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Bad luck? Me? Nooo, can’t be

Bad luck? Me? Nooo, can’t be

Editor’s note: It’s been while since I wrote editorials, but my wife has impressed upon me the need to start again. Being full of wisdom (except when her wisdom disagrees…

The NSA is after me

The NSA is after me

A couple of months ago, I received an email offer from American Express to get a free subscription to a magazine of my choice. I don’t read much beside geeky,…

Mancession an Opportunity

Mancession an Opportunity

It sounds good to me. I speak of an opportunity made possible by the “mancession.” You see, the recession that began in December 2007 hit male-dominated industries, such as construction,…

Professors don’t have all the answers

Professors don’t have all the answers

President Obama has nominated Princeton University Professor Alan Krueger to be chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisors. Saying that “I have nothing but confidence in Alan as…

How massages are good for your health

How massages are good for your health

If you have never had a massage you have missed something beneficial to your body and health. Unfortunately most of the upscale gyms and health spas don’t offer the luxury…

Summer family reunions and Chocolate Sundae Cake

Summer family reunions and Chocolate Sundae Cake

In the south, our menu selection changes entirely with the season, and each new season is something to be excited about. Right now, we’re all celebrating sunshine and heat, gardens…

Do you know how much you’ve spent this week at the grocery?

Do you know how much you’ve spent this week at the grocery?

Have you determined what your grocery budget really is?  Before you clip even a single coupon, planning how much you want to spend each week at the grocery store will…

“Day”cation: Spending a day in Colbert County is worth the drive

“Day”cation: Spending a day in Colbert County is worth the drive

Go to Decatur, and travel about 45 miles via Alt. Hwy. 72 West, through Lawrence County and you will come to Colbert County, home to a surprising variety of free…

Beefed Up Bake Beans and a conversation about nicknames

Beefed Up Bake Beans and a conversation about nicknames

The other morning as I was walking through the den going on my daily dirty clothes scavenger hunt, someone said the name “Sally Mae” on tv and I stopped and…