Girl Scouts, yes or no?

Girl Scouts, yes or no?

She was my neighbor, a cute little thing who interviewed me once about my favorite movie. At the time, I liked “Thelma and Louise.” And I ...

February 28th, 2020 updated: February 28th, 2020. |  


Welcome Number Nine!

Welcome Number Nine!

I was in a restaurant one afternoon last week when I received the following text message from Jeshua, “We are at the hospital. The baby is on th...

February 27th, 2020 |  


Sweet Caroline Bewitched ‘Green with Envy’

Sweet Caroline Bewitched ‘Green with Envy’

February is a turning point in the garden when it’s still cold outside but signs of spring start to come alive with sprouts of bulbs emerging fr...

February 26th, 2020 |  



Dad cooks up a flaming meal

Dad cooks up a flaming meal

There are a great many things in life that I have never heard. One is the mating call of the notorious No-No Bird (I don’t think it really exist...

February 25th, 2020 |  


Making wishes come true

Making wishes come true

A few years ago, Debbie and I took a long driving vacation out west. We thoroughly enjoy long driving trips. We see amazing sights, meet some wonderfu...

February 24th, 2020 |  


Plants need to breathe

Plants need to breathe

Plants breathe through their roots. If there’s a piece of knowledge that separates “green thumb” gardeners from the rest of us, it&#...

February 24th, 2020 |  


SJR 9 is just plain bad for West Virginia

SJR 9 is just plain bad for West Virginia

The West Virginia Senate, in an attempt to spur economic growth and attract manufacturing jobs to West Virginia, has introduced two misguided pieces o...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Do not give up on God

Do not give up on God

“Preacher, I just do not have confidence in God anymore.”It has been close to thirty years ago, but I have not forgotten the sound of pain...

February 20th, 2020 |  


A few political comments

A few political comments

As members of my family and I were discussing politics this weekend, my son Lance said, “I had never considered that.”His statement was in...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Take time to share good news

Take time to share good news

It all started on the first day of 2020. I received an e-mail from Mary Rose, and she had listed three things that were good news.She said she had: &#...

February 19th, 2020 |