I make a point of never listening to anything Senator Marsha Blackburn says. It galls me that she represents Tennessee. Let's be clear here, she doesn't represent the Tennessee of Dolly Parton. Blackburn is actually from Mississippi, who was elected to her seat primarily as[..]
I am married to a teacher. I have an education degree myself and have spent 30 years in and out of classrooms. I have four school age grandsons. Not surprisingly, I take this directive from Betsy DeVoss and Donald J. Trump that schools must be[..]
Resurrection is going to take on a whole new meaning for all of us this year, I think. I am on my 10th day of dealing with whatever this is that I have. The cough has lingered, although I have finally been fever free for[..]
Editor's Note: American fears about the threat of communism were tied closely to the growth of the organized labor unions following World War One. There were a number of strikes during the war. More workers were willing to risk their jobs and join together to[..]
While I never want to return to life in the trailer park, I am thankful that I was forced into that situation at an early age. No matter how chaotic our lives became in the wake of my father's death, there were always people around[..]
Meghan McCain has a jealousy problem. Sadly, it is turning her into one of those mean girls we all left behind back in junior high. It's painful to watch McCain who vacillates between being the "jealous mean girl" and the "we are all better than our[..]
Author/Journalist Karen Spears Zacharias is a Georgia native and a Gold Star daughter. Her work has been featured in the Washington Post, New York Times, CNN, National Public Radio, and Good Morning America. Her debut novel, Mother of Rain (Mercer University Press), received the Weatherford Award for Best in Appalachian Fiction from Berea College and was adapted for the stage by Georgia's Historic State Theater, The Springer. She and her husband make their home in Deschutes County, Oregon.
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