Tag Archives: Gallagher’s Pen

Beach Forecast ~ Dangerous Currents

It’s finally hot again and beach season is beginning. Days at the beach for a small-town country boy like me were rare, and by “rare,” I mean only a handful in the whole course of my developmental years. The few … Continue reading

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A Non-Hallmark Mother’s Day, Part 2 ~ Guest Post by Mary Mack

I hope you were able to check out Part 1 of this week’s two-part guest post yesterday, but if you missed it, please give it a read in conjunction with today’s edition. As we announced in yesterday’s introduction to our … Continue reading

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Prelude to a Non-Hallmark Mother’s Day ~ Part I, Guest Post by Beckie Lindsey

Our Mother’s Day edition this year isn’t going to be one of those “feel-good, shed-a-nostalgic-tear-or-two-about-mom” kinds of articles. We won’t be inspiring any new Hallmark cards this time around. Instead, we want to use this wonderful celebration of motherhood to … Continue reading

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Fighting Corruption ~ A Subterranean Battle

Disgusting vermin have invaded my front yard. And no, I’m not talking about those salesmen who have no grasp of what the “NO SOLICITATION” signs mean and who infiltrate the neighborhood bearing incredible, unheard of offers that we can’t find … Continue reading

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No Such Thing as Free Delivery

It’s not unusual for terms to be redefined by changing trends in popular usage over time. The concept of what it means to have something “delivered” is an example of that kind of transition. For most of us, when we … Continue reading

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Acquired Tastes ~ Godliness vs. Garbage

“But I don’t like that stuff, Ma,” I growled, knowing that this was another war of wills that I was not likely to win, but, after all, it was self-defense. My grandma–normally the sweetest, most considerate soul you’d ever want … Continue reading

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