What Is Your Quality Of Life?

I have to admit, I'm not looking forward to getting old. It's not even a real goal of mine, though I haven't picked out a time to "stop" getting older. I don't aspire to be 100, now that I'm over half-way there. Perhaps it's from watching at close range as my dear friend declined, gave… Continue reading What Is Your Quality Of Life?

4 minutes that changed the world

15. True ____ False ____  An inch is a large unit of measure. The answer's obvious, isn't it? This was an actual question on a Physical Science test during my freshman year in college -- possibly a final exam, since I remember so well my agitated state of mind upon reading it. After all, it… Continue reading 4 minutes that changed the world

Where do you get your water?

We've had enough rain in the past few weeks in Mississippi until it's hard to picture anywhere on the face of the earth being short of water. Even on higher elevations, the ground squishes when you walk. But I know that's not the case everywhere. In fact, the U.S. Drought Monitor shows high-level drought conditions… Continue reading Where do you get your water?

Sunshine’s for everyone; fire’s for a few

In the Old Testament book of Deuteronomy, chapter 4, Moses recounts the acts of God in bringing the Jewish people forth out of the nation of Egypt, where they were in bondage, and creating them as a nation unto himself. In verse 19, in the context of warning them not to forget what he had… Continue reading Sunshine’s for everyone; fire’s for a few