Opinion

Marlene Ratledge Buchanen

My Daddy was in the Army and served in the European Theater. Snell’s Daddy was in the Pacific Theater. I said that one day in a conversation and a young woman asked me what kind of entertainment field they were in. I do not believe some of our educators are teaching WWII adequately. Either that, or the kids need to put up their dang phones and listen in class.

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Katie Hart Smith

Happy New Year to you! As you opened the kitchen cabinets or refrigerator in search for your breakfast fixings this morning, were you looking for coffee, fruit juice, cereal, or eggs? The other day, I did that very thing and then decided to for-go whipping up an egg white omelet and instead chose to eat nanner puddin’ (Southern translation: “banana pudding”) that morning. 

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Marlene Ratledge Buchanen

We all have them. Little things that drive us to distraction, if not to downright bonkers. On the way to Florida on “Time Snell,” James and I started listing our pet peeves.

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Katie Hart Smith

 How do we learn? How did you learn to walk, drive a car, or bake a cake? I bet you learned by doing.

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Dave Emanuel, Cut to the Chase

On October 27, 1904, public transportation achieved a trend-setting milestone when New York City opened its subway system. For a 5-cent fare, a subway rider could quickly and easily travel to areas that were formerly difficult or extremely expensive to reach.

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