A car moving 60 mph will go more than the length of a football field in the five seconds a driver looks down to send a text or dial a phone number. That driver is more than 20 times likely to have an accident than a non-texting driver.
She lifted up the spiny tail and put it in her mouth. She grinned and said it tasted just like she remembered, crispy like a potato chip.
Twice a week Harry Walker and John Jones meet here for two hours of chess. Here is the Highway 61 Coffeehouse, a hole-in-the-wall on a sloping street two blocks above the Mississippi River. Both men are retired, Walker from Entergy and Jones as IT specialist for several Fortune 500 companies.
Singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett once said, "Indecision may or may not be my biggest problem."
It is no new observation that the Bible instructs us to love our neighbors and to love our enemies, probably because they end up being the same people.
Why celebrate Confederate Memorial Day, indeed?
Many thanks to Officer Bo Pearson for helping me!
Chances are unless you had a driver's license to renew, you had no idea Monday was Confederate Memorial Day.
If we could all be chickadees, we'd all be skinny and plum tuckered out.
When I stop by Lenora's house she offers some exquisite pastry she or daughter Emma just made, served with a cup of tea steeped in silken bags. When she comes to my house, it's a cup of Folgers decaf and a granola bar.
"What did you think of the play?" Pamela Parker, the playwright asked I knew exactly what I thought of the play but I thought better of saying so.
Good for Hob Bryan. Rather than let a politically popular bill onto the Senate floor sure to be ruled unconstitutional, the Amory senator Thursday refused to let the bill out of the committee he chairs.
There has been a big hullabaloo in the news lately about the Secret Service agents and their liaisons with prostitutes in a foreign country. These people are supposed to be well-educated and intelligent, even before being educated.
There is a movement afoot -- at least in the Northeast -- to end hazing on college campuses, and we think it's long overdue.
To the Citizens of Columbus: I am humbled by the honor to lead one of the best and brightest police departments in the State of Mississippi. Anyone who reads the paper and sees the news shouldn't be surprised that our department has been tested and criticized in recent months.
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