Blackie Sherrod – arguably the best sportswriter this side of the ancient Olympic Games begun in Greece seven centuries before the birth of Christ – had a name for us. He classified us as drones and worker bees, mostly “9-to-5’ers” with little hope of ever getting ahead.
To me, “the farm” has always meant the farm where my mother grew up, one of 11 children. Every book I ever read that was set on a farm, and many other books as well, all took place in my imagination at my mother’s family farm and the surrounding woods.
The God of the Bible says of Himself, “. . . for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me, declaring the end from the beginning and from ancient times things not yet done, saying, ‘My counsel shall stand, and I will accomplish all my purpose’ . . . (Isaiah 46:9-10)
Weeks ago I started out contemplating a list of seven words that led me to some universal life truths.
Great things are going on at Lamesa ISD! Our student athletes are working very hard to compete at a very high level to achieve outstanding athletic accomplishments.
Gov. Greg Abbott has called a third special legislative session beginning Sept. 20 to deal with redistricting, to decide how to spend billions of dollars in pandemic funding from the federal government and to determine to whether state or local governments can mandate COVID-19 vaccines, as well as some pet issues of the governor that failed to pass recent sessions.
Preachers, bless ‘em, don’t have to look hard for reasons to laugh.
On this solemn day, we pause to remember the attacks on our homeland that forever changed our nation and took 2,977 American lives.
We are reaching that point in remodeling where we seriously question whether we will ever be done.
If you’re like me and (and the rest of us) you have embraced the world of emojis. You may even be an enamored habitual user. You probably have your favorites. I know I have mine.