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Things that go bump
Wyatt got his first goose egg last weekend. He hit the back of his head against our bedroom window frame under my (supposedly) watchful eye.
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Fishing for a few rainbows
I often get fishing fever in the springtime. I mentioned this to my buddy Dan Starnes, who owns some community newspapers around Birmingham and he too was afflicted by the malady. The only known cu...
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The wonderful world of country clubs
Insider brings out humor in world of private clubs
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A slow march to Montgomery
It wasn’t long ago that my dream was to be living and writing in Mont-gomery.
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The glue of marriage brings simple joy and beauty
In late May, my husband and I will celebrate our 36th wedding anniversary.
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The struggle to keep them strapped in the car
There was a point, just a few years ago, when all three of my children were in car seats. I would open the back door of my car and see nothing but wall to wall Graco plastic and five-point harnesses.
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Engagements
Martin-Cheatham James and Renee Martin of Clinton, Miss., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Martin, to Seth Cheatham, son of Stan and Michelle Cheatham of Madison, Mis...
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School Lunch Menus
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS MADDOX MIDDLE SCHOOL Monday - Spicy or Crispy Chicken Sandwich, Baked Chips, Dill Spear, Milk, Breaded Okra, Fresh Veggies, Fruit Cup, Fresh Fruit Tuesday - Sub Sandwich, Baked ...
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One final comeback
One of the first things that Dora native Tim Hollis learned to say was “back, back, back, Jack, Jack, Jack.”
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A mouse in the house
Wyatt is usually the cause of mischief at our house.
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Long family story part of Cordova lore
We will take another trip into the past to review our history. While signing books at a book signing several years ago, I was asked if I had any information about the Longs of Cordova. I have tried...
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Writer’s block can be hard to break
Today I spent most of the morning tapping keys with no words appearing on the screen. That’s what happens when you have writer’s block. I get afflicted from time to time, and normally I can dip int...
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‘You are beautiful’
"I'm too round." A 9-year-old girl writes this sentence for a gigantic trash can named Nelly that feeds on negative thoughts.
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Living in coal country
I have bought several books for myself lately and have only made a little progress on each one.
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West Jasper K-Kids show their support for B.A.R.K.
Brylee Smith has received a lot of support from her friends at Memorial Park since being diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease last fall.
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