Category: Special Interest

Endangered Subtypes Within The Human Species

I recently came across the following data (about the number of endangered species) that was compiled by the United States Fish and Wildlife Services: Mammals (93), Birds (101), Reptiles (46), Fish (165), Clams (91), and Insects (85).

To The Coast

The 4-Runner was stuffed with a week’s supply of gear and only the dog had space to relax.

The Garden Spot: Spring Bulbs

What is a bulb? Most people refer to plants that have an underground storage structure as a bulb, but only some of the plants we commonly call bulbs are actually bulbs.

The Garden Spot: Mulching

Mulching is important for maintaining healthy plants in your landscape.

My View On The Guatemalan Refugees Caravan

Living in a small southern, rural community like Dillon does not exempt or prohibit us from being aware of the major issues and events of our times.

What Are We Coming To?

The slaying of the Jewish worshippers on this past Saturday in Pittsburgh, while they were praying in their synagogue, has greatly alarmed and awakened me to a terrible reality that we all would do well to heed.

Conflicted: Convictions, Conscience, And Culture

In writing this material for my column today has been both a challenge and a release for me due to the issues that I have had to consider and contend with within myself.

Fly Fishing For Arctic Grayling In Interior Alaska

Since my college friend Andrew Case made his move to Alaska with the Army, we had been in discussion about making a trip to visit and see the last frontier.

Dr. Dickie Cullum: A Job Well Done

For quite a few years now, October has been designated as National Clergy Observance Month. This is a time when pastors, preachers, and people of the cloth (both men and women) are commended, celebrated, and honored for the work that they do in regard to feeding God’s people with knowledge and understanding, as well as guiding and guarding them from spiritual peril and predators.

Evolving Priorities and Values of Baby Boomers

Immediately following World War II, which was won by what has come to be called our greatest generation, was a rapid growth of new babies in America.