• 0

I bought my first computer in 1982, a Commodore 64. It used a 340k floppy disc and operated with machine language. After typing in the machine code, the little floppy started to whirr ... and whirr ... and whirr a little more. It whirred so long that I could get a cup of coffee or make a san…

Most Popular

Looking for a place to worship? Visit our extensive listing of Galveston County congregations online.
  • 5

I like teachers. They’re my favorite people. They work long hours, are up early preparing for classes, on their feet most of the day, grading papers and writing lesson plans late into the night, and they often spend their own money to help their students.

  • 0

Most of us first experience grief as a child with the death of a pet who shared our childhood. Many dogs, cats and birds have been buried beneath carefully turned soil moistened with childhood tears.

  • 0

I came across comments from a prominent preacher regarding the deplorable condition of young people. He complained they were characterized by “inexperience, indiscretion, immature judgment, uncurbed curiosity, undisciplined appetites and misunderstood passion.”

  • 0

Now that a vaccine is available, it seems like the holy grail, the cure-all that will make it possible to see our grandchildren, host friends for dinner, visit restaurants, attend church, go to the movies and travel. I have vague memories of those days and long for them once again.

centerpiece featured
  • 0

Insurance, mortgage, utilities and staff payments continue for houses of worship even if their sanctuaries remain all but empty during the pandemic. Regular giving is generally down since many members also may be in a financial bind. Fundraisers like pancake breakfasts or spaghetti suppers a…

  • 0

Nothing is as challenging as being a parent. Children have no on/off button. They cannot be put in the closet like clothes, turned off and parked like cars or placed in a kennel for the night like pets. They’re on a constant quest: poking, prodding, pushing, pulling and climbing.