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Pike home uniquely their own
Keith and Sherrie Pike don’t want their home to be a carbon copy of anyone else’s.
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Fat is fine
One of my new favorite TV shows is "Mike and Molly" on CBS.
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Bankhead House takes visitors back in time
Visitors at the Bankhead House and Heritage Center cannot turn around without bumping into history.
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Holiday baking provides a welcome diversion
Once my boys left home to attend college the ultra-quiet that surfaced in the absence of their rowdy voices was almost overwhelming to me at times. The immediate and lasting solution to what feels ...
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I love technology, but not as much as Jilda
My lovely spouse Jilda would not be considered an “early adopter” when it comes to technology. In fact, she has been one of those “I’ll use a computer when you pry my typewriter out of my cold dead...
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Outdoor baptisms mostly a thing of the past
All over the “Bible Belt” of the South, rural churches, which baptized by immersion, used the local creeks and rivers for this purpose.
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25 going on 50
I laugh when my friend Mary says that she is “almost 30.”
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Apparitions of Alabama
At a park near Dead Children’s Playground in Huntsville, the swings always seem to move and the laughter of children is sometimes heard even when the park is empty.
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Engagements
Bankston-Woods Deb Sargent Bankston and Jeb Bankston of Cordova are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Nichole Bankston of Cordova, to Nathan Woods of Oakman, the son of Stan Woo...
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What is the secret to great tailgating?
Joe Cahn is no ordinary sports fan.
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Raising a little Rocky
My baby has had his first bloody nose.
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Firefighter develops simple device that gives children a helping hand in case of a fire
Capt. Greg Lawler, a 24-year veteran firefighter in Texas, thought fire drills were enough to keep his family safe. Then his young daughter proved him wrong.
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A tribute to age
There is much discussion about old age. When does it start? What governs the onset and when? Does that unique ability to “grow old gracefully” come naturally to all people? I dare say that genes pl...
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Just call me Aunt Rick
I’m now known as Aunt Rick, at least according to our 2-year-old great nephew Jordan. Jilda and I keep him on Tuesdays and Thursdays while his mom is finishing up her college coursework in physical...
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A fan's tribute to Andy
I had a different column planned for this week about our Women's World edition that comes out on Thursday.
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