Was it the glow of the Northern Lights or was our cruise ship rocking along with an electrifying burst of joy? Oh, howdy-doody-mercy-daisy-great-balls-of-fire. It was the ship! From time to time, Bill and Gloria Gaither, along with the Gaither Vocal Band and other mega-talented musicians ...

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For the past several weeks, I've been picking about 8 pounds of figs a day from one tree. The second tree, bless its heart, blew over in a Gulf Coast storm. Poof! Gone with the Wind. I gave away many of the figs, then froze others ...

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Who thought we’d ever get a bit of wisdom from Star Trek? Well, all you Trekkies, that’s who.  We're very selective about the TV we watch, not because we’re great intellectuals sitting around reading and listening to symphonies, but in reality, we think most TV ...

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I’ve spent the last week teaching a table manners class to 3rd - 8th grade girls at Created for a Purpose, a creative arts camp. "As the ships go out to sea . .  I spoon my soup away from me."  Protecting their identity, yet loving ...

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 I answered the door to let my grandparents inside, and Granddaddy said, "These are the longest days." It was a strange, yet not unexpected greeting. My retired County Agent grandfather measured life by crop schedules. “Hey honey” Grandmother added as they both hugged my neck. ...

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Don't you just love a good professional writing conference? Well, you would have loved this one, even if you aren't a writer.  The Southern Christian Writer's Conference in lovely Leeds, Alabama was like coming home. Like-minded folks gathered around tables and broke out into smaller ...

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