On Truisms

Have you ever noticed that throughout out our entire lives we tend to pick and repeat statements that seem to represent the truth as we understand it without considering the untruth that may be represented by that same statement. When I was young, I often heard my Dad and sometimes my Mom, make such a … [Read more…]

On Toward Thanksgiving!

This Thursday most Americans will enjoy the holiday we call Thanksgiving Day. A traditional event established in October 1691 when the Pilgrims celebrated their first harvest in the New World. The thanksgiving meal was then observed off and on annually until 1863 when, then President Abe Lincoln declared the last Thursday in November to be … [Read more…]

And Delilah Said…

I have a grandson who, in our southern lingo, is a “Hoss.” Just barely in his teens and already Drue is showing every sign that is going to be a tall and strong man. He is often given tasks that normally are reserved for adults, because of his strength. And nobody is surprised at what … [Read more…]