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Dan Ponder, Author at The Post-Searchlight

Dan Ponder

There is no script

It was almost 10 years after we met in Junior High School. My best friend had become my girlfriend and that day we walked across ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:15 am

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If it were all just that simple

Many things in life come in twos or threes. You never have one child get a cold. You almost never sneeze just once. I even ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Thursday, April 29, 2021 9:27 am

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Play Ball

In the past four days, I have seen five sporting events. I attended my first Auburn Softball Game which was an awesome experience even though ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 3:37 pm

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Food, Friends, Family

The tin of chocolate covered pecans came right on time, arriving around the first week of December. Some years we would open the package upon ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:54 am

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Pillow Talk

Dan”, she screamed. “The tag goes on the inside.” Of course, I know it does because she has told me so a hundred times. It ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:32 am

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And then there were none

Last week, I wrote about the loss of childhood friends and the many ways we find friendships in our lives. Sadly, this week I will ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 9:24 am

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The Seeds of Friendship

You must pass through time to understand friendship. In my life, I have had many types of friends. There were those from my childhood, then ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 10:04 am

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My biggest regret

Julius Caesar was stabbed on March 15th in the Roman Senate. Marcus Junius Brutus and Gaius Cassius Longinus led 60 conspirators in overthrowing the government ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, March 17, 2021 9:50 am

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Spring has sprung

Spring has always been my favorite season of the year. Given the challenges of the past year, the promises of the coming spring seem especially ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 12:24 pm

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Medicine and Prayer

The sports medicine clinic was widely known and on the cutting edge of the medical field as it related to athletes. On a single day ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 9:35 am

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