James L. Snyder is an award winning author and popular columnist living with his wife, Martha, in Ocala, Florida and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Being nice is rather hard for someone like me who leans naughty
To get through the week is me encouragement to start the next week.
I have heard it said that confession is good for the soul. I want to take that a step further and say confession is good for the body as well. †
controversies are a part of every relationship. Sometimes it's best to let the other person think they are winning when you know that you are winning.
When it comes to practical jokes, Yours Truly is always on the ready. Throughout my earthly passage, I have perpetuated my share of practical jokes. I will not enumerate them here, the simple reason b...
Only after you get old do you really begin to appreciate your childhood.
Have you ever had a week where everything went exactly as planned? Neither have I. Every week I start out believing this week is going to be different from all the other weeks of my life. If this has ...
Christmas is a special time of year sometimes one little gift makes the season that much more special.
Did you ever experience a time when you were right and had the evidence to prove you were right? I know that for me, it does not happen very often. In fact, I cannot think of a time that it really di...
Holidays are a wonderful time to meet with family and get caught up with all the family gossip.
if it wasn't for the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage I could be scanned into anything.
As a person gets older things change. By things, I am referring to my body. When I was young, I never gave a thought to what it would be like when I got old. I was too busy enjoying my being young. W...
Looking out the living room window the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage sighed very deeply and said, “When will this stinking rain stop?” I chuckled to myself very carefully not to let ...
One of the main complaints in the Parsonage has to do with my procrastination. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage often refers to me as, Sir Procrastinator, as if it was a bad thing. Anything tha...
† Enjoying a casual evening at home, reclining in my favorite easy chair reading, while the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage was chatting on the telephone. I seldom pay attention to phone conversat...