Category Archives: Second Timothy

Stay Clear of These People!

When we were kids, our parents often gave us good advice – even if we didn’t appreciate it at the time.  You know these and you may have offered them to your own children: –       Look both ways before you … Continue reading

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Neener Neener!

Social media is a wondrous thing!  With it we connect with friends long lost; discover those with shared interests; waste hours watching video of animals doing cute and funny things; and have the opportunity to share our thoughts worldwide with … Continue reading

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Tarn-ex or Hefty Bags

At the risk of sounding like an old fart, again, what’s up with the pants pulled down past the tush – STILL!? OK, lets get something clear right from the start:  I am a veteran of over a quarter of … Continue reading

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The Truth, Plain and Simple

There is a story told of a church in the rural south, which, in the midst of the civil rights struggles on the 1960’s, was perfectly and amazingly integrated.  When asked how this came about, the preacher explained it like … Continue reading

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Just the Facts Ma’am

I may not be the brightest knife in the toolshed, but I’d like to think I’m no dummy either.  Perhaps this is wishful thinking, but my mom always told me to focus on the positive . . . When I … Continue reading

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Sometimes There are No Shortcuts

I’ll admit it right up front:  I am by nature a lazy bum.  I know this because my adopted father reminded me of this throughout my childhood. Now, being a lazy bum is not always a bad thing.  It is … Continue reading

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Creating a House of Refreshment

After reading the title of this entry, you are now thinking, “Oh, no, he’s gone off the deep end and thinks he can offer advice on saloon start-ups!” Well, no, but I could offer insights for a consultant fee . … Continue reading

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Bold and Loving and Sensible

I’m writing this entry on the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech and as a white guy, I often felt I couldn’t or shouldn’t say much about the civil rights movement. Now that … Continue reading

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Achy-Breaky Tragedy

I don’t want to be another in the vast chorus of voices that bemoans the direction of Americas youth, but . . . At the time of this writing, the airwaves, social media, the blogs, and newspapers (if there is … Continue reading

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