Category Archives: 2018

The Old Man and the C

                                                       A Parable of Purpose Cephas Jackson was deep in South Georgia, driving down … Continue reading

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We Are What We Eat

There’s an old saying that, “We are what we eat.”  It sounds logical if it’s said with conviction.  It seems a bit humorous if spoken with a smile.  I decided to test that adage by examining some of my favorite … Continue reading

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Kissing a Pig

In the fall of 2009, the Dooly County Livestock Association invited me to kiss a pig.  It was for a club fundraiser that was going to be held during the Big Pig Jig, the annual State of Georgia Barbeque Championship … Continue reading

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A Moment of Silence

“A story doesn’t have to be factual to be true.”  Andy Irwin, American storyteller. Arlo and I were fishing for bream on the banks of Wishful Creek not long ago.  We had a pretty good string of fish, but Arlo, … Continue reading

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A Greatly Blessed Life

Mr. Charles Speight was born in Unadilla, Georgia, on April 2, 1922.  He seems much younger than the 96th birthday he is about to celebrate.  I asked him the secret to longevity.  He told me, “Not dying.”  His answer came … Continue reading

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Remembering Names

I used to be pretty good at calling people by name.  I’m finding, however, that with each birthday I celebrate it becomes more of a challenge.  It is, therefore, a rare pleasure when I quickly put a name with a … Continue reading

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Clouds

When I was a small child I enjoyed looking at clouds, searching their numberless shapes for something familiar. I saw a lot of dogs, but maybe that’s what I was looking for. I would view the sky from various angles, … Continue reading

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