Opinion

Katie Hart Smith

As a whippoorwill calls out from one of the nearly century-old pine trees in the backyard, I smile, take pause, sip my tall cup of coffee – strong and black, no sugar – and continue my walk in the garden and a talk with God.

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Carole Townsend

The newest household name – Irma – is wreaking havoc here in the southeast United States. A couple of weeks ago, I only knew one person named Irma, and she's such a sweet and kind woman.

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Carole Townsend

If you have children, I'm willing to bet that you've learned a lot from them. Boy, I sure have. Still do. My husband and I have four children; when we married, he had two girls, and I had a son and a daughter. They are spaced exactly two years apart, so that worked out nicely.

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Bill York

I was considered a loner during my youth. While other boys were thinking about girls I was hunting, fishing, trapping and camping out in the forest.

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