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A city by any other name would be …?

When you are traveling in Alabama or other states, do you ever notice towns with names that are almost similar? I have always confused Evergreen ... Read more

Remembering hated dictaphone

I ran across some notes I made about my early days at a newspaper office while cleaning my home office last week. They reminded me ... Read more

Thinking about dogs, comments

When I leave the house, my dog, Little Girl, sensing what I am about to do, pouts. She gives me a stony stare when I ... Read more

Puzzling over differences in words

Words can be so puzzling at times. Have you ever been deeply absorbed in your reading, and then stopped short because an unfamiliar word appeared? ... Read more