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40 years together
Jilda and I tied the knot in May of 1974. The first 20 years were a blur, and as we approached the milestone date, she kept looking at magazines that featured stories about traveling to Ireland, Pa...
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Steer clear of smoke alarm while cooking pork chops
Earlier this week, Jennifer and I were talking about what we were going to fix for supper. I told her I was going to try a new tip that I learned recently off TV regarding the best way to cook pork...
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Performance on historic pipe organ to accompany silent film
Good music and classic movies only get better with age.
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Adventures in Kittyland
Zac and I have had several discussions in the past year about expanding our family.
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Bouquet of butterflies
Jilda and I did some autumn cleaning last Sunday in preparation for our monthly League of Extra Ornery Songwriters meeting, which was at our house this month. The League is a collection of our song...
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What words can do
Words are powerful. I sometimes forget that, even though I’m a writer. Two things happened this week that reminded me once again of the power of words.
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Jasper BPW announces Woman of the Year nominees
Ten local ladies have been nominated for the Jasper Business and Professional Women’s 2013 Woman of the Year.
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Weddings
Rhodes-Green Johnathon Rhodes of Carbon Hill and Kayla Green of Dora were united in marriage on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, by Walker County Probate Judge Rick Allison. Kayla is the daughter of Jayna G...
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School Menus Oct. 14-18
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS Headstart - 12th Grade Monday - No school Tuesday - Cheesy Beef & Mac, Green Beans, Combo Veggie Cup, Texas Toast, Fruit. Wednesday - Chicken Nuggets, Cheese Breadstick, Broccol...
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Putting first things first
Some weeks as a working mommy are tougher than others. This has been one of the difficult ones.
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Engagements
Lee-Weeks Kyle Lee and Courtney Weeks are pleased to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Weeks is the daughter of Johnny Weeks and Dawn Southern, both of Winfield. She is the grandd...
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The view from the Oval Office
One of the highlights of our recent vacation was a visit to the Oval Office. The American Village in Montevallo has a full-scale replica that I assumed we would only be able to view from behind vel...
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School Menus Oct. 7-11
JASPER CITY SCHOOLS Headstart - 12th Grade Monday - Chicken/Whole Grain Bun, Romaine Lettuce, Tomatoes, Onions, Pickles, French Fries, Fruit. Tuesday - Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce, Romain Lettuce, Chopp...
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I love October
Today is the first Sunday in October. This month has a lot to offer. The pastimes changed from water sports, weekends at the beach and gardening to football, fall festivals and getting ready for Ch...
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Sloppy Tacos added to list of my favorite sandwiches
Even though I still find myself easing the cabinet doors open or sticking my head around the door and peering behind the toilet before I take a step into my bathroom,  at least the uninvited visito...
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