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Christmas Quote for December 20th

Christmas Quote for December 20th

on December 20, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don’t clean it up too quickly. Andy Rooney Andy Rooney was an American radio and television writer. He was best known for his weekly broadcast “A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney,” a part of the CBS News program 60 Minutes […]

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Christmas Quote for Today December 19th

Christmas Quote for Today December 19th

on December 19, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up – they have no holidays. Henny Youngman Henny Youngman was a British-born American comedian and violinist famous for his mastery of the “one-liner“. His best known one-liner was “Take my wife…please”. In a time when many comedians told elaborate anecdotes, Youngman’s routine consisted of telling simple one-liner jokes, occasionally […]

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Christmas Quote for Today December 18th

Christmas Quote for Today December 18th

on December 19, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values.” Thomas S. Monson He is an American religious leader and author, and the sixteenth and current President of The Church of […]

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Christmas Quote for Today

Christmas Quote for Today

on December 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love. Lucinda Franks Lucinda Franks is a former staff writer for The New York Times, and she has written for The New […]

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Christmas Quote for Today

Christmas Quote for Today

on December 15, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn’t come from a store. Dr. Seuss   Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American writer and cartoonist. He was most widely known for his children’s books, which he wrote and illustrated under the pseudonym Dr. Seuss . He had used the pen name Dr. Theophrastus Seuss in college and later used Theo LeSieg and Rosetta […]

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Christmas Quote for Today

Christmas Quote for Today

on December 14, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

It’s true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you’ll find you’ve created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are really what help to keep a family together over the long haul. Caroline Kennedy She is an American author, attorney, […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on December 13, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.   ~Mary Louise Cecilia “Texas” Guinan She was an American actress, producer, and entrepreneur. Guinan was one of seven siblings born in Waco, Texas to Irish-Canadian immigrants Michael and Bessie (née Duffy) Guinan. She attended parochial school at the Loretta Convent in Waco. When she was […]

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Charles G. “Bones” Seivers

Charles G. “Bones” Seivers

on December 12, 2019, 8:39 AM / in People

Charles G. “Bones” Seivers passed away on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, TN. He was 85. Bones was born in Clinton, TN to the late James “Mack” Seivers and Hassie England Seivers. He is survived by his wife Bettye Kitchings Seivers. They married April 27, 1956 in Oak Ridge, TN. He is survived by his […]

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A Daughter’s Disease, A Father’s Pride

A Daughter’s Disease, A Father’s Pride

on December 11, 2019, 8:02 AM / in People

  I don’t “do” Facebook.  I occasionally post my columns on the platform but don’t spend time perusing it.  If I did, I’d never get any work done!   So I missed a post by my favorite first daughter, Kristen, which she put up a month ago on National Diabetes Awareness Day.  My brother in South Carolina just brought it to my […]

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Christmas Quote December 11th

Christmas Quote December 11th

on December 11, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!” Charles Dickens Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world’s most well-known fictional characters and is generally […]

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A man who nearly died at Pearl Harbor has been buried there: An inspiring story of courage that compels our best

A man who nearly died at Pearl Harbor has been buried there: An inspiring story of courage that compels our best

on December 9, 2019, 9:03 AM / in People, Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison The USS Arizona has seen its last burial. Lauren Bruner was the second-to-last man to escape the ship during the Japanese assault on Pearl Harbor. He was one of only 334 crew members to survive the December 7, 1941 attack that killed 1,177 of his fellow sailors. When the ship exploded, Bruner swam across seventy feet of burning water […]

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Christmas Quote December 7th

Christmas Quote December 7th

on December 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas. Dale Evans Dale Evans was an American writer, film star and singer-songwriter. She was the second wife of singing cowboy Roy Rogers. At age 14, she eloped with her first husband, Thomas F. Fox, to whom she bore one son, Thomas F. Fox, […]

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it’s Christmas time

it’s Christmas time

on December 6, 2019, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

I woke up early one morning about five or six years ago when we up here in Indiana visiting, staying in the house Joey grew up in.  It was early-fall and the leaves were just starting to change colors and the weather was turning colder.  For some reason, I began to think about all the Christmas’s that Joey and her brother […]

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Christmas Quote for December 6th

Christmas Quote for December 6th

on December 6, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. Calvin Coolidge He was the 30th President of the United States (1923–1929). A Republican lawyer from Vermont, Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually […]

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Quote for Today

on December 2, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“My Christian home and education did not teach me what God wanted to do with my life. It taught me that I am to be obedient to His direction and leading in spite of my personal desires. I stayed in the military because I felt God’s call… The Marine Corps still embeds corps values of courage, honor and commitment in […]

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braver than me

braver than me

on December 1, 2019, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

by Rory | Sunday, Nov 29, 2015 I am fiercely protective of my wife. Any man would be.  With all she’s going through, I only want her to be seen in a good light.  So, though I’m only an amateur with a camera, I try to use my lens and words to lift Joey up. Like any woman, my wife is self-conscious […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on November 28, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

We must reject the idea that every time a law’s broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions. Ronald Reagan He was an American actor and politician. He was the 40th President of the United States (1981–89), and served as the 33rd Governor of […]

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Cancer-Stricken Actor Val Kilmer Wants Everyone to Know Just How ‘Potent’ the ‘Power Of Prayer’ Is

on November 27, 2019, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

By Chris Agee    |    Western Journalism As actor Val Kilmer recovers from throat cancer amid widespread speculation about his health, he revealed in a recent interview that his faith in the power of prayer continues to sustain him. He has faced criticism that he wasn’t being honest in prior remarks about his rumored illness, but explained his answers to […]

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Turtles anyone??

Turtles anyone??

on November 27, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Pet turtles and tortoises are popular among both adults and children. The cute little bald head,the homes they carry on their backs, their slow ,gentle movements are entertaining and endearing to watch. But choosing a name for these little characters can be a challenge. Thankfully there are plenty of ideas from other turtle and tortoise enthusiasts. Check out these names […]

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Dr. Laura’s Lasting Truths

Dr. Laura’s Lasting Truths

on November 26, 2019, 8:06 AM / in People

By Salena Zito  |  TownHall When Dr. Laura Schlessinger got her foot entangled with shards of broken glass a few months ago, she cleaned the wound, cringed at the amount of blood and went about her business despite a lingering, stinging pain that nagged at her to do something. Apropos of what she does in her professional life as the host […]

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