Till Is a Thang

Till Is a Thang

Till is a beneficial thang for farmers and gardeners. Tilling breaks up the top layers of soil, adding air and allowing moisture to permeate below the surface. Last summer, my friend used a rototiller while replacing my worn-out backyard sod. Boy did we need that...
“I See Dead People”

“I See Dead People”

People confess things to me. I mean sometimes stunning revelations like “I see dead people.” Yep, that’s right up there as one of the top confessions and disclosures that someone has shared with me. As a journalist and writer, I hear all sorts of eyebrow-raising...
Hey, Hay, Hay!

Hey, Hay, Hay!

Hey, hay, hay! How do you feel about hay bales? Yes, what comes to your mind when you hear the word hay? Cattle munching on the leafy legume? Halloween scarecrows stuffed with the scratchy foliage? A bedding cushion for your outdoor plants? When I think of hay, I...
Watching Over You

Watching Over You

There’s great comfort in knowing someone or many someones are watching over you. Maybe your watchful someone is a combination of your spouse, your kids, your parents, your siblings, your friends, your neighbors, your local police, the military, your doctor, your...
You Do Not Want to Miss This Movie

You Do Not Want to Miss This Movie

Movies entertain us. Movies captivate us. Some movies save people’s lives. Sound of Freedom is that film. You do not want to miss this movie. I knew little about Sound of Freedom when I recently joined friends at the theater. (I never want to know too much about a...
Be Kind and Do Good Anyway

Be Kind and Do Good Anyway

If only everyone in the world would be kind and do good anyway when we run into obstacles and obstinate people. The truth is, all of us can be unreasonable and self-centered at times. Yes . . . even you and me. Say it isn’t so! Yep. Truly an enduring and persistent...