How Will You Answer God’s Invitation?

By Kevin Burton    On this, the fifth installment of our 10 Questions from the Bible series, you get two for the price of one, sort of.   The first question is perhaps the most important in all the Bible. It is asked by a jailer to those noted earthquake singers Paul and Silas. The …

Stay Tuned For The Quarantine Olympics

   It’s game on.    The 2021 Yahtzee challenge has been issued and accepted.     Jeannette loves to tell the story of one of our first dates when we went bowling.  I assured her that I wasn’t very good and we would just have a fun time. I was telling the truth, I’m pretty dreadful …

Football Fans Rejoice In Spring Season

By Kevin Burton    Are you ready for some football?    Yes, football. Yes, now.     With no leadership coming from the NCAA, college football conferences reacted individually in September to the covid chaos. Some chose to play, some to delay a month or so. Some chose to play in conference only. Some chose to …

Songs With Two Or More Flying Colors

by Kevin Burton     A co-worker once told me she didn’t have a favorite color, she liked colors in combination.     She was an artist, so I get that. And I buy into variety being a spice of life, so why not with colors?  Displayed properly, colors bring out the best in each other.    …

A Love You Can Count On Forever

by Kevin Burton    We’ve had some fun looking at Valentine’s Day this week from different angles.  The big day is finally here!    Depending on your circumstances Valentine’s Day is a magic carpet ride, butterflies in your stomach, a pain in the heart, maybe a pain in the neck.    It may be sweet …

Now Every Day Is Valentine’s Day

by Kevin Burton    How shock-to-the-system, how literary thriller, how puppy dog energy, how dawn of discovery, and can it be, acceptance, the late-life fact that every day is Valentine’s Day.    No. Didn’t say that Valentine’s Day is an everyday day. I said every day is Valentine’s Day.    Every day is an envelope, …

Encouraging Words For Singles On Feb. 14

by Kevin Burton    Last year just before Valentine’s Day   I heard on KEYN radio that 15 percent of people will either give themselves a gift or buy a valentine card for themselves on Feb. 14.     The valentine part struck me as odd, so I wrote it up as a blog post complete with …

Hey Baby, They’re Playing Our Song!

by Kevin Burton     For every romance there’s a soundtrack, am I wrong?  Certain songs where the first notes of the introduction transport you to that special place.    Every couple has a story. Sometimes a favorite singer will sum it up with lyrics in a way they hadn’t thought of.  The music underneath it …

You Just Met Before Feb. 14, Now What?

by Kevin Burton    Like it or not, your Valentine’s Day gift makes a statement.   You want to give a gift that tells your valentine just how you feel about them.    But what if you don’t know how you feel about them? What if you just met them?  What if you just started …

What Makes For A Great Love Song?

by Kevin Burton    For better and for worse, love songs are everywhere and they are here to stay.  So what makes for a good one? What makes for a clunker?    It’s Valentine’s week and love is in the air. Music is always in the air.  Those two are bound to interact every now …