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There is a story from long ago about a little boy who lived out in the country. Having heard that the circus was coming to the nearby town, the boy asked his dad if he could go see it. After all, he had never been to a circus, and this was such a rare opportunity. His dad promised that if he…

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In late August 1894 Caroline Mary Stites Hallowes arrived at the Sweetwater Park Hotel to rest, relax, and take the curative waters, but she ended up enthralling the staff and guests with tales from the three most important men in her life -- father, brother, and husband.

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The resiliency of the human body and psyche is amazing. Our son had a severe case of strabismus during his grade school years, a malady that affects the ability of the eye to focus properly. Similar to "lazy eye," one of his eyes did not naturally align itself, which caused significant visio…

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Spooky tales are always fun especially at this time of year. Some are so fantastic they are hard to believe while others involve real historical events that are too gruesome to ignore such as tales involving grave robbing.

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It was while attending a high school football game a couple of weeks ago that I saw it: players of both teams, the coaches, and even the referees "taking a knee!" It was not while the National Anthem was being played, however, but during an injury timeout. A player was down on the field atte…