Ten Gallons

Kids, I have been a fairly regular blood donor since I was a freshman in college. It started with a bloodmobile that would show up on Bluefield College's campus once each semester. So, back then, I would donate roughly twice a year. You know, once each semester. After college, I did a better job of … Continue reading Ten Gallons


Question of the Week #199

You are given $1,000,000 to donate anonymously to charity or to a stranger. How would you dispose of it? At the moment, I'd go ahead and give it to my church. We're in the process of building our own ministry center after 18 years of meeting in a middle school. Raising the money for this … Continue reading Question of the Week #199

If You’re Able…

I spent a lot of years donating blood on a regular basis. It started when I was in college. The Red Cross would set up a bloodmobile on campus once each semester and I would sign up to give. That's how I found out I'm A negative. Anyway, I even continued trying to give whole … Continue reading If You’re Able…

Question of the Week #67

Without your kidney as a transplant, someone close to you will die within one month. The odds that you will survive the operation are only 50 percent, but should you survive you would be certain of a normal life expectancy. Would you consent to the operation? Uh... How close are we talking? If it's a … Continue reading Question of the Week #67

Question of the Week #30

Would you rather be given $10,000 for your own use or $100,000 to give anonymously to strangers? What if you could keep $1,000,000 or give away $20,000,000? You know, money is money. I need it just like anyone else in this country. Thanks to the importance of education, I have a mountain of student loan … Continue reading Question of the Week #30

If I Had $500 Million

I'm one of those people who pays little to no attention to the lottery scene. For me, it's not so much a moral thing having to do with gambling. I see it from a more practical point of view, in that it's a waste of money. But every now and then, the multi-state lottery jackpots … Continue reading If I Had $500 Million