Praying for All Who are Affected by the Hurricane

This hurricane is the most destructive to hit the panhandle of Florida since we have been recording storms. Six people have lost their lives. Currently, those of us in Virginia are being hammered by the rain brought in by the hurricane. We are praying for all of those impacted by Hurricane Michael and for those Read More

My Favorite Books and Authors, part 1

I have a list of favorite books that include the Bible, Pride and Prejudice, A Tale of Two Cities, and The Scarlet Pimpernel. I also like Rafael Sabatini who was an Italian/English author. We really don’t see his works on bookstore shelves anymore but he was a fantastic author of adventure books. The movies “Scaramouche,” Read More

A Lie vs. the Truth

The expression, “A lie can be halfway around the world before the truth has its boots own,” has been attributed to Mark Twain, Sir Winston Churchill, and Charles Haddon Spurgeon but the quote originates with Jonathan Swift who wrote (in 1710) “Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it.” Amazing how some truths can Read More

Interests and Topics

I have a wide variety of interests both in my reading and writing. I tend to be conservative and read conservative publications but I’m not afraid to read opposing viewpoints. I love logic and debate (having debated in college), word origins, grammar, and old books. I also love British cozy mysteries, British television, action movies, Read More