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A few wise idioms to live by

on Tuesday, 30 August 2016. Posted in Columns, Local News

Some of the ABC’s of wisdom:

Familiar idioms on life

on Tuesday, 23 August 2016. Posted in Columns

Here are some familiar and wise idioms that I found on Wikipedia.

A list of idioms to live by

on Tuesday, 09 August 2016. Posted in Columns, Opinions

Here are some of my favorite proverbial phrases which offers good advice to live by:

More strange facts about animals

on Wednesday, 03 August 2016. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

If you are a cat person, you already know this – Cats can sleep for up to 16 hours a day. Dogs’ nose prints are as unique as human fingerprints and can be used to identify them. Dogs can be trained to detect epileptic seizures A chameleon can move its

Witticisms on aging, life by Bob Hope

on Tuesday, 26 July 2016. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

Remember Bob Hope, the actor, comedian, singer, dancer and golfer? The beloved comedian lived to be 100, passing in 2003. Here are a few of his witty comments on aging and his life:

Cows have best friends

on Tuesday, 19 July 2016. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

I just love animals so when I came across these sweet and unusual facts about them, I just had to share:

March tunes stir memories of batons

on Wednesday, 13 July 2016. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

Music, like smell, has the ability to transport us back in time and bring to mind things we may have forgotten or not thought about in a long time. Such was the case for me recently as I enjoyed the music from the 246th Army Band, S.C. Army National Guard

Vacation passes too quickly

on Tuesday, 05 July 2016. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

I don’t know if Murphy has a law about vacations, but if he doesn’t he should. I think everyone will agree that your week of vacation passes twice as fast as a week at work. Last week I spent my vacation at the beach.

Signs of a happy kitchen

on Tuesday, 28 June 2016. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

Following are some sayings from kitchen signs found on Google and Pinterest:

Ponderings, trivia, idle thoughts

on Tuesday, 21 June 2016. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

Following is a hodge podge of trivia, ponderings and idle thoughts collected from cyberspace.

Who is this Murphy that gives us his law

on Tuesday, 14 June 2016. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

We hear a lot about Murphy’s Law but never anything about Murphy. Out of curiosity, I Googled Murphy’s Law and found out Murphy’s Law is an adage or epigram.

Nice ways to express not so nice feelings

on Wednesday, 08 June 2016. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

It is just me, or does there seem to be an awful lot of cussing going on? Even young children are using words that send a shiver up my spine.

Some differences between Southerners and Yankees

on Tuesday, 31 May 2016. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

It’s no secret the folks in the South and the folks in the North are a little different. Consider the following:

No more permanents for me

on Tuesday, 24 May 2016. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

As much as I loved growing up in the 1950s, there is one thing I hated – hair permanents.

The perks of being 50 and older

on Tuesday, 17 May 2016. Written by Brenda Harrison Posted in Columns, Opinions

I’ve already passed the mark, but have friends who have either turned 50 this year or soon will. So, here are some positive points I found floating around Cyberspace for those about to hit that “over the hill” mark.
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