Lifting heavy objects

December 14, 2006 How did the builders of the Great Pyramid at Giza and those of Stonehenge move and raise stones that weigh many, many tons? Apparently, much easier than previously thought.

Christmas lights

December 12, 2006 There’s one good thing about the sun going down earlier, and it’s that people can turn on their Christmas lights earlier.

Calves and sales

December 12, 2006 When the word “sale” comes to mind, most women have images in their heads of shopping malls and discount bins, and I am no different.


December 7, 2006 Placing blame  Dear editor: To the Batesville Guard regarding the article about the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission looking at the two meat packing companies in the Batesville area:

Buyer, neighbor beware

December 5, 2006 The Paragould City Council is currently considering an ordinance that would limit the number of yard sales residents may have to three a year, and also charge a $5 fee for the sales.

Capturing the imagination

November 30, 2006 Treasure — lost and found — has always been an interesting topic for me.

Ugly Faye, wild Ima

November 29, 2006 My dad’s twin sister and my mother’s older one are two aunts that I’m quite fond of even though they are as different as night and day.