December 5, 2007 RSS feed / Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

We choose right or wrong -

Last week felt more like spring than almost winter. We still need lots of rain to catch up with the drought, but this too shall pass. There is a reason for everything. I guess that's what the writer meant when he said for everything, be thankful. More...

Christmas, It'll Be Here Soon

Yes, it will. Christmas will be here before we know it. I have about quit shopping. I have reached the stage that I don't know what to purchase. If only there was a section for girls and one for boys and each had only one thing to buy. More...

Ebony Dots & Dashes

This year 2007 is almost gone. It is the 12th month and counting. More...

Political Cartoon

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The topten predictions for 2008

1. The Bible will still have all the answers. 2. Prayer will still work. 3. The Holy Spirit will still move. 4. God will still inhabit the praises of His people. 5. There will still be Godanointed preaching. 6. More...

The 12 Days of Christmas

1. This is one Christmas Carol that has always baffledme. 2. What in the world do leaping lords, French hens, swimming swans, and especially the partridge who won't come out of the pear tree have to do with Christmas? 3. More...

Life in the 1500s - A real education

The next time you are washing your hands and complain because the water temperature isn't just how you like it, or next time you can't findthe remote... and then think about how things used to be. More...

The Baked Bible

Several hundred years ago the people of Bohemia were forbidden to possess or to read the Bible by the Emperor of Austria, to which country Bohemia then belonged. Nevertheless, many of the people did have Bibles and refused to give them up. More...

Political Cartoon

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GOOD ADVICE ON GIVING

As the Santa Season hits high gear, two questions dominate most people's thoughts: "What will I give?" and "What will I get?" In most cases, at least in America, the answers are determined by the space available on the credit card balance. More...

Prison - Pens of the North

Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #2071

Fort Delaware was built on Pea Patch Island, a marshy island located on the Delaware River, midway between Delaware and Fort Mott, New Jersey. During the War Between the States, the six acre fort served as a prison for Confederate prisoners. More...

To all the kids who survived the 1930s, 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s!!

First, we survived being born to mothers who smoked and/or drank while they were pregnant. They took aspirin, ate blue cheese dressing, tuna from a can, and didn't get tested for diabetes. More...

The year 1907••••

This will boggle your mind, I know it did mine! The year is 1907. One hundred years ago. What a difference a century makes! Here are some of the U.S. More...

As You See It

Why are jailors allowed to drive county vehicles home? I have to drive my own vehicle to work, and they are no better than me! More...

Where to buy your USA-gas

Gas rationing in the 80s worked even though we grumbled about it. It might even be good for us! "The Saudis are boycotting American goods." We should return the favor. An interesting thought is to boycott their gas. More...

Grandparents playing 'Cowboys'

Every Saturday morning Grandpa Walter found himself baby-sitting his three grandchildren... all boys. The kids always wanted to play ''cowboys,'' and Grandpa somehow always got coaxed into the game. More...