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Facing my fears, 22 feet below the surface

Details Facing my fears, 22 feet below the surface I’m not one for small places, and I’m not one for feeling crowded, even if I like you. I’m a true believer in personal space....

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Liberty Baptist car show set for Saturday

Details The annual car show at Liberty Baptist Church in the Painter community is slated for Saturday....

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Coca-Cola and damselflies mark my anniversary

Details I’ve officially been with the Times-Journal for seven years as of Wednesday....

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Washer is first on my list for Highway 11 Yard Sale

Details Washer is first on my list for Highway 11 Yard Sale When I was growing up, yard sales were very much a part of my world....

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Proud of the progress we’re making at the paper

Details Proud of the progress we’re making at the paper In not too many days, I will have been at the Times-Journal for seven years....

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Start your own adventure

Details Here's a summary of local events....

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Fresh air

Details Fresh air Call me crazy, but I love the outdoors. I mean I really love the outdoors. Each morning, I begin my day by sitting on our back deck just soaking in first rays, lulled by chimes gently nudged by the br...

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Delay in closing state parks is good news here

Details Delay in closing state parks is good news here I have to give it to Gov. Robert Bentley. He’s really going all out on his new campaign to get support for his $541 million tax plan....

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The perfect wedding day for two great friends

Details Saturday was the perfect day....

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How much of your work are you willing to give away?

Details I’ve written this column before, but I like to write it sporadically as a reminder to people that I’m living and kicking it in the real world....

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Everyone needs a little sunshine in her life

Details Everyone needs a little sunshine in her life It’s amazing what a little sunshine will do for you....

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Wishing a fond farewell to my Sweet Melissa

Details Sweet Melissa....

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Medicare appeals

Details Many people on Medicare are unaware of the Medicare Appeals Process. There are two types of appeals — Original Medicare Appeals and Medicare Advantage Appeals....

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How to preserve love

Details Fresh vegetables from a garden, ripe fruit from an orchard such as peaches or pears, maybe blueberries or strawberries......

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Dealing with the dust dilemma

Details The average home accumulates approximately 40 pounds of dust annually. One tiny speck of dust is home to some 40,000 dust mites. Allergy experts estimate that more than 50 percent of asthmatic attacks...

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Not my business whom you marry

Details I was sitting at work a couple of weeks ago. It was Friday and we had just finished up the pages. I was getting ready to shut my computer down when I came across a story on Facebook....

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No more Social Security benefit letters mailed

Details Social Security has been trying to cut costs for some time....

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Medicare changes for 2015

Details Special to the Times-Journal...

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Bird lovers of DeKalb County, unite

Details It is about now that most of us start longing for spring. There is a way to bring a touch of spring into our homes, besides all of the green plants we dragged in to escape winter’s frost....

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Quitting: I’ve made the decision of a lifetime

Details It was Tuesday morning....

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Religious intolerance isn’t limited to one part of world

Details I saw a meme the other day that said something like, “All religions teach peace, so why isn’t there any?”...

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DeKalb County Schools

Details DeKalb County Schools...

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Sensible installation of smoke detectors

Details Since the ‘90s, there has been a decline in home fires, however there are still well over 300,000 house fires annually in this country alone. This statistic carries with it more than 2,000 funerals....

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Getting prepared for the cold is no fun at all

Details If you know me, then you know that a projected forecast of temps in single digits is my Achilles heel....

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Family made it one of the best Christmases ever

Details A few weeks ago, I was sitting in my apartment making bracelets (because I’m all about that these days) when my cellphone rang....

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Caviar, soup, cornbread for New Year’s

Details All Southerners know that we must respect black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day. Ignore them, if you must, the rest of the year; but for a year of good luck, health, peace and wealth, we must consume some...

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For unto us a child is born

Details What a year it has been! There has been enough bad to fill several years. Ebola. Ferguson. Brooklyn. Malaysia Airlines. Fort Payne. Fort Payne? Yes, we’ve had bad happen here this year, too....

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Fort Payne Garden Club celebrates Christmas

Details The Fort Payne Garden Club‘s December meeting was held at the home of Debra and Lin Guy. The beautiful seasonal decorations provided the perfect backdrop for our Christmas celebration. Debra and Janie...

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Tasty pecan gifts for Christmas

Details Although we didn’t have any pecans at our house thanks to the squirrels and crows, this was a good year for everyone’s favorite holiday nut. Pecan halves are available in our grocery stores and local...

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Cheese balls are the perfect holiday food

Details Last week, I heard that cheese balls are making a comeback. Big city caterers are making them the perfect party food. Yes, they are retro; they have been around all my life, but I didn’t know they had...

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