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James Montgomery’s popular Christmas hymn “Angels from the Realms of Glory” (Lutheran Service Book 367) calls not only such angels but also abiding shepherds, contemplating sages, bending … more
A person who repairs and makes shoes and boots is called a cobbler simply because they knew how to “cobble” pieces of leather together to fashion shoes. The profession was highly respected during … more
People often ask me whether good grammar is important. There’s usually a subtext to their question. It’s “Validate all the sweat and effort I’ve put into learning how to speak and write … more
When I was a kid, I had a pony. I don’t mention that a lot. People get the wrong impression: pampered rich girl prancing around a snooty stable on an English saddle. Not even close. My … more
The United States Constitution stands as a testament to the tenacity of Americans throughout history to maintain their liberties and freedoms and to ensure those unalienable rights to every American. … more
WE were watching this week as thousands of teachers and supporters rallied at the state capitol building in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Education Association, the state’s largest teacher union, was … more
As an educator, I feel blessed that I usually have the same spring break as my three daughters, which means we get to spend a week of quality time off together while my wife continues to go to work … more
Barbecuing is one of the true joys of summertime. Who hasn’t enjoyed good company, perfect weather and good food made over hot coals or a gas fire – at home, in a park, on a beach or a campsite? … more
THE MARK OF a genuine writer is being able to find “the story” no matter where you are or the circumstances surrounding it, or so I have been told. It is an easy task when you are surrounded by … more
Oh, it was all there. The traditional fare of fried chicken, banana pudding, baked beans, cold watermelon and so much more could be found this week at the Danville Cemetery Memorial Picnic. While the … more
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