The Indomitable Woman

By Rosie Moore It is a well-known fact that women have been protesting and marching since time began. Think of Susan B. Anthony, a pioneer crusader for women’s voting rights; Harriett Tubman, a former slave who escaped then made 13 missions to rescue other enslaved people, and, finally, Rosa Parks, who said,”I’m not moving” from […]

Not a likely subject

By Rosie Moore I am not going to write a lot of thoughts in this article, because the subject is so hard to fathom, so uneasy to think about, and, mostly, a subject that one does not want to think about. But, there it is,  facing us as we live from day to day. In […]

I want to know

By Rosie Moore Why a bird can fly but I can’t? What is in a little pill that makes my body react? How can my grandson talk to me on my cell phone from Scotland? Why do bodies become allergic to certain properties in the air and on the ground? Why do good people die […]

M. McClung & Company

  By Ralphine Major I knew it as the building where our mother worked.  The first time she worked there was before I was born.  The second time was when she re-entered the work force and became our family’s primary breadwinner after our father developed heart disease and was forced to sell the dairy. M. […]

Kitchen Table Wisdom

By Rosie Moore My title is the name of a book I’m reading now by Rachel Naomi Remen, MD who is one of the earliest pioneers in the mind/body health field, and was one of the first to develop a psychological approach to people with life-threatening illnesses and educate their physicians about their needs. Let […]

February is Heart Month

  By Rosie Moore Valentine’s Day is over and enjoyed by millions of people showing their love for others.  February still remains the “heart” month because of its close connection with that amorous holiday. That heart that we celebrate each year is becoming more and more battered by disease. More and more people are dying […]

Be My Valentine!

Be My Valentine!

By Rosie Moore Probably many of you know the story of the origin of Valentine’s Day, but, let’s go over it again one more time. St. Valentine, according to romantic legend, was a kind-hearted Roman Priest who married young couples against the wishes of Emperor Claudius XI. He also tended to the sick and wounded Christians who […]

A man and his soul

By Rosie Moore He was born on September 23, 1930 in Albany, Georgia, to a teenage orphan making her living as a sharecropper. Later his father abandoned them. He started to lose his sight around the age of four or five and became completely blind at the age of seven. His younger brother drowned in […]

A Wildfire Survivor “Charles the Pig”

By Ralphine Major The month of November has been a stark reminder. Television and newspaper accounts have covered extensively the progress since wildfires ravaged Gatlinburg one year ago. Many have rebuilt homes and businesses; others have not. The fires left heartbreak and massive destruction and claimed fourteen lives. In the following months, there were countless […]

Christmas thoughts

By Rosie Moore There are thousands and thousands of Christmas thoughts that have been printed over the years. Everyone I know has a thought about Christmas but let’s read the thoughts of notable people, some you may not have heard of, some are famous. Here is one written by George Matthew Adams, an American newspaper […]

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