100 years ago with Charlie Miller

100 years ago with Charlie Miller

April 27, 1917Madison County Democrat — The Woman’s Society of the Baptist Church will hold a market in the church basement on April 28. (...

April 26th, 2017 |  


The apartment is taken

The apartment is taken

Just outside our back door is what’s known in our family as the apartment. It is built solidly on top of our back porch light. Every spring it i...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Gloria’s delicious Everything But The Kitchen Sink Dip

Gloria’s delicious Everything But The Kitchen Sink Dip

Easter Sunday is one of the most special days of the year to me. It is a special day to celebrate our Lord and Savior.Early on Easter Sunday morning I...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Earth Day, the climate agreement and march for science

Earth Day, the climate agreement and march for science

It’s no coincidence that Earth Day, the first anniversary of the signing of the climate agreement and the March for Science are all taking place...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Life does have its compensations — occasionally

Life does have its compensations — occasionally

At times, it seems as if there is absolutely no justice in this world, and then something wonderful happens making up for almost everything. This past...

April 20th, 2017 |  


So close — yet, so far away

So close — yet, so far away

We are almost a week removed from Resurrection Sunday, or as most refer to it, Easter. Only one week later and I would imagine that many people have a...

April 20th, 2017 |  


A wedding not to trifle with

A wedding not to trifle with

You may remember last week’s letter where I told of our plans to travel to Pennsylvania to attend a wedding where two of my cousins would be mar...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Celebrate Easter with food and family

Celebrate Easter with food and family

Did you ever think about why certain foods are tied into particular holidays? Usually, it’s either for purely practical reasons (a time limit on...

April 14th, 2017 |  


The resurrection and the life

The resurrection and the life

Jesus said in John 11:25-26 “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and bel...

April 13th, 2017 |  


The high cost of speaking your mind

The high cost of speaking your mind

One thing I have learned throughout my life is sometimes speaking your mind only gets a piece of somebody else’s mind and not the good piece.An ...

April 13th, 2017 |