It’s a day to remember

It’s a day to remember

Though there’s any number of things going on these days about which I might care to opine, every year about this time I think a lot about my pre...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Please, no more ‘Happy Memorial Day’ idiocy

Please, no more ‘Happy Memorial Day’ idiocy

In recent years as our once-fine country increasingly has become eroded by political correctness, there has been this big push to eliminate the phrase...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Longing for more? Slow dDown … and fast

Longing for more? Slow dDown … and fast

Longing for more? Have you ever tried going with less instead? Not too long ago, I asked my kids if they knew what it meant to fast. We tend to joke a...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Weekend in the country changed my life

Weekend in the country changed my life

I remember my first time as if it were yesterday.No, not that. I am speaking of the first time I ever experienced crème Anglaise. It was very nea...

May 19th, 2016 |  


What happened to Tough on Crime?

What happened to Tough on Crime?

Every time you pick up the newspaper or turn on a news channel, you hear about HB 2 and all the complaining on one side or the other.Politicians are a...

May 19th, 2016 |  


Where have all the real names gone?

Where have all the real names gone?

Not a day goes by that I don’t deal with children’s names at work and yet, sometimes, almost a week can pass without coming across a child...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Jeb Stuart’s new home is perfect

Jeb Stuart’s new home is perfect

Last year a Patrick County, Virginia, judge opted to remove a portrait of Confederate General J.E.B. “Jeb” Stuart from the county courthou...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Don’t forget to enjoy the day

Don’t forget to enjoy the day

Today, we have a story relating the Saturday graduation exercises at Surry Community College. Over the coming weeks we’ll have similar stories c...

May 15th, 2016 |  


‘Mayberry’ no stranger to horrific crimes

‘Mayberry’ no stranger to horrific crimes

When tragedies occur such as the Wednesday murder and robbery of an elderly woman on Franklin Street in Mount Airy, people typically react in the same...

May 14th, 2016 |  


Longing for more? Come to Jesus through His Word

Longing for more? Come to Jesus through His Word

Perhaps like the blind beggar longing to see, as I shared last Friday, are you longing for more? More love? More peace? More of an understanding of Go...

May 13th, 2016 |