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What Do You See in the Mirror?

We may think a picture is worth a thousand words but the same picture does not look the same to everyone. The picture of yourself can be seen from three…

Illegal Immigrants

As you know Stump County, Virginia is an imaginary county filled with imaginary people. We are still trying to find our way into the 20th century while the rest of…

From The South

Various topics come up in this household daily, as I’m sure they do in yours, and this reporter finds things that are discussed very interesting. Consider the word “yonder”. It…

Still On Your Mark

 It can be frustrating when your sweet baby cries for no apparent reason.  You’ve changed her, held, rocked, and cuddled her.  You’ve changed her position several times and she is…

I Am the Gate

Several years ago, I helped chaperon an all-night youth lock-in at my church. Most of the activities were in the fellowship hall, but when it came time for everyone to…

Aprils Fools, Spring Cleaning and Dumb Country Boys

Today is April first. I’m told it is also April Fools Day. This really concerns me. What kind of amateur is only a fool one day a year. I always…

Be a Good Neighbor – It’s the Law

As if the government wasn’t intrusive and overbearing enough, have you ever considered that there are LAWS that govern you in your own yard? All in the name of civility…

Who is your Village?

Have you heard the old African saying phrase it takes a village to raise a child? The saying was brought to the headlines when Hilary Clinton referred to it in…

The opposite of Progress…

We keep hearing rumors that the President and Congress are planning on repealing the law of Supply and Demand. They are calling it progress. Well, we may be just dumb…

Healthy Yummy Snacking

Snacks for a young child don’t have to be crunchy, sweet, or salty to be yummy, appealing, and healthy. Be sure to use every opportunity you have to enlarge the…