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Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,We are now officially in the Christmas season. We have gone through a year where so much has been turned upside down. Now we come to this blessed time … more
December is a wonderful month. I love Jesus and I love Christmas. I celebrate all month long and this will be my 77th one. The Christmas songs in the air bring back all kinds of memories. The … more
On a scale of one to ten, how would you score yourself on how much “wonder” you have in your life?Do you live a life of wonder? When is the last time you truly had wonder in your life? Or … more
Toni:Last week you wrote about how the MOON (Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice) rule affects “Original Medicare”. My husband has enrolled in a Medicare Advantage HMO and I am … more
As we begin the holiday season, a time of thanksgiving for many, even in the midst of trepidation and gloom, thoughtful people will look ahead. Choices regarding college attendance in the spring are … more
As I drive through the city streets and communities of Pampa (Gray County) Texas to behold the seasonal decor with strategically strewn lights all about, I cannot help but reflect on a sacred … more
Hey Taylor - How does anyone survive Christmas without taking on debt? I’m trying to find bargain gifts and cheap travel and still see money just flying out the window. - NickHey Nick - If you … more
The holiday season is upon us, and with it, the opportunity to shop small at local businesses here in Pampa.But what are the benefits of shopping small? And why should we put shopping local on our … more
Many lessons awaited a baby born in 1935 on a dry land farm in West Texas’ Tom Green County. Jimmie Royce Keeling calls all of them “blessings.”That’s how he has sized up life … more
If you have never been knocked out, you don’t know what you are missing! It’s like instantaneous sleep ... one second, you are standing there doing whatever and the next second, you are … more
President Franklin Roosevelt in his first inaugural address in the depths of the depression of 1932 told our nation, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”Fear is a very … more
Originally published April 13, 2015, and modified for another look.Universities and the people and organizations that support them require the exercise of free will that promotes personal and shared … more
Spider-Man has superhuman strength, speed, agility, stamina, coordination and endurance -- all while wearing a mask that completely covers his nose and mouth. Now, that may seem to confirm his unique … more
Hi Taylor: My son graduates from high school in a few months and I’m trying to figure out the right advice to give. Going out on your own is never easy, and it’s especially hard these … more
2020 has been a tough year, to say the least; we have all had our struggles. Thankfully, there is light at the end of the tunnel. Two drug companies are bringing COVID-19 vaccines to market soon. The … more
If you’re like most people, your anxiety level has gone up lately -- perhaps way up. And chances are, you’ve seen what social media is advocating as a solution: #stressbaking -- with … more
It is tempting--ever so tempting--to claim authorship of the headline introducing a column written a dozen years ago.To make such a claim, however, wouldn’t set well with my conscience, even if … more
This is the third in a series of articles where I communicate how things are going with our community. I am writing this article on the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday break. Thanksgiving always … more
It was 400 years ago on November 19, 1620 when a group from England called Pilgrims, after a long journey across the Atlantic Ocean, first sighted land in what was later to become Cape Cod, … more
My dad, bless his heart, would get me up at 5 a.m. every Sunday morning and we would drive downtown and load up the papers, and then sit in the car while we rolled them. He would drive me to my route … more
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