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    National Treasure

    04.30.18 | Weekly Article | by Dr. Hayes Wicker

    The Wall Street Journal reported that nearly 1,000 different cookbooks are published each year in America. While they may be glossy, full-color and attractive, fewer Americans are actually cooking, with increasing numbers eating out regularly. A...

      Run to Win

      04.18.18 | Weekly Article | by Dr. Hayes Wicker

      On March 3, Sir Roger Bannister died at age 88. He will be forever remembered as the 25-year old medical student from England who for the first time broke the four minute mile at 3:59.4 seconds on a cold, blustery day. It seemed to be an...

        A Guaranteed Place

        04.11.18 | Weekly Article | by Dr. Hayes Wicker

        I read a few years ago about Plainfield Middle School in Plainfield, Indiana. They had a guaranteed place of participation for everyone. They had a strict “no cut” policy concerning athletic teams and music groups. Unlike most of the...


          04.04.18 | Weekly Article | by Dr. Hayes Wicker

          You would not think of communicating by signaling with semaphore, using flags or lights. Semaphores were used before the invention of the telegraph to transmit messages or convey distress signals. Small flags were held in each hand and moved to...

            Truth or Trivia

            03.28.18 | Weekly Article | by Dr. Hayes Wicker

            I am making a confession; my brain is like a blotter for trivia. As someone close to me described me, “You are a veritable repository of useless information!” Praise God, I also know the truth! Someone in the American Trivia...



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