Icy ducks revisited

December 20, 2007 OK, so I missed something in the report about the falling of dozens of frozen ducks at Stuttgart about 3:50 p.m. Nov. 23, 1973, just in time for Thanksgiving dinner that year.

Waste not, want some

December 18, 2007 Christmas just doesn’t seem to be Christmas without an assortment of homemade cookies, and baking cookies isn’t nearly as much fun without some family help.

Are you smarter than…

December 17, 2007 Jeff Foxworthy has a great new show called “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?” For those of you who haven’t seen it yet, the concept is quite simple.

Case of fowl weather

December 13, 2007 Dozens of frozen ducks fell from the sky during a storm that struck Stuttgart at about 3:50 p.m. Nov. 23, 1973, cementing the town’s claim as “Duck Capital of the World.”

Pills and hot brew

December 12, 2007 I recently got a dose of feeling like some kind of common criminal after I purchased some cold medication for sinus. Talk about a hassle. Rank, name and serial number were required.

Signs of aging

December 11, 2007 As a youth pastor, my kids make me feel young. Well most of the time anyway.

Changing tradition

December 11, 2007 Gary and I won’t be attending any large family gatherings this Christmas. We’ve decided it’s just too much to deal with this year.