Apr 14, 2014 by

I was headed to a conference in south Georgia when I got the call. I knew who it was going to be without looking at it. The Little...

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Sunday’s Column – A Word To The Wise

Apr 6, 2014 by

As many of you know, I like to collect what I call “wise words.” They are simply that – a phrase or sentence that makes you...

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Sunday’s Column – The End Of An Era

Mar 31, 2014 by

I came home the other day to a rather high stack of dishes, glasses, bowls and other eating utensils. We all knew this day would come....

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Sunday’s Column – We Are All About Your Health

Mar 24, 2014 by

Everyone seems to be on a health kick these days. Maybe it’s because the weather is finally warming up. The Little Black Dress, for...

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Sunday’s Column – Our Own Little Crimea

Mar 16, 2014 by

I’m following the situation on the Crimean Peninsula with more and more trepidation. It is becoming the perfect storm for...

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Sunday’s Column – You Never Forget Your First Joint

Mar 9, 2014 by

(With all the great new restaurants opening in town recently, I’m dusting off an old column about one of my favorites from years...

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Mar 2, 2014 by

Sometimes I get a yearning for a certain kind of food. Might be hamburgers one day, crawfish another. Or one of my favorites, a...

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Sunday’s Column – Time For February To Disappear

Feb 23, 2014 by

Like any business, there are days when you hear the expression “I’ll be glad when this day is over” a lot around...

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Sunday’s Column – The Little Bird That Could

Feb 17, 2014 by

(In honor of Valentine’s Day, I have decided to not run my annual “Obligatory Day” post. Instead, something a little different...

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Sunday’s Column – Following Death

Feb 9, 2014 by

I have never been particularly fond of Facebook. To me, it seems almost the social media equivalent of stalking. Everyone joins to...

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Sunday’s Column – What Is Important

Jan 28, 2014 by

To this day, I can recite the Quadratic Formula. I can do this thanks to Mrs. Brewer, my eighth-grade algebra teacher. She came up...

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Sunday’s Column – Leaving Out Politics

Jan 20, 2014 by

Reading through the newspaper over the last few days, I’ve come to a couple of conclusions. One is that liberals and conservatives...

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Trading Pages

Jan 12, 2014 by

Ah, the joys of running a newspaper. Alert readers probably noticed something a wee bit amiss with last Saturday’s newspaper. If you...

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Sunday’s Column – Please Let This Christmas End

Dec 29, 2013 by

I think we will just wrap this past Christmas up in a box and hide it somewhere in the attic, never to be remembered. The intent was...

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Dear School Board – About That Letter

Dec 15, 2013 by

Ever have one of those days when you walk into your home and you know something isn’t right with the cosmos? Happened to me the...

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Sunday’s Column – Another Rite Of Passage

Dec 2, 2013 by

“Forward, the Light Brigade!” Was there a man dismay’d ?  Not tho’ the soldier knew  Some one had...

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Sunday’s Column – Waging War

Nov 17, 2013 by

(The Little Black Dress has taken over the column today) Sometimes a woman’s gotta do what a woman’s gotta do. Okay, what...

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Sunday’s Column – I Need A Popsicle

Nov 11, 2013 by

One of the most agonizing feelings any parent goes through is seeing one’s child in pain. This is more so when you know there is...

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Sunday’s Column – Bon Mots

Nov 4, 2013 by

People collect different things. Stamps, baseball cards, coins, scars, strep throat. I collect wise words. My favorites usually come...

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Sunday’s Column – The Blue Ball

Oct 21, 2013 by

I was on vacation a few days last week, so here’s something from the archives. And yes, I’ll be writing about our latest...

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Sunday’s Column – A Solider Died Today

Oct 14, 2013 by

Something a little different today – a combination editorial and column buttressed by yet another column. Based on the Sound...

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Sunday’s Column – The Handwritten Note

Oct 7, 2013 by

The other day I got a note from my dad. It was, shall we say, old school. Not an email or text message, but rather a handwritten note....

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Sunday’s Column – Small Things

Sep 29, 2013 by

“I know Latin.” The first words spoken to me when I came home from work the other day. Youngest SON of Thunder, who made that...

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Sunday’s Column: Eldest Takes The Wheel

Sep 16, 2013 by

A day late, sorry about that. I consider myself, for the most part, a fairly calm person. By that I mean there’s not a lot that...

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Sunday’s Column: A SON Takes A Shot

Sep 9, 2013 by

Youngest SON of Thunder has taken to the couch a lot lately. He is, to put it simply, a walking petri dish of Streptococcal...

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