This week’s column is dedicated to my friends who have the minds of engineers — nuclear, electrical, civil, industrial and whatever other type…
We are now one day beyond the biggest jokesters’ holiday of the year — April Fools’ Day, or All Fools’ Day to some.
We were out of town last week during the big rainstorm that blew through town.
St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone and those of us with even a tad of Irish heritage are still recovering from bouncy Irish melodies, green b…
This week has been unusually warm and Judi and I have enjoyed getting outside to begin yard work that is overdue.
I have a confession to make. I am a Facebook user and I also check out “stuff” on Instagram, which some folks tell me is becoming more of an o…
I have been doing a good bit of reading lately, staying inside during these bone-breaking days.
If you are a father or grandfather of a little girl (or even a big girl) who owns an American Girl doll, this column’s for you.
This past two weeks have been a treasure trove of news bits, from the huge GameStop debacle to vaccine shortages to trials in the US Congress …
This past few days saw the University of Tennessee go through the inevitable coaching shake-up that surfaces every two to three years.
Over my lifetime, I have found the English language confusing, frustrating, yet fascinating.
Christmas and New Year’s Eve are in our rear-view mirrors and today marks the start of what all of us hope will be a much better year than thi…
It is one week until Christmas, 2020. What a year this has been!
I was reading an article this week about unusual occurrences in history and the author kept referring to a number of items that he considered …
This week Judi spotted an unusually large black bird with a giant wingspan in our backyard.
I was talking to a friend recently and somehow the topic of trite and well used words came up.
The beautiful sunsets and clear starry skies this fall have been the best I can remember in years.
A number of folks who know me realize I love to try something new any time I can.
I was thinking of column ideas this week and how I can stay as positive as possible in this wild and unpredictable year.
We have had a busy week with family in from Kentucky and tons of snuggles from grandkids that we hadn’t seen in a while.
The first time I can remember that I took a train ride I was nine years old.
I hope those of you kind readers remembered last week’s column on preparing to write your own book.
During this COVID-19 timeframe many of us have been catching up on our reading, especially good novels.
It is September and we can’t figure out where the summer has gone.
It has been a very unusual month for Judi and me.