1:10 AM Jun 16, 2015
This time of year there is so much going on, but one of the most common things to happen in June, July and August are weddings. There are always many weddings to attend during the summer months, and you always want to know what to wear and to look appropriate for the occasion.
3:00 PM Jun 15, 2015
Poet George Herbert once remarked, “One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” A local businessman and father of four children said, “I believe that it takes a village … but the village cannot replace a father.”
8:00 AM Jun 15, 2015
Here are four questions from Mike Lawrence, and I confess I missed all four. My partner and I both would answer No. 4 as I did, so there.
10:00 AM Jun 14, 2015
Are we a charity or a nonprofit? Is there a difference you ask? Charity is both a noun and a verb. For some reason I’ve never liked the term charity. I prefer to think of United Way as an investment resource. We help people invest in their communities, in their neighbors and in themselves.
4:00 PM Jun 12, 2015
I’m old enough to remember when computers were small enough to fit into a large room. And both my parents, knowing my interest in computers, wanted me to learn something called “binary code.”
5:00 PM Jun 11, 2015
When it comes to the topic of mental health most seem to shy away from the conversation. It is no different here in Wilson County than anywhere else.
10:00 PM Jun 10, 2015
It’s “fly swatter season” in Wilson County. I have noticed that fly populations are trending upward. Warmer weather and rain showers help make for the perfect “fly breeding haven.” Flies are not just irritating but can cause production losses in cattle.
9:30 PM Jun 10, 2015
According to the National Fire Protection Association, cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries. Unattended cooking is responsible for the majority of fires in the kitchen. You can prevent kitchen fires by taking these steps.
4:00 PM Jun 10, 2015
I love music. I had approximately two months worth of music on my personal laptop at one point during college, which is less than the amount of music I had on the desktop.
3:00 PM Jun 10, 2015
Transit is already a major issue. Can you possibly imagine what transit issues will be forthcoming with another million people are living here?
4:00 PM Jun 9, 2015
Somewhere past “the second star to the right, and straight on till morning,” there once was a real “Neverland.”
10:00 PM Jun 8, 2015
There’s another example of trying to get South to play the hand, as well as a different bidding system, by the “silver” people. (shown below)
4:00 PM Jun 8, 2015
You may think we’re talking about our smartphone cameras, but we’re actually more concerned with discussing how we understand and feel about ourselves. We’ve enlisted the help of Dr. Ellen Slicker for this discussion, professor of Professional Counseling at Middle Tennessee State University and private-practice psychologist. She has shared some of her research, citing Dr. David Elkind, psychologist and educator, in his book, Egocentrism in Adolescence.
2:00 PM Jun 7, 2015
In case you haven’t noticed, I like to talk about the United Way of Wilson County. In part, I do so because it’s my job, but more than that, I do so because I believe in the things our United Way does for Wilson County. Normally, I present information about the programs specifically for Wilson County since that’s what our donors’ funds support.
10:00 AM Jun 7, 2015
Couponing has become a pretty common practice since it resurfaced with bang in 2009 after many years of occasional usage. With its increasing popularity consumers tend to be less stressed about hitting the stores for a coupon adventure.
5:00 PM Jun 6, 2015
“One thing about championship teams is that they’re resilient. No matter what is thrown at them, no matter how deep the hole, they find a way to bounce back and overcome adversity.” — Nick Saban
5:00 PM Jun 5, 2015
LHS principal gives her perspective