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WWII Airborne Demonstration Team gets ready for Normandy

Now that the Oyster Fry is over, it’s time to look at the next big event Frederick has to offer. I spoke with a man last week who called my office to ask about the WWII Airborne Demonstration … more

It’s Oyster Fry time again!

I’m hoping you have figured out it’s Oyster Fry time in Frederick. This event which goes back 30 years in our community, is a truly great time to be in Frederick. We have so many … more

Pay attention!

Have y’all ever been asked to be on the lookout for something that should be coming your way and you just flat out missed it? I recall many years ago there were commercials on TV about … more

My Valentine

Well, I looked on the calendar for February, and it looks like that St. Valentine’s Day is here again! Now, y’all know that cowboys and rednecks and such don’t much go in for making … more

Safety in Jesus

Some things to ponder… We might want to consider avoiding riding in automobiles. It is reported they are responsible for 20 percent of all fatal accidents. And while you are at it, don’t … more

We’re here for a reason

One of my favorites…A Jesus followin’ cowboy friend of mine once lost his favorite Bible whilst he was out fixin’ fence. Some may have heard me tell this one before. He rode back to … more

On our knees

I strongly believe that standing with God should begin on our knees in prayer. Why aren’t we as believers doing our job at home, next door, across this nation, and around the world? What did … more

Frederick busy season approaches

If you have read my columns in previous weeks or looked at the press releases in the paper you’ve noticed we elected some new board members recently at the Annual Banquet. You might be … more

It’s Oyster Fry time again!

This community of ours never ceases to amaze me. Whether we are volunteering, working or caring for one another, we do it 100%. Oyster Fry Saturday was no different. But first, let me take you back a … more

Etiquette rules for concerts and other musical events

Let me just preface this column by stating that this is an opinion piece. The following advice is from my own experience attending music events either for my own children through their private music … more

The solemn mysteries of the ancient order of the deep

Soon he was seen strip[p]ed of his coat, seated on the platform with his back to the tarpaulin reservoir of water, with the grotesque barbers flourishing in the air their huge razors and … more

Avoid the splits and stand!

As we see all the things happening in this land right now, it makes one stop and think. Moral failure is becoming normal. That sad part of it is that it is legal! What is it going to take for America … more

Frederick busy season approaches

Last week I had the opportunity to visit with some out of town local residents. Let me explain! This couple lives in the Los Angeles area but owns a home in Frederick, visiting as often as possible. … more

More music lessons

When my oldest began music lessons at six-years-old, I had no idea it would turn into something that he would love for so long. Now all three of them take various music lessons and it definitely … more

Bad habits

Y’all may remember the Andy Griffith Show episode called “Housekeepers” where Aunt Bee goes away for a few days and Andy and Opie mess up the place good. Then they clean it up, but … more

The time I was almost killed by a horse

On nice days I wish I had my own horse that I could ride whenever I wanted to. That feeling goes away on days when it’s cold or hot. I always have to wait until I visit my parents and sister … more

Frederick busy season approaches

It’s already the fourth week of January and already my calendar is full of things to do. School activities, community activities and so many places to shop and eat around town leave a girl with … more

Sometimes your children surprise you

As parents, most of us probably wonder on a daily basis if we’re doing right by our children. If we’re teaching them everything they need to know to be successful adults. Sometimes, we … more

Little ones of His

Folks, this is a very serious matter to me and ought to be for all of us. I’m talkin’ about our little ones in the womb having an opportunity to live life. Yes, I am talking about … more

More flying stories

My dad was an aircraft mechanic in the Navy. He met a man who trained pilots when he was stationed at Dallas and they became great friends. This man took my dad up for flying lessons and to this day, … more
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