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WEEKEND WEATHER REPORT 

Welcome to the weekend! I’m drinking coffee on a rainy morning. Folks say if you don’t like the weather in Arkansas, wait a day or so. It’s going to be different, no matter what the weather gurus say.  Our sunny … Continue reading

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SCIENCE, FOOD, AND CULTURAL TRENDS

When I was a kid, modern was all the rage. If a family had a washer, dryer, cook stove, and a refrigerator in their home, plus indoor plumbing and hot and cold running water, they were first class. I was … Continue reading

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Real Food, Real Chef, Real Delight!

My sister in the faith and my best friend throughout my years of ministry have on occasion been privileged to serve in towns near one another. I’ve watched her children grow up from babies to young women who now are … Continue reading

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Snow Alert Means Comfort Food

Snow alert! Even the prospect of rumored snow, sleet or icing causes my adoptive state of Arkansas to rush pell mell to the nearest Walmart or Kroger for bread, milk and eggs. The shelves will be bare by 3pm. Some … Continue reading

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COFFEE AND COLD MORNINGS

I turned on my heater for the first time this morning. Arkansas has finally gotten a sharp taste of the arctic winter storm that’s slammed our northern neighbors. The interior temperature of my condo was 63 F, but outside it … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING AT THE DROP OF A HAT, OR AT LEAST A NEW HAIRCUT

Some folks need big moments in their lives before they can celebrate. Others of us celebrate at the drop of a hat. I’m not sure what marks the difference between these two groups, but I can tell you a short … Continue reading

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TELLING OUR STORIES: THE SALT AND SWEET OF OUR LIVES

When I can’t get motivated to do chores, pay bills or clean house, I think, “what CAN I do that’s productive, that will get me off my duff and up and about?” I have a list of things a mile … Continue reading

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