Indians who spoke Welsh

March 24, 2005 In the 1660s, a Welsh sailor who washed ashore on North America's East Coast was able to carry on a conversation with American Indians who spoke a form of Welsh and also told of an ancestral homela

Creativity 101

March 23, 2005 Several years ago parents decided to get creative with naming their children, opting for something more unique than Billy Bob or Betty Lou.

It’s a no win situation

March 23, 2005 It is a no-winner, yet everyone seems eager to toss a dog into this hunt. Even the president of the United States has left his ranch to run after the rabbit in the hole.

‘The retail giant’

March 22, 2005 Wal-Mart really is smarter than us little people. There's no beating this store, excuse me, retail giant.

‘No hablo espanol’

March 21, 2005 It seems the more I learn about the Spanish language, the more I realize how little I know.

Matter of life and death

March 17, 2005 Tuesday night, I drove up and down a street in Cave City after dark, looking for a particular address.

Living in the promised land

March 16, 2005 The obituary of 96-year-old Verlin Jones made me recall a group of crazy young people who were in search of hell or the promised land, whichever came first.

End of the last lesson

March 15, 2005 Every time I saw Fitzhugh Spragins, he told me how much he enjoyed my writing, that he read each article I wrote. But he wasn't able to read the last story I wrote.