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Of all things to remember!

As I was going through all the Christmas decorations in the attic a couple of days ago, I came across some things that are older that I am that my…

Christmas is…

As I visited with my son and his family recently, I was caught up in all the excitement of the jolly holiday. Because I would not be with them in…

Kindles, Pointed Disobedience & Creative Minds

My bride Management said something last night about giving me a Kendall for Christmas. I have to say I was pretty upset. Kendall happened to be one of the names…

Stealing From Everybody

What in tarnation has happened to the folks in the good old US of A? Here in Stump County we still believe in hard work, fair dealing and earning what…

The Gift of Tears

Do you ever cry when you pray? Sometimes when I’m deep in prayer, tears flow on their own.  Of course, this may happen when I’m crying out in anguish to…

Jigsaw Puzzles, Cantilevers and Only One Jackass

A couple of months ago I bought a jigsaw puzzle. How about that? I just had a glimmer of enlightenment. I just realized why they are called jigsaw puzzles. The…

A Glimpse at Christmas Past

One of the Christmas decorations I remember from childhood is perhaps not so widely used any more, and for that matter, was probably not common in many homes in the…

God’s Creation

I received the following back in February from our cousins in Kentucky and just received the same message again during the Thanksgiving week. That only means one thing and that…

I Can Do This!

We talked last week about the stressors that can accompany the Christmas holidays that follow on the heels of Thanksgiving. You learned some ways to reduce stress that may even…

Lesson from the Big Shots

Here in imaginary Stump County we’ve taken a lesson from the big shots in Rich City and Washingtown. Stump County needed some more money to put gravel on the roads,…