Category Archives: The Lighter Side Newspaper column

Writing a humorist column for a New Mexico newspaper from 1997-1998, these are the articles that shows how the world looked through my eyes at that time.

Call Me Johnny Walker


I used to think that I would forever be plagued with bad timing. Buy a textbook at the college bookstore for $100, get $3.66 back when you traded it in at the end of the year. My timing has been … Continue reading

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A Starry Night Agape Dinner


Each year my wife and I as a gift to our churches, cater a special dinner for each of them. The Christmas dinner is by far the most difficult, yet it is the most satisfying. We transform our church and … Continue reading

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My Long Absence


I have traveled the past four weeks to Denver and the Northern Kingdom of Vermont. I had classes in Denver I needed to take and family business in Vermont. I eschewed traveling by airplane because I choose peace and tranquility … Continue reading

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My Travel Preference


I apologize for the extended hiatus. The past month has found me conducting a seminar series in Colorado, married off our youngest son, and moved him and his bride to Florida. I hope now to be back on my regular … Continue reading

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