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A week full of ‘senior moments’
It seems this past week I had more “senior moments” than I normally have. I’m sure one of the reasons for the multiple moments of forgetting had to do with my being in a hurry.
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September’s silver lining sure to shine through
I usually see the glass as half empty. In fact, I’m the kind of person who looks for cracks in a full glass.
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Engagements
Burton-Ingle David and Melinda Burton of Jasper are pleased to announce to engagement of their daughter, Kristi Burton, to Lacy Ingle, the son of Ken and Pat Ingle of Nauvoo. The bride-elect is the...
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Mama’s cookbook philosophy bears bits of wisdom
Several years ago when my brothers and I moved Mama from our family home to a retirement community, one of my tasks was to sort through her cookbooks and decide which ones to keep for her new, tiny...
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Downtown stadium; sounds good to me
I have been watching with interest what the outcome is going to be reference the new baseball stadium in downtown Birmingham.
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Harps in the willows
I did an odd thing a couple of weeks ago — I went to the Pig.
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A cure for hurting knees
My daddy used to have a saying about people who are lucky — “Why he could step in a bucket of cow manure and he’d come out smelling like a rose.”
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Engagements
Elkins-Marks Danny and Rita Elkins are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kesia Elkins, to Greg Marks, the son of Bobby Marks and Becky Bonds. The bride-elect is the granddaughte...
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Engagements
Jett-Wilson Josh Wilson and Brittney Jett are pleased to announce their engagement. The prospective groom is the son of David Wilson Sr. of Cordova and Julie Wilson of Quinton. He is the grandson o...
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Going to the county fair
The 1930’s were a far cry from the day in which we live. Farming was the No. 1 money crop, and money was very scarce. We lived on a very large farm and with 12 children, it was a literal madhouse w...
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Saying goodbye to a giving tree
I lost an old friend today and it was hard to say goodbye. OK, before you start sending cards and flowers, I probably should tell you that my old friend was an apple tree. More specifically, it was...
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Will smurf for toys
It was an innocent remark that eventually sent me over the edge.
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New magazine celebrates the best ‘Bama has to offer
The latest issue of a new lifestyle magazine highlights Green Top Bar-B-Que, Tallulah Bankhead and a host of other things that make Alabama great.
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Artists create ambassadors of the best of the human spirit
One of my North Highland neighbors is harboring two mules, allowing them to peacefully graze on the grounds of the meticulously restored 1920’s home at 800 West 7th Street. However, the neighborhoo...
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What once was lost
My most treasured piece of jewelry is a tarnished locket.
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