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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Goodbye “Toke”

I know that most of my articles are funny or attempt to quench our thirst for the nostalgia of yesteryear, but sometimes the paper...

What’s In A Name?

By:  Neal Wooten It is sometimes said that naming a location in the simplest direct terms is often the most effective. A fancy restaurant that...

Alabama Cold

By Neal Wooten I write this on Sunday afternoon and I have tried to prepare myself for tonight, both physically and mentally, for the cold...

Do Dads Still Do This?

I never had kids so I never got a chance to pass along all the quirky stuff my dad used to do. I sometimes...

A World Of Wonder

By Neal Wooten I was four years old when Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon. It was a fabulous era. On Earth there were...

Oh Christmas Tree

By Neal Wooten There are many bygone Christmas traditions that decorate my memory of growing up on Sand Mountain, but I will condense this article...

Christmas Mysteries

By Neal Wooten Christmas was always a magical time of year when I was a kid. There were certain things I could always be sure...

Superstitious Much

By Neal Wooten We like to think we’re not very superstitious, but I think deep down all of are to some degree. It’s ingrained in...

Hungry For The Holidays

By Neal Wooten Whoever first had the idea of going on a diet before the holidays was either a person of extreme conviction, or a...

Yeah, I’m A Little Jumpy

By Neal Wooten My dad could make some scary noises and he loved to scare me and my siblings. To this day I’m easily startled...