Time to follow through

Time to follow through

Many years ago my paternal grandmother asked a favor of me. I never really followed through, and since I recently stumbled across the item she asked m...

May 1st, 2019 |  


Is Dogwood the best flowering tree?

Is Dogwood the best flowering tree?

Dogwood trees are universally popular, and it’s no wonder. At this time of year they put on a spectacular show, their brilliant white blooms lig...

April 30th, 2019 |  


Gathering at the death of a goose

Gathering at the death of a goose

It was Josh who said we can usually ignore this stuff, but not when it happens at our front door.That’s where the Canada goose died Thursday eve...

April 29th, 2019 |  



Working for the Queen of Lawns

Working for the Queen of Lawns

While mowing my lawn on Sunday, I was reminded of the time in the mid-1970s when I worked at Memorial Hospital of Union County as the assistant direct...

April 29th, 2019 |  


Employee Spotlight: Community Health Workers

Employee Spotlight: Community Health Workers

In 2017, the Meigs County Health Department (MCHD) was awarded the Appalachian Regional Commission Power Grant funding via Marshall University and The...

April 27th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: The living water Jesus offers

Search the Scriptures: The living water Jesus offers

In the fourth chapter of John’s gospel, we read of an interaction that Jesus had with a certain Samaritan woman, whom Jesus met at a well whilst...

April 25th, 2019 |  


It was another vicious egg hunt

It was another vicious egg hunt

To be clear, Terry and I have never associated the meaning of Easter with the rabbits. But, we did allow egg hunts at the house for the boys. Terry wo...

April 25th, 2019 |  


A Hunger for More: God has made a way for us

A Hunger for More: God has made a way for us

The fact that times of upheaval have been visited on the earth frequently during the long story of our planet is small consolation to those destined t...

April 25th, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: ‘That Doubting Thomas’

God’s Kids Korner: ‘That Doubting Thomas’

Have you ever been told something, and you just couldn’t believe it was true? Maybe one of your friends won a huge prize in a contest or somethi...

April 25th, 2019 |  


Cross Words: Welcome to the family

Cross Words: Welcome to the family

Thursday was a special day for my family. We welcomed a new member. Not through birth. But through adoption. My amazing aunt and uncle adopted a beaut...

April 25th, 2019 |