Monthly Archives: March 2012

Help Is On Its Way

Years ago when I was the choir director at Lake Maggiore Baptist, we were confronted with a lady who sought membership in our Southern Baptist church. The reason for the dilemma was that Habiba Kroeker was a black woman married … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Racist

I was raised a racist. My parents definitely observed the rules of a racist society and taught us children to obey those rules as God’s law. When I left home and entered college, I began to challenge those teachings and … Continue reading

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Dicknedy (repeat)

Years ago when I was working in the Pinellas county office of education, a teacher friend and I were asked to publish a county school newsletter. I had recently taken a course in word processing on the TRS-80, the Radio … Continue reading

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The Civil War

With the recent tirade by Rush Limbaugh who called a law student a slut and a whore for testifying in favor of access to contraceptives, our civility reached a new low. This is not to say that Mr. Limbaugh is … Continue reading

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That’s My Book

I have very much enjoyed reading several of Ken Follett’s novels and am presently watching the made-for-TV version of “Pillars of the Earth.” I was explaining to a friend that I have some people coming over soon to watch the … Continue reading

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Partying

Although I am a Democrat, I am not one who votes party line all the time. Neither am I one of the crossover voters who hope to spoil the results of the other party’s campaign. I am one who votes … Continue reading

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Burst Day

When I become emotional about an event that has brought me happiness, I call it “having a burst.” It is, in fact, an emotional burst. It’s an emotional positive, and we need as many of those as we can get. … Continue reading

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