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A Picture of Faith

I’ve been thinking lately about some pictures related to faith which I’ve seen over the years. Some were framed and displayed on furniture or walls. Others were imprinted only on the canvas of my memory. Most are dated, but one … Continue reading

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Puppy Love

Several decades ago, one of my hobbies was songwriting. My small collection is aptly titled “Songs You Won’t Hear on the Radio.” Most had a country flavor with a touch of humor, the kind of novelty recordings which Ray Stevens, … Continue reading

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Daylight Savings Time

Governor Brian Kemp signed legislation in April to make Daylight Savings Time permanent in Georgia. Federal action, however, is now required for implementation. One of my regular readers suggested I encourage our elected officials in Washington, D.C. to get busy … Continue reading

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Buried Treasure

I’ve always thought it would be thrilling to find buried treasure. The odds of unearthing a concealed cache, however, are markedly slim. That’s why I’ve never been inspired to do any serious digging. Confucius was right – “Man who seeks … Continue reading

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Kinfolk

Kinfolk, a word commonly employed during my youth, is seldom heard in conversations of today. I don’t guess it matters when an old term slides gently toward obscurity, but that one landed on a soft spot in my heart a … Continue reading

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Three Station TV – Part 3

This will probably be my last column about TV shows from childhood unless something later begs to be addressed. Walter Cronkite and Andy Griffith were mentioned in the first two articles. Today I’ll try to wrap things up with a … Continue reading

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Three Station TV – Part 2

It’s hard to know where to begin when exploring lessons from television shows of my childhood. I was born in 1952. Middle income families in our part of rural Georgia had one black and white TV which got three channels. … Continue reading

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Three Station TV

Sometimes I think we were better off when there were only three television channels to choose from. It’s possible, though, I’ve been seduced by the sirens of bygone days. Nostalgia has a way of enhancing old memories. Like southern tea, … Continue reading

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Throwing Rocks

“I threw a rock into the air, tossed with very little care. It hit a limb I did not see, conked my wife who then conked me.” If you think that’s bad poetry, you should have seen the original version. … Continue reading

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The Road to Auburn

“How far is it to Auburn?” I asked my friend Cletus. “That’s hard to say,” he replied. “Depends on where you leave from.” Jane and I were heading to Alabama the next day, so I asked Cletus about the trip, … Continue reading

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