RICHARDSON: Gift ideas for old geezers
I have recently entered a stage of life commonly referred to as being of a “ripe old age.”
ROWLAND: Sometimes it is better to be lucky than good
I ran into my good friend Lyn Chandler earlier this week, and he asked me if I had written my column for the newspaper.
HODGES: Sometimes it doesn’t work out
Thanksgiving week was supposed to have been so much fun this year, but it didn’t work out.
CURTAIN CALL: Lots of holiday treats this week
A virtual cornucopia of holiday treats coming at you this week so let’s start right in.
OUR SPACE: ISON: Zombie Comet from outer space
Ever since the comet was discovered by Russian astronomers night sky watchers all over the world have been hoping that ISON (which was named after the organization of its finders, the International Scientific Optical Network, and whose scientific name is the somewhat less fancy C/2012 S1) would be the next big thing in the night sky.
ORMC: Why lung cancer strikes nonsmokers
Most people know that smoking causes cancer, but may not realize how many nonsmokers get lung cancer, too.
RICHARDSON: So much thankfulness this year
For more years than I can count the great Atlanta Journal–Constitution sportswriter Furman Bisher offered up his thoughts on things for which he was genuinely grateful.
ROWLAND: This old oak desk and the stories she could tell
It is 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day.
DAVIDSON: Black Thursday? What happened to our holiday?
Here’s a fact, and a well-known secret at that, Christmas comes on Dec. 25 every year.
BROWN: Memories of the turkey shoot
During a family conversation over homemade vegetable soup and hoecake cornbread, it was announced by our parents that we were hosting a large gathering of relatives and friends at our home in Richland, during the upcoming Thanksgiving holidays.
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