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Kids of all ages learn from what we say
I was sitting in a physician’s waiting room when a young father came in with a boy about four years old. The little boy wanted to wander around but quickly climbed onto a chair when his father said in a threatening tone: “Get back up on this chair or I’ll have that nurse give you a shot.”
The courage to say and do what we must
Sometimes I write about silly things. That’s when I hope to make you smile or even laugh, a momentary distraction from the chaos. But today I muse about serious matters like life and death and faith and hope.
True tales of humor in the face of danger
Each time I watch one of those spy movies from the Cold War, I remember when my Army National Guard comrades and I tried to confound the enemy.
A loving grandmother and a life-changing promise
To go or not to go. That was the dilemma I faced as a high school senior while trying to decide if college was right for me.
Preaching profs taught life with humor
In the midst of the holiday break at local colleges, I am reminded of my own campus experiences. My favorite professors were those who always inspired and entertained us with tales of the real world.
The sartorial secrets of a fat man
In the spirit of the season of giving, I am sharing information on how a chubby man might look a bit slimmer without dieting.
The "W" in Christmas tells the real story
The following story was written and copyrighted by Candy Chand under the original title of “Christmas Love”.
Patchwork of memories from his sweetheart
Lois loved tee shirts. She didn’t think of herself as a collector but she owned dozens of the simple cotton shirts shaped like a T.
Thanksgiving fallout on personal blessings
The mailbox overflowed after my recent column on putting thanks back into Thanksgiving. Two submissions from readers in particular struck a responsive chord. I am sharing them today because of their remarkable similarities.
Mom’s Christmas lesson a great gift
Now that the holiday shopping season is underway, I am retelling this story because it is one of my favorites. It may have been my sixth grade year. The University of Kentucky Wildcat basketball team was having another great season under Coach Adolph Rupp.
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