Q. What is the Brent Morrison column?
A. "Brent Morrison" is a weekly newspaper
feature offering down-to-earth observations on ethics, values, and faith in everyday life.
Combining insight and humor, the column focuses on people rather than theological detail, tackling
both the ordinary trials of everyday life and the
greater moral issues of the day. Read Brent in the
Chico Enterprise-Record (CA), the
Corsicana Daily Sun (TX), the Imperial
Valley Press (El Centro, CA), the Oroville Mercury-Register
(CA), the Times-Herald
and the Turlock Journal (CA).
His columns are occasionally featured on
the webzine Men's News Daily (www.mensnewsdaily.com).
Q. Who is Brent Morrison?
A. Brent is a lifelong Californian who lives with his wife and children
in the northern part of the state. A keen observer, Brent digs
beneath the sound bites and news blurbs, exploring the underlying meaning of events. See
Bio. He is also an
experienced financial and management consultant. Visit his consulting site at
Q. What is a "Junk File?"
A. As noted in the first Junk File piece in January 1998, it is
"... a file I keep for topics I didnít get to, thoughts that arenít strong
enough to carry an entire column, or ideas that made sense at the time but
seemed to get a little hazy with age Ė though I canít promise these reasons
will stop me every time." One appears every couple of months.
What's with the "Girl-Child" and "Boy-Child" stuff? Don't those kids
have real names? Are they in the Witness Protection program or
Brent first referred to his son as "you know, the boy child" as an infant,
while in a sleep deprived stupor after running through the names of every other
family member and household pet. The nicknames are used in the column
to give his children plausible deniability.
Q. How often is this site updated?
A. At least once a week, usually Sunday.
Q. Can't you think of a more clever name for the column than "Brent
Q. Can I get Brent in my local paper?
A. Click here to find
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