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Happy birthday, America! Long may the mere mention of your name bring forth hope and inspiration for others who live under tyranny and fear. I absolutely love July Fourth and am so appreciative of … more
Have you ever tried to feed the birds? Husband John and I recently placed a bird feeder in our back yard. The birds flocked to it — until the food was gone. Then we put up a bird feeder that … more
Politics last week compelled some Democratic competitors for president to heap criticism on former Vice President Joe Biden for touting his past ability as a senator to find ways to work with … more
Our fur babies can be so adorable at times. You know what I mean when I say fur babies, right? Those pets that we consider closer to us than our own family most times. A wide range of pets are … more
For the last two weeks, I watched social media in two towns erupt in either words of congratulations or words of anger over the choice of their new police chiefs. The main complaint I saw was … more
My son, Brent, called me the other day on his way home from work to let me know that he had heard a bobwhite as he was walking to his car. That distinct bird call reminded him of when he was growing … more
I love taking walks in well-maintained, lush flower gardens. I admire the blooms with their eye-catching colors and gorgeous fragrances. I stroll along and am inspired, renewed and given peace to … more
On Sunday, the Peachtree Baptist Church congregation, family, and friends welcomed the Rev. Wendy Edwards as guest pastor. She was accompanied by her husband Ray. She filled in for Pastor Gene while … more
Sitting out on my back porch earlier today, I watched the chirping birds fly across my back yard, felt the warm sun caress my arms and smelled the fresh scent of newly mowed grass. In my lap lay a … more
As I sat in church last Sunday, the preacher spoke directly to the men in the group about the responsibilities of fatherhood. One of those responsibilities was providing for your family — and that … more
Father’s Day has always been a special day for me. Mama and I had a very special relationship as I grew older, but it was my dad who was my rock in my younger days. Yes, there were times when I … more
Take a look around you. Pick out one item that you see. Pause a moment to remember when it came into your possession. Does this item hold significant meaning to you, or is it just something that … more
My son is home for the summer. I can tell because a good number of my glasses and dishes are in his room. This is an ongoing battle, and I have been losing for a long time. Judging by the visits I … more
This past Sunday, the Peachtree Baptist Church congregation, family, and friends took time to remember all the fathers in our congregation. Gifts were provided. The sanctuary flower arrangement … more
Nash County voters were recently treated to two more examples of why character matters. First, freshman Rep. James Gailliard wasted no time in recording his first “flip-flop” by changing his … more
Last Wednesday I had the privilege of attending a luncheon of the Spring Hope Seniors group at the Spring Hope Community building. I was invited to attend because there was a presenter coming who we … more
It’s pool time again! I was reminded the other day of the wonderful times spent in our backyard pool when I was growing up. Keith and I spent many happy hours each summer jumping and splashing in … more
“Daddy” is what I always called my father when I was growing up. Daddy was the sweet man who watched cartoons with us, laughing at the antics of the fox trying to get into the henhouse. Daddy was … more
There are times in our lives when we grasp at what is in front of us and run with it. Many of us are the type of people who believe only what they can see while others have the ability to look beyond … more
With Hurricane Trump come and gone, the British enjoyed celebrating the queen’s official birthday last Saturday with the elaborate spectacle, the Trooping of the Colors. Available to watch live … more
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