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Time To Throw In The Towel?

Time To Throw In The Towel?

The first day of spring is March 20. Can we keep this out until then, hoping to see, at least, a flake or two? Well, that actually describes the couple living in the house. Mine. Jeff Hackettread more »

Little White Lie, Sort Of

Little White Lie, Sort Of

Since he’s had teeth, our seven-year-old has refused to eat bread or buns. Says he doesn’t like them. Rather than a “real” hamburger or hot dog, he’ll consume the meat and goes no further than that. Until today, possibly? We baked croissants for lunch and convinced him to try one because of their “fancy-schmancy name”.…read more »

What Do You Think?

What Do You Think?

My wife purchased this plastic pumpkin decoration because she said it looks unique and lively. I said it looks moldy. What do you think? Jeff Hackettread more »

Hurricane Ian Relief Efforts

Hurricane Ian Relief Efforts

We know all too well what it’s like to deal with the aftermath of a major hurricane. If you’re able to help our friends in Florida, anything you can do would be appreciated. Baptist on Mission North Carolina is accepting donations of supplies, non-perishables, and money toward hurricane relief efforts at their local churches. You can…read more »

Kids Say The Darndest Things

Kids Say The Darndest Things

I showed our seven-year-old son this mini map of the world and asked him, “Do you know what this is?”Son: “It’s a map, Daddy.”Daddy: “A map of what?”Son: “North Carolina?”Daddy: “Nope, guess again.”Son: “Callyifornia?”Daddy: “No. It’s a map of the whole entire world!”Son (somewhat alarmed): “The whole world?!?! That looks kinda small to be the…read more »

And, Wouldn’t You Know It?

And, Wouldn’t You Know It?

Last week, I mentioned on the air my family has adopted a dog. A couple dog-loving listeners called to thank us and asked if they could see a picture of our pooch. Say hello to Chief, and thanks to the wonderful family who made him available to us, especially our kids (they’ve been inquiring about…read more »

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol Needs Your Help

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol Needs Your Help

On February 6, at 12:46 am, the State Highway Patrol responded to a reported hit and run fatal collision on US Highway 70 just east of Pender Street and 2.1 miles east of New Bern within James City. Vehicle one, a Gray (Sterling Gray) Ford Fusion (2010-2012 year model), was traveling west on US Highway…read more »

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