9:53 AM Oct 1, 2013
The fifth annual Taste of Wilson County will be Oct. 17 on the Lebanon square, sponsored by Old Hickory Credit Union and University Medical Center.
9:51 AM Oct 1, 2013
This absolutely proves that my husband and I have gone crazy, but I’m going to tell you anyway: we got a puppy.
9:49 AM Oct 1, 2013
Sam Cooke sang “A Change Is Gonna Come” in 1964, and the song has hit home for me in the Southwest corner here in 2013.
3:43 PM Sep 27, 2013
Years ago when my grandfather was around, he used to worry about things I thought were trivial.
3:29 PM Sep 27, 2013
Growing up in Lebanon with teachers in my family, the importance of a good education was clearly evident. At an early age, I began to realize the impact that multiple factors have on the quality of education each student might receive.
7:43 PM Sep 26, 2013
A couple weeks ago, I started combing through the television networks’ fall lineups to find out when my favorite shows were slated to premier.
5:18 PM Sep 25, 2013
I love football games. I especially love football games that have crazy endings (Music City Miracle anybody?). Enter the Tennessee Titans versus the San Diego Chargers.
10:41 AM Sep 23, 2013
A long time ago, some grumpy person who really valued silence said “Children should be seen and not heard.”
10:39 AM Sep 23, 2013
Back in the Southwest corner, I have been ruminating.
1:57 PM Sep 20, 2013
A cross section of society gathered on a brightly colored mat, almost as bright and colorful as the children who sat on it.
9:08 AM Sep 18, 2013
So everyone by now has probably figured out I am a sports nut (or nerd, geek, pick your adjective), but this week I can also celebrate my other passion - reading.
10:54 PM Sep 16, 2013
Dawn was peeping over the horizon and the woods were starting to stir as Roy Denney and I eased into a stand of hardwoods and scanned the surrounding treetops.
4:25 PM Sep 16, 2013
Sometimes lying is part of parenthood. It takes children a long time to figure out what we’ve been fibbing about—you know, Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, what vegetables you hid in tonight’s dinner and what really happened to her goldfish (she’s a little suspicious of the running away to the goldfish circus thing).
4:22 PM Sep 16, 2013
Again, I find myself writing as we wing across the Pacific, this time eastward to the Southwest corner on the Saturday before you read this.
2:36 PM Sep 14, 2013
My wife was sitting in church Wednesday night when she experienced one of those “you know you’re in the South when…” kind of moments.

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