Tennessee has a rich news media environment with more than 120 traditional subscription-based weekly and daily newspapers, several free newspapers, alternative press, an established black press, 34 television news stations, public and commercial radio stations, niche news outlets focused on …
Thought for the week: If you feel a personal pity party coming on, slow down and start counting your blessings. If you fill your heart with gratitude, there is simply no room left for complaints.
More than a century ago, President Theodore Roosevelt paid a visit to Nashville that is best remembered for a cup of coffee he drank and something people think he said but probably didn’t say.
It might not have made the headlines, but a recently passed piece of legislation could affect the IRAs and 401(k)s of millions of Americans beginning this year.
Thought for the week: Angry outbursts can be dangerous to your emotional and spiritual health, not to mention your relationships. Treat anger as an uninvited guest, and usher it away as quickly and as quietly as possible.
Every county has a town where its courthouse is located and its government is administered. Since no one alive was around the last time a county moved its county seat, a person might assume that it hasn’t happened very much in Tennessee history.
After writing about some unusual events in education, I realized that I had run across a bunch more usual people and events during my 48 years in education. Here are a few more.
I’m a little sad right now, and confused. And I am seriously reconsidering my place in the universe and wondering what it’s all about.
Thought for the week: There is a direct relationship between generosity and joy. The more you share with others, the more joy you will experience for yourself.
This is how I imagined it as I sat in stopped traffic, gritting my teeth and twisting the steering wheel of my truck with my clenched fists:
“A Christmas Carol,” the beloved tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas is one of my favorite stories about the holidays. My book club read the Charles Dickens classic last year for our December meeting and thoroughly enjoyed it.
Thought for the week: You can’t lift other people up without lifting yourself up, too. The more encouragement you give, the more you will receive in return.