My Southern family had many treasured sayings for different situations. I always felt these wise adages cut to the heart of the matter without lengthy explanations or flowery language. The simple truth, if you will.
For some reason, I have always been interested in words, and not just the words, but where they came from and why they are the way they are.
You’ve no doubt read about how YMCAs across the state have decided to end their relationship with the SilverSneakers program as of the end of this year.
The Tennessee Court of Appeals in a recent ruling put much-needed limits around the so-called investigative exemption that has been used by the state to cloak otherwise public records.
We’ve still got a couple of months until 2019 draws to a close, but it’s not too early to make some end-of-the-year financial moves. In fact, it may be a good idea to take some of these steps sooner rather than later.
When I read the thought for the week, all I could think of was how many loved ones and friends have gone on to be with our lord. Never have I felt so close to a little one as Ellie G. I always wanted to take her in my arms and hold her but knew she did not need that from a total stranger.
My husband found Roxy as a puppy. She was by the side of the road and had been abandoned. We had not planned on getting a dog, having just moved into a new house. Plus, we already had a dog-hating cat.
Not really sure yet, but by the time you read this, I might be on my way down home to Georgia to visit with Mama for a few days.
“Um, Dad,” Other Boy says from the doorway into the den as I’m sitting in my easy chair probably reading something very important but definitely not watching “Real Housewives of Orange County.”
Some time back I wrote about quirky, little stories that are found in almost all newspapers. I suspect that editors have files full of them and just use them to stick in where needed to make the columns of text come out even. No matter the reason, often they are odd and amusing.
Chances are you or someone you know has received a surprise medical bill for thousands of dollars after an emergency room visit. The stats are staggering: One in five emergency room visits results in a surprise medical bill.
Have you been thinking about taking your people on a road trip? As you know, the journey is as much fun as the destination. You can open the window and put your head out, feel the wind and then nap as needed.
Cats, like people, can have very different personalities. Some are friendly and curious while others are timid and fearful, like our cat, Powder.
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.