What goes up must always come down

What goes up must always come down

Carina Chocano wrote a timely column earlier this year entitled, “Laying Low,” her premise being that we have lost the virtue of humility ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Pushing Dad to the razor-thin edge of sanity

Pushing Dad to the razor-thin edge of sanity

If all goes according to plan — and that’s a mighty big “IF” — this weekend I will be in attendance at two high school g...

May 19th, 2017 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

CHURCH CALENDAR

May 21• Women’s Day will be observed at Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Council at 11 a.m. The Rev. Pearly Graham-Hoskins and Tab...

May 18th, 2017 |  


‘Listen to your mother’ is good advice

‘Listen to your mother’ is good advice

A longtime friend of mine says there are only two kinds of real music: Country and Western. His pun aside, there is plenty of what might be labeled &#...

May 12th, 2017 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

CHURCH CALENDAR

May 21• Women’s Day will be observed at Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Council at 11 a.m. The Rev. Pearly Graham-Hoskins and Tab...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Exorcise your history, live confidently for today

Exorcise your history, live confidently for today

On Christmas Day of last year, the German city of Augsburg ordered the evacuation of 50,000 of its citizens. It was the largest such evacuation in the...

May 5th, 2017 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

CHURCH CALENDAR

May 6— The Mt. Olive Mass Choir will be having “Joy Night” service at 6 p.m. at Mt. Olive AME Zion Church, located at 32 Mt. Olive R...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Life is short, so be quick to love

Life is short, so be quick to love

In the legendary “Cheers” sitcom of the 1980s, there is an episode where Norm (played by George Wendt) walks into the bar and is greeted b...

April 28th, 2017 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

CHURCH CALENDAR

April 29• There will be a Musical “Outbreak” Celebration at Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Council at 6:30 p.m. Several ch...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Defending the world from ourselves

Defending the world from ourselves

The contemporary environmental movement began forty-seven years ago this weekend: April 22, 1970, with the first observance of “Earth Day.”...

April 21st, 2017 |