Tag: Bill Lee

The Last Column

This is my last column.

The Family

There are at least two kinds of love, tender and tough.  Most of the time we employ the former; sometimes tough love is necessary.

Rabbit Box Trap

This is written from the point of view of a boy who had limited carpentry skills and lesser use of any blueprint design.  He had seen the box being built and simply wanted to duplicate the witnessed efforts using whatever material were available at a farm setting.

An Answered Prayer

There are those who look forward to the December 25th arrival of the Jolly Old Elf, Santa himself, while there are some who condemn the presence of this usurper of the real meaning of Christmas, the Birthday of the One True King.

Random Act Of Kindness

It was raining as we were crossing the driveway to the side door of the fast food restaurant.

The Genius Of Childhood

Children have a unique way of entertaining themselves as readers well know who have observed them at play.

Q & A

Have you ever wanted to question a statement a speaker has made, sometimes controversial, but had no practical opportunity especially when spoken from a church pulpit?

Public Schools  c. 2040  (25 years from now)

I recently wrote a column about the Hamer School c. 1930s.  Compared to schools today, it seemed third world, but for most, despite obvious shortcomings, it got the job done with some modest success.

What’s In A Name?

What’s  not to envy?  He has scores of friends, very popular, lots of interests, a physique to die for and an abundance of self confidence. What could be better?  Let me count the ways as seen from an outsider.

Not Easily Explained

There are some questions that we ask that seemingly have no answers or at least no really clear answers that are easily understood.