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The past few weeks have brought us a plethora of what I call “typical Alabama spring weather” if there is such a thing. We have seen temperatures ranging all the way from the 30’s all the way … more
There is a window of opportunity in the lives of most children when it’s possible to inspire them to reach higher. Young children will often listen, but they get lost in the words. Older kids get to a point in their lives where they know everything. They hear you and understand what you’re saying, they just think you’re stupid. The sweet spot is around the age of 14 years old. This seem to be a good time to plant seeds of opportunity. more
Several months ago when I was in the office of the Daily Mountain Eagle I entered into a conversation with Jennifer Cohron as she was researching history of the old Bankhead, later Cordova High … more
One of my favorite pictures of my grandfather was taken one afternoon in the yard of their house in Sloss Hollow. He and my grandmother were sitting in aluminum folding chairs watching their … more
This coming Friday is graduation day for me. There won’t be any diplomas or gifts, exchanged, but the time I’ve spent has been life-changing. Friday is my last day of therapy. I’ve known … more
In the summer of 1956, when I woke up in Japan with Mount Fuji looming above me I was a long way from my childhood sanctuary in Big Ridge, Alabama, where I had been sheltered during my formative … more
Sally Beth Vick was named Ms. Super Senior Universe in November at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Saxe Theatre in Las Vegas."I was more than excited and surprised when I was announced as … more
As I continue to travel through my 80 years of memories, I have recounted that which I remember regarding my religious experiences as a member of the Church of Christ. I am fully aware that this is a … more
SCOTTSBORO – The Unclaimed Baggage Center is internationally famous as a treasure hunter's heaven. Over a million visitors a year flock to the center in search of bargains and unique items … more
When people learn that I’m a columnist, they often ask what I write about. I smile and say, “It’s about me.” As a rule, I’ve always steered clear of religion, politics, and other hot-button … more
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