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Students of history constantly state the main reason why they dislike studying the past is due to the large number of dates and lists of dead people they must remember.

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Even if you are not a Bible-believing, God-fearing Christ follower, the apostle Paul’s encouragement to the Philippian Church is wise council for every person in every generation: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal…

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Political satire is hard under ordinary circumstances, so it’s darn near impossible in our current bonkers climate. Anything that seems heightened or outlandish is almost instantly outdated because of our government’s real-world insanity.

Throughout life there’s no escaping our unavoidable “deer in the headlights” moments; times when we’re caught off guard as either the “deer,” or the person about to careen into that poor deer. It’s then when we’re confronted with that split-second decision, occasionally with dire consequences.

To the uninitiated, a QSL card might appear to be little more than an ornate postcard. The typical QSL card is 3.5 by 5.5 inches of thick paper, and is detailed with personal information to include name, radio call-sign, and physical address. A QSL card is a written confirmation of radio com…

There is an old idiom that warns, “Give him an inch, he’ll take a mile.” It refers to making a small concession, and then the other person using it to take advantage in a much larger way. Some people live by that philosophy: as long as the other person says “yes,” keep taking.

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During the summer of 1950 farmers in Douglas County were set on regaining an important title — the number one tomato growing county in the state of Georgia! After leading the state for a few years in the production of tomatoes, Douglas County had fallen fourth in the state regarding tomato p…

I don’t put a lot of confidence in polls, but a recent NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll had an interesting finding. It found 80% of Americans feel our country is “out of control.” By political party, that included 92% of Democrats and 66% of Republicans. I suppose the two parties differ on …

Interesting concept! Just what does it mean, “Breaking the Silence?” Some parents pray for silence while others are satisfied to accept whatever that is being said as just part of the growing up process.

It was a dark and stormy night on Aug. 9, 1871 here in Douglas County. Most people were seeking shelter in their homes huddled around an oil lantern while the embers in the fireplace slowly died as raindrop after raindrop fell with hiss after hiss.

When the barriers could no longer impede the crowd, police formed a human chain to stifle the onslaught of people. In 1927, this was not a protest, but a group of enthralled fans hoping to see Charles A. Lindbergh place a wreath on a monument in Madison Square Park.

In May, 1970, our country was in turmoil, much as it is today. We were embroiled in the Vietnam War, which was widely unpopular among many of our citizens. Four students had just been killed by the National Guard on the Kent State University campus.

The following is a “virtual tour” of anywhere USA; into the daily lives of front-line healthcare professionals and their perceptions and experiences during COVID-19. They are the voices of frustration and, as surprising as it may seem, gratitude. Disclaimer: Any resemblance to a real person …