There are a million Christmas programs it seems. Some are downright irritating to me but one will stop me in my tracks and put me on the sofa until the credits run.
The Kansas City Royals and Tampa Bay Rays shook up Major League Baseball on Sunday with a blockbuster trade.
At the center of it was Thomasville native Wil Myers, rated at the time of the trade as the Royals' top prospect by Baseball America. Myers is a converted catcher who will now find a home in Tampa as a corner outfielder.
Today, most folks would think dropping in at supper time inconsiderate, but in my family, we saw it as a way of life. Perhaps, some would think my family was inconsiderate, but I think it was because we were close.
Davidson County will always be home to me, but two weeks ago I had the privilege of returning to a place I have fond memories of — my alma mater.
This week, my cousin Darrel, from Indiana, dropped by for a visit. I was just beginning a shooting lesson with a client when his van pulled up the driveway. He and his daughters, Roxie and Harriet, were on a trip back to his North Carolina home and just dropped by to reconnect.