This week was one of those weeks that I was struggling with a fresh idea for a column. Then, one of the random thoughts that popped into my head was I am glad I'm not like some historical figures who had as many as 40 wives.
Mercer Crook is a rock 'n' roller.
Weather may be the most universal topic among humans. When I call friends in other parts of the country, I often ask about the weather.
In the summer of 1972, radio was still dominated by AM.
College football is a phenomenon I enjoy watching. Not the game itself, but the spectacle that is the football fanatic.
In 1952, a 7-year-old girl from Georgia made her national debut on Ted Mack's Original Amateur Hour singing a song that had been introduced by Nat "King" Cole called "Too Young."
Chuck Clausen had one of those voices that was instantly recognizable. One did not have to turn around to see who was speaking when that deep Midwestern growl was heard.
This week, many of us will take a sip from the fountain of eternal optimism. This is the week we will resolve to do something better in the New Year.
I hope you get to spend Christmas with your family, because nothing is more special than your relationship with family.
Jane Lawson will be home for Christmas.
My mama's first job was as a sales clerk at the largest store, Gallant-Belk, in downtown Monroe, Ga.
If you think something wonderful or almost magical happens to people this time of year, think again.
Now that I am well into the second half of my life, I realize I am much like a car I drove until it would go no more.
I have used several gallons of newspaper ink throughout the years in pining for the way things used to be.
I woke up this morning in a place that is still the land of the free and the home of the brave.
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I asked my friends on social media to weigh-in this week on Christmas carols and songs.
A popular doughnut chain has a neon sign that is illuminated when it sells freshly glazed, hot doughnuts. It has lured me in more than ...
Once again, it is time for my annual column of thanks.
In the online world, I have lots of friends with varying political views.
It's hard to imagine, but the Gainesville Red Elephants have been playing football at the same place for a century.
I don't know anyone who actually stands around the water cooler, but we often use the idea of "water cooler conversations" to describe what ...
ORFORD, N.H. - Standing on Peter Thomson's back porch, you have a spectacular view of Mount Moosilauke, a 4,802-foot-high mountain at the southwestern ...
I try not to use this space in connection with my real job. I am much more content to offer my take on everyday things ...
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