Updates on some friends
So, lots of folks have asked me about the Bartons and the Arnetts.
When our founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, John Adams envisioned celebrations in every city with parades, fireworks and political speeches “from one end of this continent to the other.”
Duck calls and ‘The Swan’
They’re famous for duck calls in Monroe, Louisiana, and a few blocks away lives a Christian entertainer, Dr. Dennis Swanberg. Known as “The Swan,” he has long been known for impersonations that sound every bit as “real” to listeners as the calls do to ducks.
‘The View’ in turmoil
“The View,” — love it or loathe it — is one of the stalwarts of the TV morning talk show genre. However, the panel of eclectic women has imploded over the last few months.
Some sights have me asking ‘really?’
One of the things you’ll hear over and over again if you go to enough meetings, listen to enough chatter — or read enough Facebook — is the need to clean up our city.
Being a blessing
Do you ever just look at some people and wonder, “How do they do it?”
Guest Commentary: Dr. Rick Lamb
There is an old saying that “the abuse of a harmless thing is the essence of sin.”
I am a digital immigrant. I was born into a world of rotary dial telephones and slide rules, cash registers that resembled slot machines, schools without air conditioning, encyclopedias that occupied an entire shelf in the book case and paper maps that unfolded to fill the entire front seat of the car.
Hither, thither and yawn
Honest-to-goodness columnists who write scatter-shooting accounts on miscellaneous topics often refer to such pieces as “potpourri.” This has always impressed me, since my using the word always requires a visit to Webster or Google — my predictable response to a Spell Check squiggle.
Kiss my grits!
I found an article on Yahoo News recently that really caught my attention. It seems that man in Tampa, Florida has been charged with attempted murder for hurling a scalding hot pot of grits on his neighbor during an altercation on his porch.
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