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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.

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Johnny and his family moved to Conway in the middle of the school year and it was a hard time for him. Getting settled into a new town, a new school, wow!

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Remembering when ‘a beach day’ meant grabbing a paperback book, a bottle of cream soda and a towel, I was amazed at the necessities ready to be loaded into the car for a couple hours of sunny surf.

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What do/did you call him? Father (very formal)? Dad? Daddy? Old Man (Never; that’s disrespect)? I called mine “Pop” and it was a very respectful “Pop”. I can say that both my father and my father-in-law — though not perfect — were two of the best male role models” I have ever had, and I woul…

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By now you are all aware of The Farm family who lost their home to an unfortunate fire. With the help of many Farm residents and friends from the school, they have relocated and are trying to get their lives back on track. It is time to give a thank you to The Farm residents who came to the …

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I just got back from the Covington Lake pool grand opening. The first part of the evening it was pouring, but it finally stopped so we could grill the hotdogs and enjoy the rest of the snacks and desserts.

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What do/did you call him? Father (very formal); Dad; Daddy, the Old Man (never! That’s disrespect). I called mine “Pop” and it was a very respectful “Pop”. I can say that both my father and my father-in-law, while neither was perfect, were two of the best “male role models” of my life, and I…

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Recently, during a visit with my granddaughter Jade, she told me that she especially loved one of the pictures hanging on my wall that I had painted years ago. The artist in me was thrilled that she liked the creativity of the piece, and the grandmother in me determined that I would make sur…

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After Friday night’s windswept thunderstorm and power loss, Saturday morning’s June 1 weather was delightfully cool and sunny for Plantation Lakes’ Annual Bass Fishing Tournament. Women, men and children fished from boats or along the lake edge until 11 a.m. All 47 participants brought non-p…

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I’m glad to see that everyone is enjoying the new pool. It has been very busy this past week with lots of adults and children having a fun time. I don’t think people realized how much bigger it is compared to our previous pool. Everyone loves the zero-entry ramp, as it is easier to enter the…

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“Getting wisdom is the wisest thing you can do! And whatever else you do, develop good judgment.” (Proverbs 4:7 NLT)

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Though time has mostly forgotten it because all the people who knew it and lived it have died, it’s hard to deny — mainly due to the effect it had on Daddy throughout his life.

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Hooray — this is the last week in May, which means school will be out next week and then the week after that is vacation time. I can’t wait.

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I would hope that all members of the faith community would make it a priority to be well informed on national and international events. We are called to be in the world and to be salt and light. We cannot do that if we have no idea what’s going on.