4:00 PM Sep 28, 2014
In the book Sons on Fathers: A Book of Men’s Writing, Ralph Keyes talks about the emotional uneasiness between fathers and sons.
2:00 PM Sep 28, 2014
A week ago something happened to me at a bridge game that has never happened before in all my 60 years of playing bridge.
10:00 AM Sep 28, 2014
I don’t believe in re-inventing the wheel. Over the course of human endeavors, what has made us shine is improving the wheel.
8:00 AM Sep 28, 2014
Many have discovered that Publix is a great place to save using coupons, despite misconceptions that they are a higher-priced store.
10:00 PM Sep 26, 2014
Recently I had one of those birthdays that invite reflection upon the question, “What have I learned? Have I any wisdom to share?”
6:00 PM Sep 26, 2014
Thumbs up to the 1,448 registered Lebanon voters who voted in Tuesday’s sales tax referendum.
3:00 PM Sep 26, 2014
I find myself once again addressing our community of the city of Lebanon instead of our esteemed Mayor Philip Craighead
1:00 PM Sep 26, 2014
The half cent was defeated; yet I remain perpetually optimistic.
6:00 PM Sep 25, 2014
Have you ever had one of those days where you know you need to write something and you just can’t think of anything to say? As a rule, journalists are not allowed such days, and yesterday was no exception. However, I just had the biggest case of writer’s block on earth.
6:00 PM Sep 24, 2014
Bill Withers knew exactly what to say when he recorded “Grandma’s Hands” for his first album, Just as I Am, in 1971.
3:00 PM Sep 24, 2014
When we hear the word addiction, we typically think of alcohol, cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. However, none of these—or even several of them combined—are anywhere near the most significant substance abuse challenge we face in Tennessee: prescription drugs.
10:00 PM Sep 23, 2014
This year has definitely been one of new things in the fashion world, but it has also been a year of bringing back the old.
6:00 PM Sep 23, 2014
This is the second column honoring my father’s 100th birthday next Sunday.
3:00 PM Sep 23, 2014
In case you missed it, today is the final day Lebanon residents have the opportunity to vote for a half-cent sales tax increase in Lebanon.
5:00 PM Sep 21, 2014
Most of us are hesitant to express opinions when we think our viewpoint is not widely shared. This has been referred to as the “spiral of silence.”
3:00 PM Sep 21, 2014
One of the things I remembered most when taking bridge lessons was the instructor’s advice, “Many roads lead to Rome.”

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