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W Gregory Ward, Author at Valley Times-News

Opinion

Taking in the Cotton Pickin’ Fair

So, I spent Sunday afternoon at the Cotton Pickin’ Fair. Let’s talk about that. Getting there is half the fun.  There are shorter ways to ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:51 am

Opinion

Sound battle while at a local car wash

After the big hail storm, I  decided to try out the new car wash down in Valley.  This one is different:  in this one you ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 10:36 am

Opinion

Illusions, or how I wound up with cards all over my kitchen floor

I have a confession to make:  I  like card tricks, and I’ve always wanted to do them. The unexplained and seemingly inexplicable have always held ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 6:56 am

Opinion

What’s wrong with working?

I just got back from a short trip to South Carolina.  During the entire trip, I was struck by how many desperate “help wanted” signs ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 7:19 am

Opinion

Baseball and politics should not mix

I have a more-than-passing interest in politics. I can’t remember when I didn’t know who held just about all of the important elected and appointed ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 4:27 pm

Opinion

Slow down and see the America that used to be is the America that still is

I came across an old photograph of my parents and older brother. They had taken what used to be called a motor trip, and the ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 12:28 pm

Opinion

Let’s talk trash

I held off on writing about this topic for a while out of concern that this had become nothing more than yet another personal pet ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, March 17, 2021 10:06 am

Opinion

Don’t miss your blessing of common grace

Sunday afternoons lend themselves to spells of laziness, and last Sunday was no exception. I’d spent the morning with visiting family. When they left, I ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 6:40 am

Opinion

Let’s be careful out there

I know I sound like I’m jockeying for the Captain Obvious 2021 award, but things are kind of odd these days.  We’ve been playing tag ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 3:42 pm

Opinion

The end of the first COVID winter

Before I begin, let me acknowledge—especially for the rule-followers among us,  those who are strapped to calendars, tied to dates, and bound by the positions ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 7:49 am

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