Watching what you eat

May 6, 2004 Soso Whaley was just fed up with hearing that eating at fast-food restaurants is what makes people fat, so she fed herself breakfast, lunch and dinner at McDonald's restaurants for 30 days.

When death hits home

May 5, 2004 Sept. 11, the Oklahoma bombing and the Columbine school shootings all taught us that pain, happiness and shock are universal.

Handing over the glory

May 4, 2004 You know you live in a small town when every time you go to the grocery store, you see anywhere between one and 83 people you know. But we love our small town, and our small town grocery store.

You pick the ending

April 30, 2004 Here's a story for this year's graduates. It's about another graduate from a few years back. She gave me some advice to pass on.

Lost mines spark immagination

April 29, 2004 A preview copy of the Hallmark Channel's upcoming version of "King Solomon's Mines" piqued my interest to the point that I viewed the entire four-hour TV movie yesterday - the same day I received i

1956, 1982 connections

April 28, 2004 All week long that Randy Travis song repeatedly flashed through my mind and I keep hearing, "Operator, please connect me to 1982."

Movies and rainy days

April 27, 2004 Didja get any rain? That question is right up there with: Hot enough for ya?