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A match made in heaven
Most country music fans have not heard of The Grascals, the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year in 2006 and 2007. However, many are familiar with the songs and guest...
Jan 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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I’ll be turning 60 in a few days
I’ll turn 60 this week on my birthday, and I’ve spent time reflecting about the concept of age.
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A greener Dixie
The environmental movement is gathering steam in Alabama, according to a new report by the Green Resource Center for Alabama.
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What do I want?
I always spend the last week of the year thinking about the things I want to do the coming year. I feel kind of like I did when I was in kindergarten and got a new notebook and a fat cedar pencil. ...
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Manic mud hole Monday
Did you hear the story about the reporter who got lost in the woods, stuck in a mud hole and nearly run over by a deer? Every word of it is true.
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Soup and firemen restore Dec. 26 tranquility
On Christmas night while making the rounds outside our house unplugging twinkle lights, I realized that the day after Christmas this year would not usher in the start of a work week or a back-to-so...
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Weddings
O’Mary-Prevost Anna Katherine O’Mary and Mark Alan Prevost were married at 6 p.m. on Dec. 18, 2010, in a double-ring, candlelight ceremony at First Baptist Church in Jasper. Chad Hayes of Leeds off...
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Tracking rabbits in the snow
I hope every one of you had a wonderful, family-time Christ-mas. That is what it is all about — family togetherness. Times were far different in the 1930s, and 40s. On the farm, we really had no gi...
Dec 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrating five years in the Eagle
As I drummed my fingers, trying to think of a topic to write about this week, I realized that January 2011 begins my fifth year as a columnist for the Daily Mountain Eagle. Time has wings.
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The psychology of being scared
I read an article last week about a woman who isn’t afraid of anything.
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Project 'took on wings of its own'
Sara Bright didn't plan to dedicate 15 years of her life to photographing butterflies.
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Chunky monkey's first Christmas
The most perfect gift I ever got was born at 3:41 a.m. on April 28, 2010.
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Rosenwald Schools: Born in Alabama, thrived in Walker County
When I sit down to write this column, I feel like Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz as she clicks the heels of her sparkling ruby red slippers together and chants, “There’s no place like home, there’s no...
Dec 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unleashing my inner child this Christmas season
“The Herdman’s were the worst kids in the whole history of the world. They lied, stole and smoked cigars… even the girls.”
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Engagements
White-McNair Matthew and Kathy White of Daphne are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, April Lynn White, to David Nathan McNair, the son of David and Wanda McNair of Jasper. The b...
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