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Take your best shot, roll with the punches

  Columnist Do you remember Picture Day? No matter how hard you tried to look your best, those pictures still come back to haunt you. Your mother cut your bangs…

It was meant that we should meet

SUN Columnist I don’t remember the last time My Sweet Al and I stayed up past midnight, partying and bringing in the New Year. We haven’t been up to the…

Make room in your heart

The phone rang. I checked my Caller ID. I didn’t recognize the name. I thought twice about answering the phone, and then, I did. I told the caller, “I don’t…

Looking into a man’s head with a microscope

When I left home for Bible study, my sweet Al assured me he had tightened the bolt on the battery connection, and everything was working fine. He gave me instructions.…

Daisy is making Whiskey wild

My friend, the owner of Jake the dog, who wears pajamas to bed, asked when Whiskey was coming home. “Tomorrow. I dread it. I felt like Whiskey has pushed me…

God came to do business

Recently, we had the opportunity to hear Dr. Bruce Wilkinson speak at a special event in Grass Valley, Calif. It was sobering. It was fitting that the gala was not…

Sometimes the champions don’t win

I do not know how Al and I landed on the channel for the bull rider’s championship event in Las Vegas, but we did. I learned something I didn’t know…

When I hear, “It’s very expensive,” I become leery. Al’s brother called. “I’m coming up with a new TV. You can have my old one. I want it out of…

He’s a mule, he can’t help himself

I was talking to a friend this week. He used a phrase, which I hadn’t heard before. His words went off in me like a firecracker. My friend said, “The…

The hen that cackles has left the coop

Eeeeeek! “Sorry Ma’am! Sorry Ma’am! Sorry Ma’am!” A wide-eyed, 30-year-old man stood in disbelief, apologizing. In a split second, up and down the aisle of the Southwest airliner, fifty heads…