Even on the chilliest nights, this author practices his faith beneath the stars, finding solace in a daily scriptural meditation.
Does the month in which you’re born dictate your favorite kind of weather — and are people really happier when it’s hot outside?
Going through a health and wellness change, this columnist unexpectedly learns that sometimes, less really is more.
Remembrances of little winter miracles over the years.
Reflections on a decades-long friendship and fairway rivalry, sparked by a beautiful fall evening.
A seedy family of rodents that‘s constantly attacking Jim Dodson’s bird feeder drives him nuts — so he takes action.
Saying a fond farewell to Sears’ last North Carolina store, where this writer got his first bike and ogled mannequins.
Fresh-cut grass stirs up memories of you love and early entrepreneurship during writer Jim Dodson’s teen years.
A journalist tired of the news grind finds unexpected inspiration when he’s roped into coaching a rowdy baseball team.
Thoughts on a milestone 70th birthday from this columnist and his group of friends known as the Stuffed Potato Philosophy & Adventure Club
Reflections on a beloved friend’s passing — and the unexpected contentment that comes as one approaches an older age.
As a youngster, this writer was curious about the Great Wagon Road. Decades later, it sparks an epic road trip and a novel.
As my mother-in-law ages, we treat every visit like like a holiday — full of her favorite meals, magazines and television shows.
As this writer reflects on the death of a beloved companion, he offers a prayer for the lives that touch us… and those that await beyond.