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Do you have Native American ancestry?

Do you have Indian blood? I once claimed I was part Indian. I am not. When I was a youngster, my fun-loving daddy, my mother ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, October 29, 2022 7:30 am

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Lots to see when traveling off the interstate

When construction was underway on an interstate highway one hot, sunny day, my husband and I chose to travel the back roads on the way ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, October 15, 2022 7:30 am

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Opal offers knowledge of the portable sawmill

A portable sawmill? As a youngster, I often visited a sawmill that was supervised by the father of one of my friends. But it was ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, October 8, 2022 7:30 am

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What a difference a “date” makes

Everything was in preparation for a Sunday afternoon wedding. The bride-to-be had been busy as bees around a beehive for weeks, taking care of business ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, October 1, 2022 7:30 am

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Follow your dreams with God’s guidance

Clint had a lifelong dream. If only he could stand before an audience and sing praises to God. But Clint stuttered. Most words that did ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, September 24, 2022 7:30 am

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Junk mail can be pleasurable sometimes

A 1957 Ford Skyliner was pictured on the cover of a catalog advertising small die-cast replicas of cars and airplanes that showed up in my ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, September 17, 2022 7:30 am

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Pondering life’s more pleasant questions

Was Bob Chippie born bob-tailed? Does Finny Finch have a sweet tooth? Are the hummingbirds mad at each other? One of the pleasures of retirement ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, September 10, 2022 7:30 am

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Learning about the South’s favorite drink

Way back in 1996 people were making and drinking sun tea when I saw an article in a newspaper that suggested it could be harmful ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, September 3, 2022 7:30 am

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Family resemblance can be fascinating

“Why there’s Christina!” my grandmother said, jumping up from her chair with outstretched arms in the waiting room of a tailor shops. Suddenly she realized ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, August 27, 2022 7:30 am

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Learn from words of a dictionary

Would you be offended if somebody called you a sexagenarian? Whoa there, no insult offended. At first glance, you might feel like it is an ... Read more

by Nina Keenam, Saturday, August 20, 2022 7:30 am

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