Posts Tagged ‘History’

Thinking about Thanking

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

Find your Thanksgiving day gratitude. by Cherri Ellis Even though we’ve been walking through retail’s elaborate Christmas displays since well before Halloween, the arrival of Thanksgiving means that the holiday season is now indisputably upon us.  Thanksgiving gets a little dissed in terms of holiday planning. It is so close to Christmas that what you… Read More

Missing in Action

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Missing in Action By Tom Gordon It’s not unusual to hear children of World War II veterans say they know little or nothing about their father’s war experiences. Sometimes, it’s because they did not ask or waited too long to do so. A lot of the time, it’s because their father was determined not to… Read More

Gimme Shelter

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Trending romance By Paget Pizitz I vaguely remember closing last month’s column with the promise of a more light-hearted read for August. As I write these words, I realize it’s 101 degrees outside and my air-conditioning has just broken. I know this because I went to get ice from the freezer and found Louis the… Read More

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

From the Magic City to musical history, Hugh Martin left a song in our heart that embodies the feeling of the season. By Tom Wofford When Frank Sinatra asked master songwriter Hugh Martin to change a lyric in his classic, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” Martin found the inspiration he needed on a visit… Read More