A few years back, the Vagabond along with the late Jerry Jones went up to the little community of Keener, Alabama.
This little community is located a few miles Northeast of Attalla. Located between Attalla and Keener is the town of Reece City and a long-forgotten mining town community of Crudup.
Keener long ago was once known as Greenwood, and it isRead more »
On Wednesday I met Annie Dixson at Hardee’s. I hadn’t seen her for quite a while, so I sat down and we talked for a while. She was going to the “Golden Ager’s Club” so I decided I’d go by and visit them. I was a member of the club when it was organized in 1989 but stopped going afterRead more »
For the past three years, the Alabama legislature, under the leadership of the Republican Supermajority, has waged a war on public education in Alabama.
It started with cutting educators’ take-home pay. Next, the Republicans “dropped the DROP program,” though they waited until they could get their payout from it first.
This year, it started with the Accountability Act. Plenty has been saidRead more »
Rays of sunlight streaked through his bedroom window. He could tell it was going to be a beautiful day. That is, until he heard the command, “Get in here and wash these dishes!”
It was the voice of his sister. It was still early and already she had given her fourth directive.
He wondered why his parents always left his sisterRead more »
Genuine “Love” Is…
1. Long-suffering (patient)
3. Not jealous
4. Not boastful
5. Not arrogant
6. Not rude
7. Not selfish
8. Not resentful
9. Thinks no evil
10. Rejoices in truth
11. Bears all things
12. Believes all things
13. Hopes all things
14. Endures all things
A Selfish Marriage Is…
One with two takers and no givers. That creates a serious problem. A marriage needs unselfish, self-giving love,