DESTINY

In every era and in every generation there are crucial moments when a decisive decision has to be made, and the consequences of that decision can changed the course of history. Many times the full impact of such a decision does not become clear at once, but in […]

SENIOR MOMENTS

  When next you walk into your favorite coffee spot and see a table of old men deep in discussion, pause for a moment and realize, there but for the grace of God go you. My old friend Thad Kelly passed away earlier this week, and I drove […]

A TRIP TO THE FAIR

The front page of the Sunday paper headlined the opening of this year’s Lee County Fair. I’ve never been to this fair, but I assume it’s similar to every other traveling fair that comes to small town America each fall. I read the article, and my mind wandered […]