5:00 PM Oct 11, 2014
“No writer for the press, however humble, is free from the burden of keeping his purpose high and his integrity white.” — John Boyle O’Reilly
4:00 PM Oct 11, 2014
Depending on the dictionary source, stigma is defined as “a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality of person”. An example for the word’s use is “the stigma of mental disorder”. As a mental health professional, I’m incensed by their example.
10:00 PM Oct 10, 2014
The medium is the message.” Would you say you agree or disagree with this statement? How you answer this question likely says a lot about your feelings toward the technological age in which we find ourselves.
6:00 PM Oct 10, 2014
I’m a sucker for fall.
5:00 PM Oct 10, 2014
We have been stuck behind Mr. and Mrs. Leaf Peeper for 45 minutes.
10:00 PM Oct 9, 2014
What have you done online this week?
6:00 PM Oct 9, 2014
I found a bright spot in my sports world Tuesday, thanks to the St. Louis Cardinals.
4:00 PM Oct 9, 2014
Tucked inside the 4H building at the Minnesota State Fair is a working museum filled with old presses, two Linotypes and other features of a 1930s-era newspaper.
6:00 PM Oct 8, 2014
One of the most common things I see when I’m on social media is the claim of a lack of originality in today’s younger generation.
10:00 PM Oct 7, 2014
Every fall a new fashion trend comes into play, and this year, animal print is what is selling out in every store.
6:00 PM Oct 7, 2014
Five years ago, Maureen and I made our first trip from the Southwest corner to San Francisco’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival and have only missed one since then.
3:00 PM Oct 7, 2014
There are hundreds of beautiful towns in the United States. And each of them has a claim to fame.
2:00 PM Oct 5, 2014
Sometimes do you just think you’ve lost your mind?
1:00 PM Oct 5, 2014
We think it’s safe to say that when parents speak of teaching their children to be tolerant, most prefer that their sons and daughters reflect the boundaries of mom and dad’s personal preferences. But we wonder if that is properly preparing our young people for the world in which they will live.
10:00 AM Oct 5, 2014
I need to do some boasting. I won’t be bragging on myself, but rather some community leaders.
8:00 AM Oct 5, 2014
Can you believe there are only 13 more weeks until Christmas? Many consumers are once again looking at purchasing most of their gifts online.
5:00 PM Oct 4, 2014
Earlier this month, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, House Speaker Beth Harwell and I convened key stakeholders in K-12 education from across the state for Tennessee’s Education Summit: Progress of the Past, Present and Future.