An All-Star Team Suitable For Feb. 14

by Kevin Burton     In an effort to get Valentine’s week started in a big way, Page 7 presents, coach Kev’s all-Valentine team.     This is my starting lineup, or the people in your valentine neighborhood, to paraphrase Sesame Street. Valentine is not one of the top 100 American surnames, but it’s common enough.    …

Ex-Shockers Prospering With New Teams

by Kevin Burton    Grant Sherfield swished a 12-foot fadeaway jumper with three seconds left Friday night to complete a last-minute comeback and win the game.    For Nevada.     Sherfield no longer does great things like that for Wichita State. He is one of several top players who transferred away from WSU, fleeing the …

Pork Rinds Are Super As A Super Bowl Snack

By Kevin Burton    I’ve been mocked for many things in my day. I’m not thin-skinned, neither am I blushing as I type this.    I like pork rinds.  Yep, I said it.    With the same grocery dollar that could net me cauliflower, raisins or wheat bread, I sometimes purchase pork rinds. Then I …

Here’s Fair Warning, Chef Kev Rides Again

by Kevin Burton    Guess what, I’m going to be on a cooking show!    The dickens you say…..    Yeah, I’m going to be the stuffed turkey! (ba-dum-bum).     These are the jokes kids. God help me, here I go. But me in the kitchen, no laughing matter.    And actually I should say …

Blind Cooks Teach More Than Recipes

by Kevin Burton    How does a blind person prepare a meal?  The methods vary, but always include great attention to detail.     On one of my Facebook groups I stumbled upon an announcement about a TV show featuring blind cooks.  It’s called the Cooking Without Looking TV Show.  I caught the monthly zoomcast version …

Favorite Songs With Red In The Title

by Kevin Burton     Red is a color of many emotions, from seeing red (anger) to painting the town red (celebration).  A red light means stop, a red-letter day is a great and special day.     Red is all over the place. But if I could just level with you here, if you write a …

Forgiving Far Beyond Seven Times

by Kevin Burton    Somebody done somebody wrong is a common song on earth.  To err is human.    To forgive is divine and it’s not a math equation.     The apostle Peter tried to make it into one, as recorded in the book of Matthew. Peter never did things in half measures.  So when …

Of Lost Tiles, NFL Blues And Bird Wars

by Kevin Burton    Great jumpin’ Jehoshaphat I am jazzed!     Joyous, jubilant even!    This post is dedicated to providing updates on some of the stories I’ve told previously on Page 7. This first update is a happy one on a very recent post.    I mentioned that I lost the letter J tile …

Tips For How To Memorize Scripture

by Kevin Burton    Last Friday I wrote about the importance of memorizing scripture. Today I want to pass along some tips for how to go about it.    There is no shortage of advice to be found on the net about this. I hope you find at least one or two of these helpful. …

Colorful Artist Names, Great Songs

by Kevin Burton    This week on Flying Colors it’s the singers and bands with colors in their names, not the songs.     So there is a mixture of colors here and some of the best examples of Soul, Rock and Disco music.    Went looking for a bonus track from a colorful source and …