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Wednesday, 23 August 2017 09:21

A Path Well Trodden

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In 1953, I was five old years, living with my parents on Highway 74 west of Rockingham. That same year, my granddaddy deeded an acre of land to my parents to build their first house. At the time, the land was being used for pasture that joined my grandparent’s home…
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 09:02

A Most Refreshing Drink

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As I drove along our dirt driveway, the dust clouds swirled around the car making me really appreciate that I could close the windows and use the air conditioning. The grass crunched underfoot, and a look at the pond’s low water level confirmed what I already knew; we needed rain!
Tuesday, 22 August 2017 09:38

Bridging the Gap on National Senior Citizen Day

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On August 19, 1988, President Ronald Reagan signed Proclamation 5847, declaring August 21 as National Senior Citizens Day.
Monday, 21 August 2017 02:15

Monday Motivation - Getting to Happy

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It’s Monday, and it’s time to re-energize. The start of the week is always a time to set weekly goals, start something new, and reflect on the past. We all need some motivation from time to time, and sometimes it’s best when it comes from a complete stranger with a…
Thursday, 17 August 2017 17:28

Come, Sit a Spell at The Stand, Derby

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Come, sit a spell at The Stand at Derby (known to some as the old Derby Store), but hurry. They close from September to April. After all, it is a produce stand featuring fresh produce from Triple L Farms. Unique, it is one part produce and ice cream and three…
With all the hatred and disgust infecting the world at this time, I find it appropriate to consider the topic of love.
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 01:15

Supporting a Door-to-Door Salesman

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Many years ago, it was a common occurrence for door-to-door salesman to come knocking to try and get you to buy something you just couldn’t live without. Those items included such things as hairbrushes, liniment, vanilla flavoring and even vacuum cleaners.
Monday, 14 August 2017 08:27

In a World Full of Trends, Remain a Classic

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Keeping up with the ever-so-changing trends can often be a struggle. It's not only costly but can sometimes be a little discouraging. For example, you finally save up and decide to splurge on those new shoes that everyone has been raving about...only to realize two weeks later, that shoe style…
CONVERSATIONS OF A CHILD Children are a blessing to us in so many ways. It is interesting to watch and listen to them describe the way they view things in their innocence. One such time was when my daughter Jessica was getting ready to leave for a church function, and…
Friday, 11 August 2017 07:47

DEVOTION: Favor and Freon

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In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. -1 Thessalonians 5:18 It is mid-summer and it’s 99 degrees outside. I’ve been asked by my husband to drive his car in the next few days and get its annual inspection done so that…
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