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Thanksgiving quandary: roast turkey or lame duck

My father used to tell me anything worth doing was worth doing right the first time. If you have time to do it the second time, you have time to do it right the first time. As fathers go, he … Continue reading

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War of the Roses

WAR OF THE ROSES Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car. Billy Sunday When my husband, Donny and I first started serving at a small Baptist Church, we … Continue reading

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Too Much Turkey And Not Enough Gravy

This time of the year, my thoughts drift back to memories of my maternal grandmother. The Thanksgiving season brought all her special talents to the forefront. To me, my grandmother reigned as queen of the kitchen and functioned as the … Continue reading

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“Say It Ain’t So, Dear”

Honesty is a relative thing and with my relatives, it sometimes is not even a thing. Take Auntie, for instance. She wore such big hats, especially on Sunday, that if a breeze came by she would fly far away. Why … Continue reading

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Where Have All the Fathers Gone?

Around this time of the year, my thoughts wander back to my father. He has been gone quite a spell but his memory lingers. I often wonder what he would think of what is happening in our world today if … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Day Card Quandary

Another year has gone by and I find myself facing the same quandary I faced last year. I was hoping somehow this year would be different, but, alas, it is not. Many people complain about how fast things are changing, … Continue reading

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A wonderful chocolate fantasy

Within the confines of our blissful domicile, an ongoing controversy has all but come to an end. I like it when things are solved and I happen to be right. This time I was right. After all, if it is … Continue reading

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Oh for a memory like dear old mom’s

In growing up one of the outstanding things in my relationship with my mother had to do with her memory. She could remember everything. All I had to do was ask dear old mom and she knew the answer. She … Continue reading

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Will the Easter bunny just hop away… Please!

I am what many people refer to as a purist. Many do not understand or know what a purist is so let me explain. No, a purist is not a Puritan, although I have nothing against Puritans and lean heavily … Continue reading

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I’ll have a “red” Christmas, thank you.

The Christmas holiday season is always ablaze with beautiful colors. I find it hard to be gloomy or grumpy this time of the year. I must confess, not everybody belongs to this “Holiday Cheer Club.” It is an exclusive club … Continue reading

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New Royal Caribbean Movie: Royal Reunion — The Short Film Directed by & Starring James Brolin

 I watched an 11 minute video I thought you might like so here it is:

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