6:00 PM Oct 1, 2014
Venting is vital for survival, in my opinion.
3:00 PM Oct 1, 2014
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is a deadly, dangerous threat to the world, and the U.S. must take this threat as seriously as we are taking the threat of ISIS, the most deadly terrorist group we’ve ever seen.
10:00 PM Sep 30, 2014
Pearls have essentially been one of the most exquisite and popular accessory in history, but in the fall pearls seem to be a little more intriguing.
6:00 PM Sep 30, 2014
This column is the last of my trilogy tribute to my father.
3:00 PM Sep 30, 2014
Wednesday is an exciting day for anyone who has a relationship with The Lebanon Democrat.
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.

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