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Updated Nov 20, 2014 at 12:07 PM

Well, another Thanksgiving will roll around about six days from now. That means that Christmas is a little over a month away. My, how fast the years roll by. It seems like it was only a few short weeks ago that I sat down at this computer and began reeling off some thoughts for the holiday season. In reality, I guess it actually was.

Updated Nov 20, 2014 at 11:50 AM

With a decision expected to come from Ferguson, Mo. any time now regarding the police shooting of Michael Brown, tensions are flaring up across the nation. As race relations tense up, the Missouri governor has activated the National Guard and police...

Updated Nov 13, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Age wise I am drawing closer and closer to that all too familiar Beatles tune, “When I'm 64”. On Monday I reached the age 62 milestone.

Updated Nov 6, 2014 at 12:00 PM

“Photographs and memories, Christmas cards you sent to me, all that I have are these to remember you, memories that come at night, take me to another time, back to a happier day

Updated Nov 6, 2014 at 9:12 AM

Wednesday morning, the day after Election Day, I had an interesting conversation with the manager of a business.As I paid for my things, we engaged in our usual small talk, and of course, she wanted to hear the results of our election in...

Updated Oct 30, 2014 at 12:44 PM

Not so many years ago I recall Joyce and I taking our daughter Christina and one of her friends to the movie, “Twister.” After the flick, we picked up the girls and they began to tell us just how exciting the movie was. At this point, I...

Updated Oct 23, 2014 at 3:39 PM

I read it and I still don't believe it. However, it came from the one media source that I still consider the most reliable and unbiased – The Associated Press.

Updated Oct 16, 2014 at 11:55 AM

It's been 50 years since I was in the 6th grade. I say that because that was probably the best school year I recall as a young boy growing up in the Arkansas Delta.

Updated Oct 16, 2014 at 8:55 AM

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Tuesday that he and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan have donated $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the fight against Ebola.

Updated Oct 10, 2014 at 1:09 PM

The search for justice in America’s criminal courtrooms can be a tortured journey. Everyone accused of a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty — guilty “beyond a reasonable doubt.” Those fundamental rights are well known, but are they well...

Updated Oct 9, 2014 at 3:34 PM

If you picked your profession solely for personal gain, then you probably selected it for the entirely wrong reason.

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