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My mother was an English teacher and, were she alive today, she would be among those appalled at some of the grammar currently in use and generally accepted by many people. I think who and whom … more
Philippians 3:12 (ESV) “Not that I have already obtained all this (knowing Christ fully), or have already been perfected, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of … more
As a child, I remember helping my dad in our family garden. We began tilling up the soil each spring, and once the soil was ready, we ran rows for planting the seeds. This was my favorite part. As … more
In four years, I’ll be ready to take a serious look at highly progressive political candidates with bold new ideas to change the way I live. But right now, I want four years of Joe Biden in the … more
Inappropriate adult behavior at high school athletic events in North Carolina and across our country has reached epidemic proportions. When more than 2,000 high school athletic directors were … more
Being in this wonderful business of being all in everyone else’s business, I get to talk to people a lot, and even more importantly I get to hear people’s views on the world and the people in it … more
I’m so lucky to get so many cookbooks in my job. In recent months, I’ve received quite a few, including these three. If you enjoy reading cookbooks like I do, maybe you will see something here … more
As we continue our series on small microhabits of health, remember there are six key components to optimal well-being: nutrition, movement, sleep, water, mindfulness and stress management. Two … more
The world of prescriptions for our special medical needs is another one of life’s trying experiences, to say the least. Right now, as I write this on Monday morning, I am waiting for a … more
I was reading one of the big news websites this morning and came across an article about what the latest goofy thing the city of San Francisco is doing. Keep in mind, this is the city that all but … more
In previous articles we discussed different kinds of wounds and when to go to the hospital. You’ve decided you don’t need to do that, so what’s next? The first thing you should do for any … more
Sometimes we just don’t appreciate something we have until we lose it. Right now I’m thinking about high school reunions. How many have you attended or even have them available? Some of us … more
Finally, after a long, hot summer, we have been able to sit on our screened porch again. First it was a bodacious pollen season, then record temperatures to create a long spell of looking … more
This month we were again shaken by horrific shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Pain and fear has struck the hearts of the American people and the reverberations are sweeping our nation … more
In July, I reached a $600 million settlement with the credit bureau Equifax over its 2017 data breach. It was the largest ever breach of consumer data, affecting more than 5.3 million North … more
We are continuing our series on small microhabits of health that you can implement to create long-term sustainable health in your life. There are six key components to optimal well-being: nutrition, … more
I mentioned neighbor George Macon in last week’s column about how regular he is about greeting me at The Border Restaurant when a group of us have our Thursday morning breakfast group casual … more
Proverbs 29:23 (ESV) “A man’s pride will bring him low, but the humble in spirit will retain honor.” Everyone wants to be successful. Whether it’s paying off all your debt, buying a new … more
When I was a starry-eyed teenager with a few high school plays under my belt, I was sure I was headed for Broadway! I dreamed of stopping on the way to do summer stock at the Barter Theatre in … more
Mary O. Pinky Cooke sent me a belated congratulations on March 31 of this year, on my winning the 2018 Kingsdale Award presented at the Best of the Best ceremony last October. Thank you, Pinky for … more
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