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Half Whitt Becomes a Journalist

Half Whitt Becomes a Journalist

My imaginary boss here at the imaginary Sneezeville Sentinel sent me to a journalism class. It seems there have been some complaints from real people in the real world who…

Speak With Faith, Not With Feelings

Speak With Faith, Not With Feelings

Have you ever known someone who had a divisive personality, and was always switching loyalties back and forth?  What if that same person was sexually immoral, and proud of it?…

Stolen Watermelons, Grand-Brat Attack & Unnamed Fights Back

Stolen Watermelons, Grand-Brat Attack & Unnamed Fights Back

A few weeks ago one of my co-workers, Rose Allie, wrote about Earl’s giant watermelon in Charlotte Court House. Keeping in mind that I understand the “worker” part, co-workers may…

“New” Fries???

“New” Fries???

There’s no danger of a new career for Rose Allie; the day job will do just fine. However, she was fascinated with and had to sample the new Satisfries at…

Mommy, My Bed is Wet…Again!

Mommy, My Bed is Wet…Again!

What to do? Your child is coming up on his fourth birthday and is still not staying dry at night. You are reluctant to mention this even to your closest…

Perfect Mission—Imperfect Church

Perfect Mission—Imperfect Church

We Evangelicals often say that we are “Great Commission people.”  We take seriously Jesus’ call to evangelize the world.  Matthew 28:16-20 contains Jesus’ Great Commission to His disciples, reminding them that…

Aggravation

Aggravation

Little things, big things, many things and a few things can cause one to get aggravated. I will try to list a few things that bother folks now and then.…

A Cat With No Name, Personality Plus & Electronics Dependence

A Cat With No Name, Personality Plus & Electronics Dependence

My new little tortoiseshell calico kitten is settling in nicely. Although, unlike her dozen or so tortoiseshell predecessors who liked me and hated almost everyone else, she seems quite taken…

Bringing Some Summer into Fall

Bringing Some Summer into Fall

“Falling leaves is autumn’s way of waving goodbye to summer.” I heard that one day last week and I don’t even remember who said it, but isn’t it a lovely…

Look What a Newborn Can Do!

Look What a Newborn Can Do!

Pediatricians can explain some of the reflexes we see in newborn babies. We can even figure out some of them ourselves. An hours-old infant, when stroked on his cheek, will…