Monthly Archives: July 2018

Song of the Bluebird

For two years during college I had a summer job at Bluebird Body Company, the well-known school bus manufacturer in Fort Valley, Georgia.  My first employment was during the summer of 1971. It was hard work but the pay was … Continue reading

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A Mighty Fine Dog

In late December of 2017 my brother, Jimmy, and I were dining at the Cordele Recreation Parlor, a place more commonly called The Pool Room.  We each were having a chili dog all the way, a bowl of Irish Stew … Continue reading

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The Green Broadman Hymnal

There were some wonderful hymns written long before the 1940 edition of The Broadman Hymnal.  Many more have been written since.  But that old green hymnal that I grew up with remains my favorite. William Cross and I began attending … Continue reading

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What America Is

  A youngster of five in his father’s lap, laughs aloud escaping his nap. He poses a question that sombers the tone. Dad knows the answer must be his alone. For a fellow just five he appears concerned, anxious, he … Continue reading

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