I documented in my last column how I tripped over my dog and broke my hip. I won't go over the details again - it's embarrassing enough as is.

Pop singer Brandon Jenner: "Sometimes we let life guide us, and other times we take life by the horns. But one thing is for sure: No matter ho…

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I am not going to wade into the political intrigue and back-biting that permeates the nation today as the debate rages on President Donald Tru…

There is something that worries me as I grow older and that's lapses in memory. Usually, I just pass it off as having one of those "senior mom…

 Last week, I wrote about the wisdom and advantages of finding the time in our lives for solitude. Creating some space around us in order to r…

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I spend a lot of time in and surrounded by crowds. It’s something I enjoy – the camaraderie, the lightheart­ed conversation, personal interact…

I have intentionally stayed away from writing about the recent tornado that struck McMinn County and caused so much damage along the 10-mile H…

According to Wikipedia, a zombie is a fictional undead being created through reanimation of a human corpse. Zombies are commonly found in horr…

As I have detailed in a past column, I lost my youngest brother (Steve, or Poopy as we called him) a couple of years back to complications fro…

Fantasy is a wonderful thing and we all need it, at times, to escape - if only for a little while - the enormous responsibilities life heaps on us.

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The word hate is a harsh description and often the use of dislike is more appropriate. After all, shouldn't we take a more kindly approach to …

I pulled into the parking lot of a local funeral home for the third or fourth time in the past couple of weeks, 30 minutes before the schedule…

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Former First Lady Rosalyn Carter: "There are only four kinds of people in the world. Those who have been caregivers. Those who are currently c…

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Obscenity with overt sexual innuendos, profanity-laced dialogue, more gore than a livestock slaughter house and so eerily weird as to defy und…

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Having heart is one of those intangibles that can't be measured with a yard stick, radar gun or volt meter, regardless of whether it's the emo…

I usually make an attempt to stay away from subjects that are polarizing in their effect and find issues that a majority of readers face in da…

This column on today's subject will be short and to the point. I could recite rhetoric that supports both sides of the issue, but I am reducin…

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Some days are better than others and there are times when those days stretch into weeks or months and may have an effect on your life for year…

In the past few days, I was reminded once again how fortunate I am at this point in my life to have avoided one of the pitfalls that plagues s…

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