From One Wierd Child to Another

I don’t hunt ducks much anymore. Call me lazy, old, or just plain tired of missing those easy shots I once made with semiregularity. Whatever the reason, I don’t do a lot of waterfowling these days. Sometimes, though, I reminisce and think about it. Often, I wonder how I ever became a waterfowler in the first place. None of my […]

A gift to a woman

Quote of the day: Whatever you give a woman, she will make greater. If you give her sperm, she’ll give you a baby. If you give her a house, she’ll give you a home. If you give her groceries, she’ll give you a meal. If you give her a smile, she’ll give you her heart. She multiplies and enlarges what […]

‘A Tiny Gift’


I probably have not been the best of shopping partners with my wife during this Christmas season. As usual, we allowed time to slip up on us resulting in us doing the majority of our gift buying in the last ten days before the big celebration. But apparently we did not need to feel abnormal about our procrastination, for there […]

If You Can’t Resolve ‘Em, Perfect Last Year’s Mistakes

An old year is fading and a new year is upon us again. Each year I go kicking and screaming into the New Year, and not because I am against change. My pants pocket is full of change. I simply cannot remember to change the year on the checks I write until May. By the time, I remember the correct […]

Seeds of the sower

An old lady attended an exhibition of modern art. She gazed upon an abstract painting that puzzled her. Finally, she stopped an artist and asked, “What’s that supposed to represent?” “That’s supposed to be a mother and child,” he answered. ” Well,” snapped the old lady, “why isn’t it?” You’re supposed to be a Christian. Why aren’t you? The Living […]

Pam’s Baby Story

Recent, I read about a woman named Pam, who knows the pain of considering abortion. More than 24 years ago, she and her husband Bob were serving as missionaries to the Philippines and praying for a fifth child. Pam contracted amoebic dysentery, an infection of the intestine caused by a parasite found in contaminated food or drink. She went into […]


Angelia D. Henry Graham, age 50, died Monday, December 19, 2011. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 22, 2011 at Free Point Church of God with entombment following in Magnolia Park Mausoleum. Angelia was born on June 20, 1961 in Bangor, Maine. She was a 1979 graduate of Perry High School and was a beloved LPN […]


Rita Widner Henshaw of Albany died Monday, December 26, 2011 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany. Funeral services are incomplete at this time.


Mrs. Georgia Lane Rich, 90, of Climax passed away Saturday, December 17, 2011 at Memorial Manor Nursing Home. Funeral services were held at 11: 00 a. m. on Monday, December 19, 2011 at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Paul Medley officiating. Interment followed at Oak City Cemetery. Ivey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Laugh, it’s the Word

It doesn’t hurt to have a little Biblical humor to start the day…. Q. What kind of man was Boaz before he married Ruth? A. Ruthless. Q. What do they call pastors in Germany ? A. German Shepherds. Q. Who was the greatest financier in the Bible? A. Noah He was floating his stock while everyone else was in liquidation. […]