Cross Words: I almost quit

Cross Words: I almost quit

It caught me off guard. I was on my way to school. Jamming to some rap. Feeling pretty good. When all of a sudden, a warning came across my dashboard:...

January 31st, 2019 |  


‘Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let it Snow!’

‘Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let it Snow!’

Some people may think I’m a little crazy, but I like snow! As long as I can remember, I have very fond memories of snow. It seems like, when we ...

January 31st, 2019 |  


Turn snow drifts into sand castles

Turn snow drifts into sand castles

Maybe it was shoveling the snow again Saturday morning, after having to move the giant drifts last weekend.Perhaps it was dealing with school delays o...

January 30th, 2019 |  



When ordinary becomes exciting

When ordinary becomes exciting

A popular quote from Henry Thoreau reads: “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”Perspective changes ever...

January 30th, 2019 |  


Joy in a 2,495-game losing streak

Joy in a 2,495-game losing streak

Born to lose.What do a goose and a meadowlark have in common? More than you think — if you are a Harlem Globetrotter fan.Reece “Goose̶...

January 29th, 2019 |  


Building trails on your property

Building trails on your property

Have you ever hiked the Appalachian Trail or one like it?One of the great pleasures is to enjoy a walk in the woods and fields without having to stumb...

January 29th, 2019 |  


Senate omnibus education bill draws attention

Senate omnibus education bill draws attention

Week three of the 60-day regular session saw the unveiling of a massive, 144-page omnibus education bill, whose release had been anticipated since the...

January 28th, 2019 |  


The need for finding your dog

The need for finding your dog

“Purchasing a dog should not be a knee-jerk reaction to what you perceive as a want…when it is the need that is important.” John Pre...

January 25th, 2019 |  


Deep-rooted soul anchor

Deep-rooted soul anchor

Home base. Everyone needs one. Even when I’m travelling with wings of steel across the landscapes speckled with the dust of a thousand stationar...

January 25th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures:

Search the Scriptures:

There is remarkably little said in the Bible about loving yourself.When such is mentioned, it tends to be as a given, an assumption that you will love...

January 24th, 2019 |