While Santa’s busy checking his list, I’m inspecting claims that spending sleigh-fuls of money on government preschool programs would result in long-term improvement for Kentucky’s children.
It’s time, once again, for the Big Dummy of the Year Awards. The Fred Sanford inspired award has four nominees this year. Why only four, you ask?
When my daughters were small, I read a children’s story book to them before bedtime. One of my favorite books was “Twas the Night before Christmas.” I probably read it much too often between Thanksgiving and Christmas. My children could say the lines as I read them.
You'll not see this until November is gone . . . the month we always pay special honor to our veterans. And December 7th just passed . . . as FDR called it "A date that will live in infamy." My generation simply knew it as "Pearl Harbor," the Japanese attack that led the U.S.
I am typing this column with my left hand. I had carpal tunnel surgery on my right hand this past Thursday, and I am bandaged from my fingertips to midway up my right arm. The pre-op nurse who took my information on Wednesday told me she had had the same procedure three weeks before, and she as
Have you ever had one of those moments when you wish there really was an Easy button that you could buy? I would most definitely want a lifetime warranty with it! I'm sure if there were such a thing, the easy button would be as popular as having a cell phone.
It happens almost like clockwork. Each year, right around Thanksgiving, Christians begin to get all worked up about the holidays.
Christmas traditions have been on my mind recently, helping me to remember happy Christmases past. Probably many of my family’s holiday traditions are similar to those practiced by you and your family.
How about a little YONDERING this trip? When one of our granddaughters was young, she asked, "What do you and Grandmamma mean when you say, 'over yonder?'" Yonder is a pretty good word. You can say over yonder, back yonder, down yonder, or up yonder.
What Might Have Been: You’ve probably read the quote by Whittier, For all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: It might have been. My husband, Garey, has told me, on several occasions, that if I don’t get the books I’ve been writing published befo