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07/28/2017
Over the weekend, my husband and I went to my parent’s house to have a short staycation with my family. It is a short drive from my parent’s house to the beautiful Kisatchie National Forest in...
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07/27/2017
Through the chaos and celebrations on the streets of New Orleans’ world famous French Quarter, former Times Picayune journalist Chris Rose weaves his Magical Musical Mystery History Tour to several...
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07/26/2017
Every week or so Roderick Goldsmith makes time to go fishing in the pond at Mayfield Park. “It’s OK, if you can avoid the turtles,” Goldsmith said, after a short Monday morning excursion during which...
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07/25/2017
This year we have heard a lot of talk about ethics. We hear mostly about government ethics committees, ethical or unethical people in business, medicine, education, churches. My own definition was a...
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07/25/2017
Back in the day, Simon and Garfunkel sang about “parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme,” but the hit song I would record goes like this: Basil, dill and par-se-ley,Cilantro, mint and rosemary, These are...
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07/24/2017
Try, try again. One of life’s simplest and richest pleasures for me is to carefully unwrap the silver paper off a Hershey Kiss and pop it my mouth. I never chew — I just roll it on my tongue and let...
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07/24/2017
The topic of suicide is not an easy topic to discuss. This past October, a friend I grew up with took his own life. Our moms were very close so we spent a lot of time together growing up. Although we...
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07/24/2017
Mama’s birthday was Saturday. She would have been 104. For this reason — and several others, as you will see — the song “Help, I’m Turning into My Parents” has been on my mind. My Sweet Adelines...
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07/22/2017
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. What does that proverb mean? It means that beauty cannot be judged objectively, for what one person finds beautiful or admirable may not appeal to another. That...
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07/22/2017
A meal can be a simple sandwich, or it may consist of different items on the same dish. Normally my focus is on one topic. Today, though, I present a “meal” of different topics; none of them are...