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Our Longest Journey

The first step of any journey is usually the most difficult.  It takes us out of our comfort ...

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Antarctic Circle and Beyond

My bucket list visit to Antarctica has been around a long time.  Little did I know that this ...

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And then there was one

J. J. McCarthy felt the sting of defeat in the 2023 College Football Playoffs when the University of ...

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Ready or not, here it comes

The years go by faster and faster.  My grandfather used to tell me that and I am now ...

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We will be home for Christmas.

Writing a weekly column is a treat and a challenge at the same time.  Sometimes the words just ...

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I’ll be home for Christmas

The past few days my wife and I have enjoyed the sights and sounds of New York City.  ...

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Miss Mary’s Caramel Cake

The cake made it from Dothan to Panama City to Auburn, as my daughter, Elziabeth, made the rounds ...

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Voices

At the end of the third song, I leaned over and told my wife, “I thought we were ...

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“Why I Attend Church”

I walked into the Renew Sunday School Class five weeks after Mary Lou and I last attended. The ...

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The Butterflies are Free.

I would like to say that it started the weekend Auburn played Georgia.  You need someone to blame.  ...

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