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Recently I made a vow to myself that I would stop telling people how old I am. I had two reasons for doing this— first, I no longer get the reaction of “You don’t look a day over 50,” and second, I feel like I might be using this age thing in order to be coddled and cosseted, and a strong fe…

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With several females making plans for a family wedding, my daughter explained the mystery of the “gut sucker.”

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Nobody seems to know who wrote this, and even though we both agree it’s kind of sad, I thank Rick for passing it along.

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As I write this week’s Church Talk, Hurricane Dorian is monopolizing the news. The storm is churning across the Caribbean toward the United States and the “cone of uncertainty” has everyone from Florida to North Carolina (and maybe even farther north) concerned.

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It’s confession time. When I’m in the car, and I’m out and about often during the week, I almost always listen to the radio.

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School starts this week! Wow! It seems only a few days ago we were celebrating the end of the school year and graduation. Time really does fly as one gets older!

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All of the workout classes have been a huge hit in the neighborhood. The activity committee has added more, and changed some times. These new classes and times started last Monday, Aug. 12.

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Someone I know was given the Wonder Bible. This battery-operated device reads God’s word to you; or at least it’s supposed to. This one however had a problem; something in the battery charging portion didn’t work so the device did not read to you. That Bible don’t work no more.

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Summertime here in Berkshire brings out the best of the best. Some of the children in our community decided to have a lemonade stand on July 8. Olivia Latham, who has always wanted a lemonade stand, asked a friend to build her a lemonade stand as a birthday present.

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As I write my column, we are having another afternoon shower. I’m thinking about all of those people in the track of tropical storm, Barry, who has his heart set on flooding out some homes and lands in Louisiana. I will keep them in my prayers and be glad that we are just getting an afternoo…

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Someone I know was given the “Wonder Bible” (As Seen On TV). This battery-operated device reads God’s Word to you; or at least it’s supposed to. This one however had a problem; something in the battery-charging portion didn’t work, so try as you might, the device did not read to you. That Bi…

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Summer is in full swing, and my garden is producing all kinds of vegetables and fruit. When we got home from California, we had piles of radishes, cucumbers, eggplants, tomatoes, cantaloupes, musk melons, green beans and yellow squash. I made some pickles and gave lots away to the neighbors.…

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July 4 marks the 243rd anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, one of the greatest documents ever written by man. Fifty-six patriots signed that document, pledging their lives, their fortunes and their sacred honor.

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During the 13 years since I began writing a column, several times I have mentioned the fact that expressing myself in this way is very good therapy.

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Thursday July 4 marks the 243rd anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, one of the greatest documents ever written by man.