Many Christian parents feel guilty when their children do not “turn out right,” and some of that guilt finds its root in the Bible itself. After all, Proverbs 22:6 states, “Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.”
A friend of mine once told me that she could apply music lyrics to a lot of situations in her life. I’m no music scholar, so I can safely say that that would not be my forte. But I do have my own equivalent — movie quotes.
I have had lots of questions regarding what to do about thin tall fescue pastures and hayfields. A thin stand of grass allows more weed pressure and reduces overall grass production. Thin grass stands can result in reduced stocking rates which leads to reduced animal production per acre.
Around this time last year, The “Ray Rice Incident” was one of the hottest topics across news outlets and social media. Deservingly so, Rice, seemingly overnight, lost what he built his life to acquired.
Lots is happening in the area of open government lately. In recent columns I’ve talked about legislation that would control access to police videos and about a proposed Supreme Court rule that would limit reporters’ use of electronic devices in courtrooms.
The Glade has been bubbling over with excitement for the past few days. Gladeville had the “Fish Fry Friday” down at the Glade Diner, and the Wilson County Fair opened the same evening. The almost world famous Glade Diner is about to become more famous. They are getting a visit from the one and only television’s Food Channel. Yes that’s right folks, they are going nation wide with those “secret recipe hush puppies.
Many of you dads out there will be teaching your son or daughter how to drive this summer. Your child will be anxious to exercise what teens believe is their God-given right to commandeer 2,000 pounds of machinery and experience his new world in a whirlwind. You may be the single voice of reason between desire and reality as your son or daughter navigates the DMV maze and finally smiles for the usually unflattering driver’s license mug shot.
For you sharp-eyed people who saw the contradiction in the headline of a column a few weeks back that was called “Head hopping not advised,” which then explained that while it wasn’t advised in the art of fiction writing but most certainly is useful in the bridge world, I’m sorry.