A barn with no farm

A barn with no farm

Thanks to my father-in-law a copy of the magazine “Farm & Ranch Living” arrives at our home every other month. The stories inside all ...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Terry, Kip, tornadoes & Trump

Terry, Kip, tornadoes & Trump

A little of this and that today…Remembering Terry RoushTerry Roush, a beloved teacher, friend and great Christian example to all who knew him, d...

March 6th, 2017 updated: March 6th, 2017. |  


Can Marshall school shine again?

Can Marshall school shine again?

While you will rarely find me posting anything on Facebook, I do like to troll around once in a while to see what my “friends” are up to.S...

March 3rd, 2017 |  



No child should have to go hungry

No child should have to go hungry

I’m guessing not a lot of billionaires know what it’s like to go hungry.I’m not talking about “missed a meal” or “...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


1st Amendment stronger than ever

1st Amendment stronger than ever

The First Amendment is stronger than ever, and is being exercised more freely and aggressively than at any time in our nation’s history.That may...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


A dare and a makeshift torch

A dare and a makeshift torch

Being completely sound of mind – or maybe not – I offered little resistance when some recent acquaintances led me into a cave with a plan ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Hillsboro facing decision on Paint Creek relationship

Hillsboro facing decision on Paint Creek relationship

The reason the city of Hillsboro has a contract with the Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District instead of belonging to the district as a member like eve...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


The long, cold winter

The long, cold winter

It was April, finally. The cold, polluted winter had long since come to a merciful close, and, as is customary in the arid foothills of the Qin Ling m...

February 16th, 2017 |  


The Oscars, for conservatives

The Oscars, for conservatives

“Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the first-ever Conservative Academy Awards, brought to you from the party room of Al’s Steakhouse at the...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Visits to Mt. Zion and elsewhere

Visits to Mt. Zion and elsewhere

I was in my office the other evening when my buddy Don Kelley stopped by to chat for a couple minutes. Don’s a member of a couple of tractor clu...

February 10th, 2017 |