Kids, cats and escapes
At the risk of making myself sound old, I must announce I am now a grandmother-in-law.
We must say what we feel
He was a proud old sailor, a veteran of World War II, and he was anxious to tell me about a book written by one of his former shipmates on a destroyer in the Pacific.
Tim Preston: Wine, art, automotive and scrapbooks: 2/16/14
The weather knocked me out of filing a column last week, and I now have more to share than we have space for.
02/23/2014 — Lee Ward: No jail time for committing random acts of kindness
By one source, tomorrow is a very important day — Random Act of Kindness Day.
Tim Preston: Overcoming the impossible: 02/16/14
At 49 years old, with a spare tire the size of a Santa impersonator and a trick hip full of titanium, I’m the last guy in the world who should ever try to climb a rock wall at Kentucky’s Red River Gorge.
Find your birthday matches
On Feb. 12, 1992, approximately 11,189 were born. They came from different races, countries and continents, but together they shared one thing — their birthday.
Mark Maynard: Reasons to celebrate: 2/13/14
Now that the Great Water Crisis is behind us (hopefully), it’s time we start celebrating our area again.
John Cannon: Learning not to drink water the hard way: 02/12/14
Many years ago, when I made the first of four mission trips to Costa Rica with teams from my church, South Ashland United Methodist, one of the first things we were told upon landing in the Central American country was, “Don’t drink the water. It will make you sick.”
Good news, bad news
The good news is that I walked away. The bad news is that my beautiful new-to-me car wasn’t so lucky.
Why must excesses overwhelm successes?
Philip Seymour Hoffman, a gifted actor and a personal favorite of mine, has joined a select group of celebrities.
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