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Dividend of the years
As I grow older, I have developed a tendency to rant daily about all the tricks the rapidly passing years play on mind and body. Frequently, the brain cannot produce the right word. The joints join...
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Weddings
Sides-Vance Sherri Sides and Nelson Vance were united in marriage on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at the Birmingham Museum of Art in Birmingham. Minister Billy E. Phillips performed the double-ring cer...
Dec 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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School Menus Dec. 10-14
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX Monday- Hot Dogs, Broccoli & Carrots w/ Dip, Hashbrowns, Pickle Relish, Fruit Juice or Fruit Cup, Milk Tuesday- BBQ Sandwich, Chips, Baked Beans, Pickle Slice, Cauliflowe...
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Imagination a great tool for a writer
A good imagination in my line of work is a gift. As a writer, it helps me come up with decent subjects for my work. A good imagination enables me to make non-intuitive leaps, connecting things that...
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School Menus Dec. 3-7
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX Monday- Hamburger, Lettuce/Tomato, Dill Slice, Hashbrowns, Fruit Juice or Fresh Fruit, Milk Tuesday- Sloppy Joe, Corn Nuggets, Tossed Salad, Fruit Juice or Fresh Fruit, M...
Dec 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Engagements
Miller-Hendon Michael and Amy Keeton of Jasper and Bryan and Belinda Miller of Roanake, Va., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Miller, to Craig Hendon, the son of Davi...
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Nothing says love like a recipe
Even though things are very hectic around this time of year, Christmas is still my favorite of all the holidays.
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Aging gracefully
It’s tough getting older. When I look in the mirror, I see the face of an 18-year-old kid blasting down the highway in a 1965 Impala SS with windows rolled down, my hair blowing wildly in the wind,...
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The making of a Blazer
I was amused by a Facebook photo I saw recently that read, “I wear a UAB shirt because I went to UAB. You wear an Alabama shirt because you went to Walmart.”
Dec 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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The next Taylor Swift is born
Emma, my 6-year-old, feels destined for stardom. The child has been obsessed with music since before she could talk.
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remnants of the Storm: Resourceful, artistic, optimistic collaboration
In October’s final days, Hurricane Sandy barreled into the East Coast, wiped out communities with wind, water, and fire, created havoc totaling around $60 billion in damages, and snatched more than...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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My wife, the deer slayer
I’ve decided on at least one Christmas gift for Jilda this year. I’m looking for a car tag that says “DEER SLAYER.”
Nov 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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School Menus Nov. 26-30
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX Not available at press time MEMORIAL PARK Monday- Beef Steak Sandwich, Lettuce, Tomato, Baked Fries, Baked Beans, Jell-o w/Fruit Tuesday- Baked Chicken, Sweet Potatoes, B...
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Saying Shibboleth
During some downtime on Thanksgiving, I felt like watching one of my favorite episodes of “The West Wing.”
Nov 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Musgrove Country Club to be part of annual fundraiser
The doors of Musgrove Country Club will be open to supporters of the Pilot Club of Jasper next Sunday for the group’s Christmas Tour of Homes.
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