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Babies are a sure sign of positivity and gives one a deep hearted good feeling about the future. I received such a feeling when I got to hold my great-great niece recently. My great niece and her husband live a distance away so we don’t get to see...

 

Editor's Notebook

In my early years at The Express, I wrote a story telling our readers about a Kansas businessman’s plans to open a Pizza Hut at the north edge of Superior. For me the story had special meaning as the location he picked for the new business was...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions. Q: Is it possible that hell is just a reference to the struggles of this life? A: Believers must constantly be on guard against the urge to shy away from truths that make us uncomfortable. It is...

 

Puffs

Decisions . . . Just when does it get done ? ? ? A lot of folks are making the decision to turn the furnace on at this time of year. With the temperatures dipping to the low 50s or 40s, or lower, I’ve heard a number of folks trying to decide if...

 

Love my crazy life

What a week! I feel like I have accomplished nothing! I’ve been running around like a chicken with my head cut off and making no progress with anything. Yesterday I had planned on getting the house cleaned up, and between work, errands, and my...

 

Editor's Notebook

10-14-21 Over the weekend I heard a man, who finds the current time challenging, comment he would prefer the quieter, less stressful time of the 1960s. I suspect his statement reveals his age. With the Great Depression, Dust Bowl and WWII in their...

 

Country Roads

House designers these days say having a “mud room” in the house is a must. On a farm, what some today would term as being a “mud room” could be called a “catch all room” and to all farmwives, it is a must have room. It is entered when a...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Q: How could a loving God command genocide? God told Israel to kill all of the Canaanites: men, women, and children! Part Two:   Last week we addressed this question by recalling God’s absolute authority over creation and the fact we are all...

 

Puffs

Now I’ve heard it all . . . no, I’m sure something else will come up in the future to change that statement. What I’m talking about is the latest reason the U. S. government seems to be such a condition that many, many people have lost faith in...

 

Love my crazy life

I’m happy to say Jacob is good to go! Apparently, he has angered the nerves in his forearm, and the doctor told him it would stop hurting as soon as he quits using it as a battle-ax. He gets to wear an extra pad from now on when playing football....

 

Country Roads

It’s getting to the end of the camping season and that saddens me. I know not everyone feels the same as I do about time at the lakes with a camper trailer. Years ago, when our sons were young, my husband and I thought we needed to get away from...

 

Editor's Notebook

After learning two high school mates of mine observed their 54th wedding anniversary last week, I have been wondering where the years went. It shouldn’t been a shock for I walked across the Superior Auditorium stage and received my diploma 57...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: How could a loving God command genocide? God told Israel to kill all of the Canaanites, men women and children! Part One:  The first question I would have to ask this person is whether they are...

 

Puffs

Puffs The more things change . . . the more they stay the same. I wasn’t sure how to begin this week as I just came across a couple of items from different sources I would like to tie together that might just help explain some activities of our...

 

Love my crazy life

Well, Jacob is on the injured list again, not sure how severe. I’m going to have to start selling organs to be able to pay to fix his limbs! We are working away at the money pit. I’m starting to feel like that is going to be my story for the...

 

Editor's Notebook

The woman who lives in this editor’s house is trying to tame a stray cat. When I first moved into town, a number of feral cats lived in and around a vacant and dilapidated house that was across the street and down the alley. With those cats on the...

 

Country Roads

The country roads are busy this week with the fall harvest in full swing but they are also scenic. The fall colors are appearing. Travelers can take time to enjoy the rural fall happenings. Some of the early leafing trees are beginning to show some...

 

Skip the shot, aid the liberals

Writing for the New York Times on Monday, David Leohard said, “COVID’s partisan pattern is growing more extreme. During the early months of COVID-19 vaccinations, several major demographic groups lagged in receiving shots, including Black...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: Are there prophets in the world today? A:  To “prophesy” in the Bible fundamentally means to “speak under the influence of someone or something else.” It can refer to insane babbling (I Samue...

 

Puffs

Educational . . . Reading, that is . . . Ya, I’ve always considered reading was a good way to get part of your education. Not the only way, but a good way. And, if you find something you enjoy, the education can be fun as well. I recently said I wa...

 

Love my crazy life

I’ve been burning the candle at both ends again, and this morning I felt it. This middle-aged stuff is for the birds! It feels as though I’ve been going at it non-stop for the past few weeks and crawled out of bed today on the wrong side, late,...

 

Verna Lewis

Verna Jane Lewis, 79, of Burr Oak, died Sept. 26 at Superior. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 1, at Highland Cemetery, near Northbranch. Friends may call or stop by from 4 to 8 p.m.,on Thursday at the Megrue-Price Funeral...

 

Editor's Notebook

I occasionally answer questions about Bob’s Popcorn Palace as people recall buying big bags of popcorn from the stand operated by the late Bob Oglevie. After his stand closed Bob rode his bicycle from his quarters in the Good Samaritan home at the...

 

Country Roads

Do you have your “Bucket List” written down and starting to cross things off of it? For those who haven’t heard of what a Bucket List is, it’s a list visiting places, doing things and seeing sights a person wants to do or see before they...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions Q: Is it sinful to have doubts or questions about God? If so, how can I get rid of them? A:  It is not sinful to have doubts or questions about God. There are far too many examples in Scripture of...

 

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