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08/30/2014
Are we now hustling and bustling?  Maybe too much?  Hurry.  Quick.  Now.  Run.  Faster.  These are some of the words bantered during this time of year with the beginning of fall. Then watch out for...
DeGrie, Elizabeth 2014.jpg
08/30/2014
It’s no secret to anyone that reads my columns that I’ve had a myriad of health issues. Some have been because of the atrocious genetic cards I was dealt. Some, I’m finally willing to admit, I...
Moore, Byron.jpg
08/30/2014
Question: I am past retirement age and widowed. My two adult sons still depend on me to pay some of their bills. One has a steady job. The other cannot seem to keep steady work. I am worried that...
Fallin, Randy 2014.jpg
08/30/2014
On Sept. 8, we observe National Grandparents Day. If you have grandchildren, they will hopefully mark this occasion by sending a card, making a call or, best of all, paying a visit. But however your...
Conville, Bobby 2014.jpg
08/30/2014
Protecting your retirement nest egg and sustaining your retirement income are challenging enough. Taking precautions to help guard your investments from fraud is important. People who are older can...
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08/30/2014
My dad, T.E. “Doc” Harris died in 1976 after a 30-year career with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) as a predator control trapper. I still remember the name of his first...
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08/29/2014
I’ve done it again — put off writing my column until late at night. Here’s hoping my brain is not at sleepy as I am. I should have reminded myself earlier of my dad’s  admonition, “Procrastination is...
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08/29/2014
Four male college students have invented a new nail polish that detects date rape drugs. The nail polish called Undercover Colors, changes color in the presence of common date rape drugs like...
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08/28/2014
Sex sells. What does it cost? Your soul, apparently. The WE TV network is launching a show called “Sex Box” where couples who are having dating issues “work out” their problems in a box in front of a...
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08/27/2014
It’s time for Gov. Bobby Jindal to back off of 5th District Congressman Vance McAllister. OK, so the GOP political newcomer wasn’t Jindal’s pick in last fall’s special election to fill former Rep....