Instant Message: Paul and Barnabas disagree
We might be tempted to think that it was smooth for the early Christians as they began the ministry of the church. But we shouldn’t. We should remember that it was difficult.
Life Behind the Pine Curtain: "Show him your badge!"
A DEA officer stopped at a ranch in East Texas, and talked with an old rancher. He told the rancher, “I need to inspect your ranch for illegally grown drugs.”
Cooking with Simon: Dreaming of Fiji in Palestine
This time of year it seems like everyone – except me – is on vacation. The restaurant business doesn’t seem to be very holiday friendly, because food never stops and holidays are when people want to eat out the most.
At the Movies: Summer sequels — "Red 2" and "Wolverine"
Summer is in full swing, and that means two things — cinematic comic books and sequels. And for once, it seems the DC Comics world, even without the Chris Nolan “Batman” franchise, is edging out Marvel Comics.
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COLUMN: A dog, a deer and an uneven lawn
Millie was barking at something away off in the distance. I was mowing. I stopped to look but saw nothing. Millie always has a reason for barking, she’s good that way, but sometimes it’s Bigfoot, sometimes just leaves blowing around. I let it go and resumed mowing.
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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Heat’ entertaining in spite of itself
Type casting can be a good thing or a bad thing. From a viewer’s perspective, you get what you think you’re getting when you fork over the price of a ticket.
COOKING WITH SIMON: Fruits of labor – tomatoes vs. grapes
Lately I have been talking about how many grapes I have in the vineyard, but over the past week I’ve also had a lot of tomatoes.
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