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Jan Penton Miller, Author at The Bogalusa Daily News

Columns

Just say ‘no’ to drama

The steady hum of a neighbor’s lawnmower, along with the clanking of something metal bouncing in the dryer, fill my ears on this sultry, summer ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:46 pm

Columns

Shine your light

The steady sound of the rain fills the air for yet another day. Many things must be postponed until the sun is shining, or at ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 2:25 pm

Columns

What are we seeking?

The sunlight streams into the sunroom, bathing my little dachshund in its golden glow. The warmth of those rays lulls her to sleep, and she ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 3:11 pm

Columns

Change has arrived

I stepped out onto the back porch this morning in the wee hours to enjoy the birdsongs and my coffee. As usual, Missy’s little paws ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:00 pm

Columns

Hands and feet

Another Independence Day has come and gone. I’m proud to be an American even though many seem to be bent on destroying this country. Many ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:49 pm

Columns

Christ is our hope

Large drops of rain splattered on the windshield, and the wiper blades swished as we began our return trip to the Land of Cotton. We ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:32 pm

Columns

Keep walkin’

Some of us need a little push to move forward. I remember the interview for my first teaching job, when the hiring committee mentioned that ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:25 pm

Columns

Movin’ ahead

My daddy told me that his Papa told him three moves equals a fire. It’s funny the little sayings of loved ones passed that I ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 3:49 am

Columns

Time for us to heal

Missy, my trusted canine friend, and I sit in the lazy afternoon sun soaking up some solitude along with the warming rays. We are resting ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 3:42 am

Columns

We need to listen

I remember in the 1970s when I was in high school and a young, black man had car trouble near our home. If you have ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:28 am

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