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Writers don’t always love their words

Columnist Oh, for heaven’s sake: I was on my way to a writer’s conference to learn how to be a wordsmith. I should not be in public when I’m tired…

Al’s dreaming and I’m scheming

Columnist I meant business, and Al went for pleasure. I went to work, and Al went to look. The car show came to town. We met friends for an early…

Entitlement? What’s that all about?

Two different instances prompted this article. I read on Facebook about the “Seven Dangers to Human Virtue.” 1. Wealth without work. 2. Pleasure without conscience. 3. Knowledge without character. 4.…

It’s how rumors start: You heard it wrong

Columnist When I showed up at my women’s Bible study group, they were buzzing around about George. One of the women said, “George is dead.” Another one said, “He was…

Jake, the fashion plate of the neighborhood

Columnist I arrived at the Bible study, only to meet Jake and his master, Sam. Jake was energetic and happy. Sam said, “Jake wants to show you his stitches.” I…

Give them something to talk about

Columnist Is what people think about what they talk about? I met with my lady friends for lunch. They were busy checking their calendars for holidays. They were excited they…

Not enough bonding time

Columnist Sweet Al asked me what I was going to teach this morning in the Bible study. I said, Acts 9 and Paul’s call. Everyone has a purpose and a…

A little too much happy hour for me

David, Al’s brother, called. “Where’s Al?” “Al and Angel went to happy hour.” “Happy hour?” “You know how it is? They think they need a grape slushie every day, so…

Pagosa youth helping orphans in Uganda

Special to The PREVIEW You are invited to play Banana Rugby Friday, April 19, at 6 p.m. at Town Park. Enjoy a donation barbecue and meet Victor Kwedende, the director…

A letter from a lady who cares

Columnist First of all, the clock on the court house wall is working. Wahoo! I received an e-mail from a lady who cares. She told me I should go check…