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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Preacher’s Corner: The Bread of Life – What Is It?

One of the strange things about us is that we have difficulty talking about what we find to be most important. And, the more...

Health Care for Everyone: There Is No Quick Fix

Most believe that everyone should be covered by health insurance.  From that point on, no one agrees about anything.  That there are huge arguments...

Dr. Dad’s Not Always Right, But He Usually Gets Close

The hallmark of a truly great newspaper column is the ability to weave the important national and international issues of our day into the...

The Recipe of the Week from The Happy Chef: Tomatoes Stuffed With Goat Cheese

By Leigh Sackett Last weekend my children made my heart leap for joy and fear as I watched them traverse the rocky and steep trails...

There – That Was a Monster . . . Wasn’t It?

Somewhere, in a forest near you, the MonsterQuest team is searching the underbrush for something abnormal, something monstrous.  Unfortunately, the likelihood of these folks...

Groundhog Update: Captivity Going Almost Famously for “Big Boy” and “Baby”

What if you were a rehabber of everything feathered and furred? What if you received two groundhogs who preferred inside to outside, and deplored...

Between A Rock and A Tree

My dad was a hard-case -  no doubt. Build a garage, dig a sewage line, whatever it was, he never hired it out; he...

Where is Your Money Going?

It is no secret that the American people are facing a very tough economic climate. Families and small businesses are cutting back on expenses. ...

Preacher’s Corner: The Bread of Life: What Is It?

When the Israelites saw it, they said to one another, “What is it?”   “For the bread of God is that which comes down from heaven...

The Miracle of Roanoke’s “Lost Boys” of Sudan

Eight years ago members of my church, Raleigh Court Presbyterian, noticed tall, lanky young black men walking along Grandin Road. Upon learning they were...