Setting fashion trends for decades to come

I am a major trend setter when it comes to fashion. I’m guessing you probably didn’t know that about me. In all truthfulness, I didn’t know it of myself.
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Life lessons come hard on the playing field

It wasn’t totally unexpected. I knew it would be difficult because I’ve seen it before, but the piercing finality of it all packs quite a punch.
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HB 1131 is latest effort to hide government action from public

Politicians often talk a good game about “transparency” and their desire to look out for the public good, but seemingly more often than not, their actions speak very differently.
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Stealing spotlight from Attorney General Jim Hood

I was barely awake Friday morning when the first of several texts came in sharing the disgusting video.
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A filthy, glorious night of soccer

I wore my boots to work Monday because of the heavy rain falling at sunrise and guessing I would be traipsing through thick mud by Monday night when the weather was supposed to clear. I was right.
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Was hoping for a bigger snow day

The picture dominates our front lobby at The Journal and frequently elicits comments from visitors.
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Can’t deny greatness of this Alabama dynasty

I couldn’t help for a few moments but think that Ole Miss had beaten Alabama yet again.
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Crazy eight is for cards, not my thermometer

I was getting ready to make my first pot of coffee of 2018 and glanced at the thermometer sitting on the window sill above the kitchen sink and it looked like it said “8.”
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Bud had a musical gift and just wanted to share

I had the great fortune to sit back stage, side stage and even on stage with Leo “Bud” Welch at various Blues shows he’s performed over the past dozen years in places like Red’s, Po Monkeys, and Ground Zero to name just a few. But the very first time I actually ever heard him play live, he was sitting in my office.
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Thankful for Jesse Jr.’s enduring spirit

Walking across the rickety front porch, I tapped on the glass in the wooden door and could hear the sounds on the other side of someone making their way toward me. A few clicks from locks being undone and the door swung open and a small, gray-haired woman with a giant smile welcomed me into her home.
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