I am a Southerner by both birth and heritage. I come from a long line of poor white cotton farmers on both sides of my family. Three of my four great-grandfathers fought in the Confederate Army. The fourth had been told by his parents that he could join the army when he turned 13; he was on his way...
Gosh, the first time I watched the Devil Wears Prada, my eyes glowed with envy of Anne Hathaway, who worked for a magazine. I was so jealous of her style, job and role at the high end fashion magazine. But, this was before I interned for 2 well-known magazines, Family Circle and Good Housekeeping. Show More Summary
There isn't much to laugh about when it comes to breast cancer, but I made the decision when I was diagnosed six months ago to make it my business to try and distract myself from all the treatment and doctors and side effects. To wit,...Show More Summary
By Sharon Hoyer It was an unseasonably brisk day in late April that I donned my denim overalls and headed out to an empty lot on the west side of Detroit to help build a seasonal high tunnel (better known as a hoop house to some of us, mistaken for a greenhouse by many others) […]
The Black Keys frontman's side project readies its full-length debut.
Dan Auerbach’s one-off 7-inch side project the Arcs has transformed into a full-fledged Black Keys side project with a new full-length on the way. (Maybe he’s turning his attention elsewhere while Patrick Carney recovers from his injury-by-wave?) We’ve already heard the boxing-themed “Stay In My Corner,” and now the group has shared “Outta My Mind,” […]
Yield: 4 main dish servings (2 slices each, as they are so light) or 8 side dish servings Last Tuesday, realizing that I was leaving town in a couple of days (for my annual summer day hiking trip with my cousin Earl) and that I had a big beautiful zucchini and yellow squash from the […]
Have you ever seen a skilled sign spinner on the side of the road performing near-acrobatic stunt with enthusiasm and zeal? Well, this guy is the opposite of that! My wife and I ran into a sign guy sitting comfortably on a lawn chair reading a book while holding a giant sign to advertise a local business nearby. Show More Summary
The last thing in the world I want to do is to get on the wrong side of God, the Catholic Church or any of my Catholic friends. But I feel compelled to say that Pope Francis, however infallible he might be in matters spiritual, is just plain wrong about air conditioning.
My favourite Bad Dude of German Economics, Hans Werner Sinn on Greek crisis:Orderly Grexit is, in my view, still more disruptive and costly to all sides than a facilitated debt writedown and restructuring, while allowing Greece more time and fiscal roo...
A lot has been made of the positive impact of Tom Brady's testimony on appeal. There were reports that he came across as genuine, sincere and generally favorable. Assuming that is true (and my guess is that's just one side of the story), it doesn't really matter. In fact, it doesn't [...]
4.12 / 5 Stars | 60 Reviews by CHEESEWEASEL "Onions and peppers are sauteed, then simmered with quinoa and tomatoes to make a delicious whole grain side dish. This colorful quinoa dish is easy to cook, and my toddler loves it!" View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews
South East corner of Dunwoody was slammed with isolated intense storm. Trees fell, streets were blocked, houses were damaged, power lines were down and luckily to the best of my knowledge no one was hurt. Neighbors helped neighbors, emergency crews focused first on people and then on roads, a special thanks to everyone involved who assisted. Show More Summary
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Jimmy Fallon took to Twitter to share details about his recent hand injury, which caused him to cancel today’s taping of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon! “Tripped and caught my fall (good thing)! Ring caught on side of table almost ripped my finger off (bad thing),” the 40-year-old talk show host tweeted. PHOTOS: Check [...]
The head of the National Organization for Marriage came to my house for dinner in the summer of 2012 to debate me on same-sex marriage. Here's how the night ended: I'm detecting signs of stopping—our side has been winning at the polls, at the ballot boxes, and in the courts since Brian Brown came to dinner. Show More Summary
When I see the White House promote #actonclimate while President Obama is pushing the Trans Pacific Partnership that will reduce regulations on the worlds largest polluters, I get an awful feeling in my stomach. When Elizabeth Warren...Show More Summary
My answer is that view is short-sighted and runs head-on into the other side of the low interest rate debate – rising interest rates are not good for stock market returns.
"They are on one side of the river ; you are on the other."
Gene108 asked a good question yesterday that is at the limits of my knowledge as I don’t deal with the sales side of the insurance industry all that much, but I’ll try to help: As a person, who has been handling benefits for a small to medium size business for 17 years, and does not [Read more...]