If lost, you need this book

December 1, 2004 Stories of lost hunters or youths are frequent news across this great nation of ours, and some of those lost people are never found.

Tofurkey Day

November 30, 2004 This Thanksgiving, I counted my blessings while inhaling the delightful aroma of tofu turkey.

Same time next year

November 30, 2004 I'll admit I was one of those crazy people getting up an unspeakable hour just to go shopping Friday morning. I do it each year.

A row of spinning stools

November 29, 2004 There is a certain ache that settles in the pit of your stomach. That homesick feeling that overwhelms your mind and gets stuck in your throat.

Learning from others

November 26, 2004 Most of us find ourselves faced with mountains of messages via the Internet. So many times I don't have time to read them and only scan their contents.

Reasons to be thankful

November 26, 2004 How blessed we are to live in Batesville. I hope the world has lots of hometowns like ours. I find it hard to believe it has many better ones.

20 minutes of nothing

November 23, 2004 A week ago, as I sat in church and listened to the sermon with the rest of the congregation, our pastor asked us to try the unthinkable: reserving 20 minutes each day of the upcoming week to doing