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The Killer and the Hero

  PLEASE SUBSCRIBE AT THE UPPER RIGHT.  IT’S FREE! You will ONLY receive notifications when I post new entries to my blog   We remember anniversaries for a lot of reasons.  Most of them are good.  We…

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The Boy Outside the Fence

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Chill Out! Part 2

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Chill Out! Part 1

PLEASE SUBSCRIBE AT THE UPPER RIGHT.  IT’S FREE! You will ONLY receive notifications when I post new entries to my blog   This coming Saturday is the anniversary of a historic event.  Nine years ago, on that…


Unplanned? By Whom?

  We judge others by their actions, but we judge ourselves by our intentions. —————————————— Back when I worked at the newspaper I sometimes did more than I was paid for.  Nothing unusual there, everyone…


The News Makes the News

  Many of you know that I was sports editor for the Malden, Missouri Delta News-Citizen for about ten years.  The last three years I wrote the column, “A Different Drummer” which was the predecessor…


An Electrifying Experience

  What could possess someone who has been in a job for just a couple years and earned very little vacation time to use two weeks of that precious vacation time to go to work. …


Jolly and Her Invisible Children

  When someone has been through as much as Jolly Grace Okot has, it’s understandable that they might be a little strange. Being female in the Acholi tribe of Uganda, she and her sisters were…


Candy and the Semicolon

  Annie and I were visiting Rome, Georgia recently to celebrate our grandson Richard’s third birthday.  One of our favorite places to eat breakfast there is Huddle House.  In a town that has impressed us…