A relative of mine in Mississippi began hunting as soon as he was big enough to hold a gun. His first deer rifle was taller than he was. In his 50s, he quit. When asked why, he said, “I got tired of killing things.”
If you’ve ever found yourself unexpectedly in the hospital or the emergency room, you know that sinking feeling in your gut when the bills start to arrive, usually weeks or sometimes months later.
OMD (oh, my dog), it may be August, but at my house, all too often Mom is crying Mayday! Actually, it’s Mattie Day. My doggie colleague (I refuse to call her my sister) creates havoc on a regular basis.
I’ve been on a news-watching sabbatical the past couple of months and haven’t had that much to rant about because a good friend of mine — a poet, philosopher and connoisseur of cheap cigars — pointed out to me that focusing on what the babbling, orange buffoon in the White House and his supp…
Summer provides a wonderful opportunity for children and families to relax, restore energy and refresh connections with friends and family.
The word “estate” conjures images of great wealth, which may be one of the reasons so many people don’t develop estate plans – after all, they’re not rich, so why make the effort? In reality, though, if you have a family, you can probably benefit from estate planning, whatever your asset lev…
While being driven through numerous Tennessee Department of Transportation road projects, our car had picked up some road tar. So, I went to an auto supply store and bought a spray can of tar remover.
Thought for the week: God, the gloom is everywhere these days. It is so difficult to see your truth and love. Will you help us? We are hopeless without you!
Our country today celebrates 243 years since the nation’s Founding Fathers and many other leaders risked their lives by signing the Declaration of Independence.
There are many inventive ways to avoid work when one wants to, such as acting clueless when asked for help on something you really don’t want to do.
The Easterseals mission for the past 100 years has been to ensure Americans living with disabilities are able to access the same opportunities as any other man, woman and child living in the United States.
For the first 18 years of my life, I lived in a jewel of a small town of 700 contented souls 90 miles or so beneath the gnat line in rural Georgia.
One of the reasons I don’t watch a lot of network television anymore is that I don’t like being reminded by just about every commercial that I’m probably really very sick and just don’t know it.
Although I have written for several newspapers, I don’t pretend to know how editors get everything to come out even. There’s so much space, and it all must be filled. It would not do to have half a column just left blank.