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Nancy Blackmon, Author at The Andalusia Star-News

Lifestyles

Saving my snapshot moments

It’s a quiet Sunday afternoon the day after the Fourth of July. My husband, our daughter and I sit down to eat a late lunch ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 11:04 am

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Rest In Peace, Facebook Friend

Someone I never actually met died and it broke my heart to hear of her passing. No, I didn’t know her “in person.” Our friendship ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:00 am

Columnists

More than a store is going away

Do companies understand when they decide to close a store that has a long history in a town, it isn’t just a business that’s lost? ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Tuesday, June 9, 2020 1:07 pm

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We need to examine our hearts

It was about this time of the year when it happened. Maybe it was a bit later in the summer because it was a hot ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 3:45 pm

News

Opp native living in the epicenter of COVID-19 in U.S.

Sean Sellers, who grew up in Opp, knew he wanted to live in New York City when he visited there on an excursion with Dorothy ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Friday, April 17, 2020 3:21 pm

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Winter has arrived, y’all

Winter arrived last night on wings of wind and a steady rhythm of rain on my tin roof. It is here a little early but ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:05 pm

Opinion

Feeling bad? Get some dirt on you

Feeling down in the dumps this morning? Well, step outside and eat some good old Alabama dirt or at least get your hands nice and ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:40 am

Columnists

Thank Willis Carrier for the air conditioning

Let’s pause for a moment of silent appreciation for Willis Carrier. Thank you and Amen. If you are in a cool house, office, factory, store ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:00 am

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Nature cares nothing for human nonsense

The natural world does not pay one bit of attention to all the human hoopla. That is what occurred to me as I sat beside ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Wednesday, June 5, 2019 1:33 am

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Just stop it, USA; be thankful

On this day after Memorial Day, on this bright, hot Tuesday morning, I have a message for America. JUST STOP IT! Yep, that’s what hit ... Read more

by Nancy Blackmon, Wednesday, May 29, 2019 12:53 am

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