Let me preface this by saying if 2020 was a road trip, this would be it.
I’m sure no one would claim 2020 was the best year ever. There’s talk of turning it into a swear word in the future, as it’s felt like one disaster after another.
Lots of folks in the county were being productive back during the pandemic. That time at home offered the chance to tackle all sorts of Honey-Do chores and the things that seem to always be put off until another day.
My parents were pretty strict when I was growing up. They made sure I said please and thank you, that I didn’t interrupt others and that I said “yes, ma’am” and “yes, sir.”
While out getting some essential groceries last weekend, I had to will myself away from the hair dye aisle. The news last week that hair salons and other close, personal services would not yet be able to reopen made it all that much harder to walk away.
When we were looking for a house, I told my husband, Alfred, I wanted a willow tree in the yard. It was a silly thing to want, perhaps, but that didn’t stop me from wanting it. I feel a kindred spirit when I’m with them. They are forever bowing their heads. Sometimes I feel like they are rev…
With the COVID-19 health scare, the daily grind is coming to a grinding halt. I have been thinking about quarantine, mandates, limits, orders, supplies, and what it means to be considered “essential.”
This Week's Circulars
Lana Ruth Hensley, 85, of Lebanon, TN, formerly of Crossville, passed away Feb. 15, 2021. She was born Aug. 2, 1935, in Detroit, MI, the daughter of Edward A. and Gladys M. Poole Laffrey. She was a kind and loving Christian lady who loved her family deeply. She enjoyed gardening and growing …
Michael (Mike) Carson McCracken passed away Feb. 18, 2021, at the age of 74. He was preceded in death by his father, James Robert McCracken Sr.; mother, Julia Geraldine (Carson) McCracken; and brother, James Robert McCracken Jr. He is survived by his sister, Julia Ann (McCracken) Dixon (husb…
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