Tag Archives: loyalty

To Bowl or not to Bowl; That is the Question

If you have been reading my blogs for a while, you know that I enjoy bowling and have been bowling every Saturday morning at 8:30 for years. Recently, when Rick Coffman, my bowling buddy, and I arrived to bowl at Liberty Lanes, … Continue reading

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A Unique Friendship

On March 25, 2009, I lost a very good friend–Bea Lewis. Bea became a housekeeper and a friend in my home. She was one of a kind. I remember that she used to bring me a breakfast sandwich every time … Continue reading

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My Wise Friend (repeat)

While teaching high school, I had the privilege of riding to and from class with my department head, Gene Beeman. Gene had been the band director at my school but, after a heart attack, he agreed to become an English … Continue reading

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Friendship

I count it a privilege to have as many friends as I have. I have not always been the kind of person who makes friends easily. However, I have improved in that trait and have become the kind of friend who … Continue reading

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My Tribute

There is a Christian song by Andree Crouch that begins with the words: “How can I say thanks for the things you have done for me? Things so undeserved, yet you give to prove your love for me.” Those words … Continue reading

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My Grammar School Sweetheart

Last week, I had a phone call from a voice from the past. When I was in elementary school at Florida Street School in Clinton, South Carolina, we were allowed to crown a king or queen on our birthdays. Although … Continue reading

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Friends at the Golden Bear

I had left my wife and home and was unsure how friends would react to my being alone. We had cultivated many friends during our twenty-plus year marriage, some of whom indicated they would remain friends and others who had … Continue reading

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