Fiction or nonfiction?

By Rosie Moore I am an avid reader–and a fast one! I can read a very large tome in just a few days, in between my housework. Some people say that when you read fast, you won’t remember much of what you’ve read, but I disagree. I may not remember, maybe years later, but I […]

New words for Webster?

By Rosie Moore I’m not a computer nerd. At the most, I spend perhaps an hour or two a day wrestling with my computer. We usually get along but, sometimes I am flabbergasted by innocuous words and phrases that are confusing. Such as: hashtag. What is that? If you have been on Tweeter (which I […]

Thank you, Lord, for Church

By Rosie Moore I read these thoughts somewhere and I think they are so appropriate, especially at this time of the year. The time when people are so willing to traipse to church on this one day to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is sad the church will be crowded on this day […]

Those were the days

By Rosie Moore Before we had TV, we had radio. My grandmother and I would listen to Amos ‘N Andy, Fibber McGee and Molly, The Shadow, and Charles Fuller’s “Heavenly Sunshine”’ program. That was in the evenings. In the afternoons we listened to the original “soap operas” such as, Stella Dallas, Life Can Be Beautiful, […]

What is Lent?

  By Rosie Moore A history lesson today, which everyone probably knows but, I think, it always bears repeating at this time of the year. The word “lent” comes from Old English “leneten,” which means “spring.” In Old German the related words “lenzia” and “lenzo,” which probably comes from the same root as “long” and […]

Easter Recipes

By Rosie Moore Have you ever made Square Deviled Eggs? It’s easy and I’m going to show you how: Ingredients: Cooking spray 12 large eggs 1/3 cup mayo 1 tbs. white vinegar 2 tsp. yellow mustard dash of salt and pepper Paprika and sliced chives, for garnish, optional Preheat oven to 350 deg. Coat an […]

A Song

By Rosie Moore Jesus the very thought of thee With sweetness fills my breast, But sweeter far thy face to see, and in thy presence rest.   Oh hope of every contrite heart, O joy of all the meek, To those who fall, how kind thou art! How good to those who seek!   Jesus, […]

The Chaplain Corps

By Rosie Moore All through my life I heard the expression, “you’re never too old to learn.” And that’s so very true. I am so pleased to be able to learn something new on many occasions, something that I never heard of before or knew about. I learned this interesting piece of news from my […]

The Joyous Gift of Grandparents

By Rosie Moore That’s the name of a little book I recently received. And here is the introduction for that book: “A woman and her granddaughter were spending time together one day. As often happened the little girl was plying her grandma with questions. Suddenly, with a very serious tone the girl asked, “Grandma, what […]

Ruby is 100!

By Rosie Moore Our “gem” Ruby Miller of the S & S Bowling Lanes in Fountain City turned 100 years old on January 30. A remarkable day to remember both then and now. I asked her how did she like being 100 and she said wonderful! She has a slight hearing problem but her mind […]