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Germaphobes

By Joe Rector This world isn’t much like the one I grew up in. Oh, I know technology has made advancements that make our lives much easier. Folks now have…

Questions

By Joe Rector Philosophical moment—Life is filled with questions. Maybe the meaning of life is to ask those questions and then spend the rest of our time on this planet…

Sunburn

By Joe Rector My grandson Madden came to Knoxville during the Memorial Day weekend. He pulled off his shirt on Friday evening, and his shoulders and arms were fiery. It…

Changing Times and Conditions

By Joe Rector Nature enjoy a good laugh. If you don’t believe it, look at a platypus: half beaver and half duck. It’s also true that “man plans and God…

Honeysuckle Nectar

By Joe Rector The week brought warm weather; in fact, it was downright hot. Mother’s Day weekend found my family in the pool and cooling our heels and enjoying each…

When the lights go out

By Joe Rector The lightning streaked across the sky, thunder roared, and in an instant, the power went out. It flickered a couple of times in feeble attempts to come…

Mother Bird

By Joe Rector In the crook of the gutter at the corner of our deck, a robin worked diligently until she built her nest. Its position kept if out of…

Senior Button

By Joe Rector I stopped for a talk with my neighbor’s son, Tony Nelson, the other day. He’s only a few years younger than I am, and he and his…

Trains

By Joe Rector Unlike many people, I’ve never moved far from the place where I grew up. Mother gave us a parcel of land behind her house on which to…

Punishment II

By Joe Rector Most folks work for a living. It’s time-consuming and demanding each and every day of the work week. Some people also must put in overtime to complete…