Monthly Archives: October 2014

Damn the Torpedoes

* This is the second of a three part Indian Summer series. As the sun crept up over the glassy green waters of Mobile Bay on August 5, 1864 ,only the seagulls were unaware that change hovered expectantly in the humid morning haze.  … Continue reading

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Indian Summer

Indian Summer should be defined as” a glorious reprieve”.  It sounds  much better than the accurate but dull, “period of unseasonably warm, dry weather occurring late in the fall”.  Nobody has to tell us that frigid conditions are waiting in the wings, summer … Continue reading

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The Crazy Train

I saw a poll on the news this morning declaring that nearly 60% of the folks polled believe that the world is going to hell in a hand basket! Yes, those were the exact words used in the poll!  While I do … Continue reading

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Ebola Guy

Like many of you, I have been watching the news and following the story of the Liberian man, Thomas Duncan. Leaving his West African country that was looking like the set of a horror movie, he was desperate enough to lie in … Continue reading

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Pulse Points

I had a dream Saturday night. Jesus took my hand and placed it on my neck, just under my jaw, where the Carotid artery carries the blood from the heart to the brain. “If the body is like a year, then the heart is … Continue reading

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Feast On

Early this summer I was working in the yard at the home of my dear friend, Elizabeth.  She had been allowing me to live in her lovely home, “house-sitting”, until I sorted myself out or got hitched.  Anyway, in preparation … Continue reading

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