Thursday, June 26th, 2014 09:25:51

All Senate — All the Time

It's an off-year election, and the White House is securely in the Democratic camp for two more years. That means the focus is turning instead to down-ballot races. In the House of Representatives, all 435 members are up for reelection.....

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Thursday, June 19th, 2014 09:25:18

Traditions, Time and Treasure

ROME -- Birthdays have always been a big deal in my family. When I was growing up, the birthday girl (or man, in the case of my father) would be regaled with a rendition of "Happy Birthday" during breakfast. The....

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Thursday, June 12th, 2014 09:24:30

Dive Deep to find the Gift of Connection

"Driven to Distraction" is no longer just a title to a book that covers ADHD, but is also a phrase that describes how many of us feel in our day-to-day lives. The opportunities and choices are enormous and they can....

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Thursday, June 5th, 2014 09:23:47

Remembering D-Day

This year marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy, France, and the long-awaited opening of a western front. The year before, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin had repeatedly asked British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and American President....

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Thursday, May 29th, 2014 09:23:16

Summer Fun and Friendships

For those of us with school-age children, May Madness is almost over. No longer simply a time for tests, projects and wrapping up work before the end of the school year, May has become a time for year-end celebrations, ceremonies....

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Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 09:22:41

Primary Process

The Senate, often thought of as the softer, slower, less-exciting body of the legislative branch, is in the spotlight this year. The Republicans in the House are expected to retain the majority and pick up seats. The Democratic Senate might....

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Thursday, May 15th, 2014 09:22:08

Turn Out

It's spring, an election off year and primaries are in full swing across the country. In my home state of Georgia, the primary is less than a week away, and the ballot is chock full of hotly contested primaries. In....

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Thursday, May 8th, 2014 09:21:36

Mother’s Day

Mother, Mom or Mommy, the name matters not to me; it's the person who matters. My earliest memories of my mother were of her holding me in her lap, tight against her ample chest and soothing me when I was....

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Thursday, May 1st, 2014 09:21:02

Hot Long Summer

June 21 is officially the first day of summer, but -- as happens during any election year -- the heat is going to set in well before then. It's going to be a long, hot spring and an even longer,....

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Thursday, April 24th, 2014 09:20:31

Earth Day

This week marks the 44th anniversary of Earth Day. In years past, the day has been marked with great media fanfare and attention. This week, it marched by with little mention. This is not so much a reflection of any....

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