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What, Then, Is Spring?

What, Then, Is Spring?

March is the month named after Mars, the Roman god of war. Winter is about over, the snow is melting, roads become passable again, and armies can “march.” This past…

What is the purpose of life?

What is the purpose of life?

What is the purpose of life?  Some would say that gaining wealth is the overriding purpose of life– (By the way, I have never seen a hearse going down the…

Extravagant Worship

Extravagant Worship

On Palm Sunday, the church celebrates the day when Jesus entered into Jerusalem in festal procession.  Riding on a donkey, Jesus was hailed by crowds who declared him Messiah and…

Longwood Dog Walk raises funds for SPCA

Longwood Dog Walk raises funds for SPCA

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer Longwood University held its annual 5K walk this past weekend to benefit the Southside SPCA. Each year dog lovers gather on campus with their pets…

Easter Egg Hunt at Wayland Nursing and Rehabilitation

Easter Egg Hunt at Wayland Nursing and Rehabilitation

Children of all ages took part in an Easter Egg Hunt that was held at the Wayland Nursing home in Keysville on Saturday, March 19. During the event, the Easter…

Barksdale Cancer Foundation’s 7th annual bingo raises over $6,000

Barksdale Cancer Foundation’s 7th annual bingo raises over $6,000

By April Hall, Staff Writer WYLLIESBURG – The cloudy, cold first day of spring didn’t darken the spirits of Barksdale Cancer Foundation supporters as they came out in droves on…

Is Living Fun?

Is Living Fun?

When you hit the hay at the end of most days can you review your baby/toddler’s day and feel confident that he had fun?  That doesn’t mean every second had…

Your Own Worst Critic

Your Own Worst Critic

Do you respect yourself and your abilities?  An easy way to answer this question is to listen to the soundtrack you are playing about yourself.  Take a minute and listen…

Sneezing through the season

Sneezing through the season

It’s really a stretch some weeks to make a connection with the world around me and a topic for this column. I watch, I listen, I try to be impressed.…

Compost, garages and pencil pushers

Compost, garages and pencil pushers

It appears that once again I made a mistake. My bride, Management, sent me to the store to pick up lettuce and various other compost materials. I was informed that…

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