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Balancing BFFs and SO

Balancing BFFs and SO

Why does my husband get so upset when I spend time with my girlfriends?  Can you explain why my wife comes unglued when I want to go hunting with my…

DVDs, Captain Fantastic & a Skinny Guy

DVDs, Captain Fantastic & a Skinny Guy

The Godfather gave us a DVD for Christmas.  I seem to remember lots of folks talking about DVDs when I was single and none of them had anything positive to…

The Sword of the Spirit

The Sword of the Spirit

As we know, there are many types of warfare.  Among them are: aerial warfare, amphibious warfare, biological warfare, chemical warfare, economic warfare, guerilla/terror warfare, and asymmetric warfare. In asymmetric warfare,…

The Test

The Test

I invite you to take just a moment and think about the teachers that you liked best when you were in school.  No doubt they made an impression on you…

Do You Know?

Do You Know?

Somehow, the same old question keeps circling around the Charlotte County Courthouse every few years.  This reporter wrote a column about this in 2008 after a patron asked her if…

BFF, The How’s

BFF, The How’s

Do you have a BFF?  We would all like a friend who would support us as Martina McBride’s husband supported her during her struggles with cancer by saying:  When you’re…

Wild Games, Togas & Eating Tasty Animals

Wild Games, Togas & Eating Tasty Animals

Recently we attended a Wild Game Dinner.  Of course, your first question, as well as mine, was, “Is this a dinner for wild game?”  “Will we be visiting wildlife patches…

Who Is the WORD?

Who Is the WORD?

The Biblical meaning of “Word” is expansive! However, in everyday speech, “word” refers to a verbal or written unit of a language used  in communication.  Communication may be defined as…

The Peaceable Kingdom, by Edward Hicks.  C. 1820                      

The Peaceable Kingdom, by Edward Hicks.  C. 1820                      

The Peaceable Kingdom This Bible tapestry contains many thematic threads, woven together to create one beautiful scene. Perhaps the scene itself is the Peaceable Kingdom, with its various wild and…

Neglect-A-Matics, Baby Oil and Girl Scout Cookies

Neglect-A-Matics, Baby Oil and Girl Scout Cookies

I had the newest Grand-brat for a few hours last week.  There is nothing as important as the privilege of warping small minds. I have to admit things have changed…