It has been said that adventure is the best way to learn. Few could argue the truth of this statement, but how many of us would actually pack our bags and move across the world?
Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the importance of canals in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.
Actress Charlize Theron recently caused a media stir when she wrestled her adopted 4-year-old son Jackson to the ground when he began throwing a public tantrum. For this, Theron was labeled a "monster mom" and generally raked over the coals of parenting correctness by the media.
G.L. Archer, editor of the "Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties" (Zondervan Press), begins his introduction with this suggestion about how to handle seemingly serious contradictions and other problems in Scripture: "Be fully persuaded in your own mind that an adequate explanation exists, even though you have not yet found it. The aerodynamic engineer may not understand how a bumble bee can fly; yet he trusts that there must be an adequate explanation for its fine performance since, as a matter of fact, it does fly! Even so we may have complete confidence that the divine Author preserved the human author ...
Note: The following is one of a series of columns exploring the importance of rivers, ferries, bridges and waterways in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.
A recent article on grandparenting.com says that many baby boomers are experiencing difficulties in their relationships with adult children, including "not enough time together, not enough regular communication, not feeling needed or wanted ... (and) not understanding why they aren't closer."
In November, Mike Waters learned that his family had been selected as the 2015 Farm Family of the Year by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee.
It looks like the opening credits of a science-fiction movie. Or a Saturday morning television show from Japan or Scandinavia. Or a more sophisticated version of the time-lapse photography reel-to-reel movies Mrs. Trapnell showed us in fifth grade. It is a large green sphere that could be covered in Astroturf, from which dangles a chenille thread the color of a ripe peach. The thread ends in two frayed knobs that, like little feet, move steadily along a rope the color of young asparagus. That is what it looks like.
Note: The following is the first of a series of columns exploring the importance of rivers, ferries, bridges and waterways in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.
"Do children have any rights?" is the question of the week, submitted by a 30-something reader.
The benefits of regular physical activity are numerous and include support for reaching and maintaining a healthy weight, reducing risk for chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes, maintaining bone health and even boosting mood and mental health. Given these and other benefits, many Americans are adding more daily movement into their lives so that they can meet the physical activity guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other health organizations.
"THAI FOOD MADE EASY," by June Williamson, Front Table Books, $16.99, 127 pages
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