Month: May 2019

Language is Everything

Language is Beauty – words, rhythm, turns of phrase. Language is deathless – once written, it can be seen forever, uncensored like thoughts and spoken words. Language has a beat and singers sing to it, drummers drum to it, audiences enjoy it.… ...

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You Might be a Redneck If… Jeff Foxworthy lives on

TIPS FROM THE REDNECK BOOK OF MANNERS
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Never take a beer to a job interview.
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Always identify people in your yard before shooting at them.
3.
It’s considered poor taste to take a cooler to church.
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If you have to vacuum the bed, it is time to change the sheets.
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Allergies, Aroma, Busyness, and Bees

As we’ve accelerated the sate-myself vibe – through ‘Starbucks Nation’ to ‘Food Network’ celebrity chefs’ opening their own dining venues – I’ve been one of the left-behinds. I can’t become part of these Millenial trends because… I have allergies. Sadly, I have no sense of scent.… ...

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Bansky is alive and well in Bethlehem

We recently went to the Holy Lands, visiting many ancient, glorified sites. Each was spectacular, filled with the Holy Spirit, and a delight – despite the near-daily drenching rain. No, God did not command the skies to clear for our visit.… ...

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Language has Power and that’s Why I Write

The inciting question: What was an early experience where you learned that language had power… when my little sister’s first words were, “Patty did it.” Thus, we have why I write:

  •   Because I’m compelled by blood. I honor my heredity: my parents and their highly literate minds.
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