As you may know, I have written a couple of books.
What a great week for enjoying some outdoor natural phenomena, as well as trying to avoid the record heat index days by staying inside and cranking up the air conditioning.
As I watched the third Civic Saturday program unfold last weekend, I let my mind wander a little bit through memories and moments, words and testimonies that have shaped my own notion of what it means to be an engaged U.S. citizen.
As our small towns ponder over how to thrive in the 21st century, it might be helpful if we reimagine our existing assets and opportunities.
The toxicity of the resistance to President Trump has risen in recent days, with the nation’s most respected newspapers publishing rationalizations for denying Trump supporters public accommodation and for doxxing career federal employees, while a journalist found himself under physical atta…
I have loved being outdoors most of my life and have encountered all sorts of animals and varmints on campouts, river rafting trips and hikes into deep forests.
Most of us will celebrate the Fourth of July on Thursday with picnics, cookouts, family get-togethers and the oohs and aahs of fireworks displays. We don’t give much thought to the significance of the day; just another day off.
My Channel 3 weather friend Paul Barys hears it everywhere he goes: in the grocery store, in the mall, on vacation, even when he goes to the mailbox.
There have been two heart-rending stories — one from the Washington Post and one from the New York Times — both talking about the lack of health care in the South, specifically here in Tennessee.
Just when I knew I had seen everything, a medical app on my phone appeared this week that gave me a great deal of pause. Also, since I am past my deadline for Dewey, our editor, I got a pinch of extra time and can relay this column post haste.
Have you heard about the wailing and gnashing of teeth over President Trump taking a few days off and going down to Florida to play a little golf? With Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson, Lexi Thompson and Rory McIlroy to name just a few?
I was watching a television commercial recently that was fairly harmless, but relatively dumb, and it set me to contemplating on just how many ads we see in an average viewing period at night.
I was watching one of the cable “news” shouting channels one night. That was my first mistake. Their goal is raise the blood pressure of viewers, so they can sell more Lipitor.
In last Friday’s edition of The DPA, there was a column by Bill Freeman touting the accomplishments by the Democrats as well as an endorsement of their investigation of “Trump’s crimes.”
One of the most recent tweets by Trump was: “The Democrats are getting ZERO work done in Congress. All they are focused on is trying to prove the Mueller Report wrong, the Witch Hunt!”
This past weekend in many communities large and small, an annual rite of spring occurred. I’m certain millions of folks — parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and anyone with a little girl or boy big enough to fit into a tutu or leotard, attended a dance recital.