9:00 PM May 1, 2014
As I began this column, I reviewed the chapters of the manuscript which started me in writing about business leadership.
6:00 PM May 1, 2014
On Wednesday morning, I visited Fayetteville in Lincoln County, where we lost two Tennesseans as a result of Monday’s tornadoes. Crissy’s and my deepest sympathies and prayers go out to all affected by these devastating storms.
10:00 PM Apr 29, 2014
When you read this, I will be in Lebanon, but as I write, I’m in Texas.
9:00 PM Apr 29, 2014
I like to cook. I could tell you this is because I really appreciate the beauty of the culinary arts, but the truth is I like to eat. I’ve been known to come up with a fabulous recipe or two, but I am not perfect.
7:15 PM Apr 29, 2014
Interesting thing about preschoolers, they love food, but it seems like they barely eat. Seriously, how do they survive? This is true for the ones I know, at least.
6:00 PM Apr 29, 2014
Newspapers, particularly newspapers in smaller communities, have many responsibilities, one of those is the task of ensuring its readers and the community it serves is informed when it comes to candidates running for elections.
6:00 PM Apr 25, 2014
Coffee is a special kind of weakness for me.
3:00 PM Apr 25, 2014
Thumbs up to members of the Mt. Juliet Police Department, the Fire Department of Mt. Juliet and Wilson Emergency Management Agency for staging a mock accident, including an extrication as well as a visit from LifeFlight, to help impress upon students the consequences of driving under the influence.
6:00 PM Apr 24, 2014
There’s nothing like a good baseball game to let you know that spring has truly arrived.
6:00 PM Apr 23, 2014
Rally, I’m cracking up at myself even thinking about this.
10:00 PM Apr 22, 2014
Trash TV is wonderful. Anyone who claims otherwise is not to be trusted. Sure, it’s easy to turn up one’s nose at television’s low-brow programs and declare that you would never watch such filth, but everyone has a guilty pleasure.
6:00 PM Apr 22, 2014
Last week, Maureen and I had a marvelous adventure, not far away, just up the road in Long Beach.
5:00 PM Apr 22, 2014
Normally, I like to think I’m pretty organized. I know where everything in the house is whether it belongs to me, which is a good thing when my husband can’t find his favorite T-shirt (It’s folded up on top of the dresser) or when my daughter is having a meltdown because her Lalaloopsy doll is apparently “gone forever” (It’s on her bed). But in life, and in organization, you win some and you lose some. This is the story of me “losing some” – OK, a lot.
6:00 PM Apr 18, 2014
You can’t help but love Twitter sometimes. And cellphone cameras. They both have provided an immeasurable number of talking points – and punchlines – in recent years.
5:00 PM Apr 18, 2014
Thumbs up to Lebanon High School Career Technical Education graduation coach Joe Murphy for being named Wilson County Teacher of the Year last week at a banquet to honor him and the other 27 teachers of the year at Cumberland University. Thumbs up also to W.P. Bone III and Bob McDonald for organizing and sponsoring the event for the past 16 years.
6:00 PM Apr 17, 2014
It appears that Nashville’s other professional sports team is now searching for a new coach.

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