Is It Just Me? Advice we could all use

nder the heading of advice we could all use, just when you think you’ve got it all figured out everything will change. For instance, last week my column was a call for everyone to brace themselves for the dog days of summer. It would seem to be a safe topic in the middle of July for a place in northeast Texas. So what happened? A cold front…

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Is It Just Me? Naked and Afraid

Last week, my dilemma was how long to go without getting a cellphone activated after mine fell in the water and was…

05 July 2014 [10:29 PM]
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Is It Just Me? Mile Markers

You know those little vertical signs on the side of the road with the numbers —right? The signs have numbers every mile…

21 June 2014 [09:54 PM]
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Is It Just Me? Go pig or go home

This little piggy went to market, This little piggy stayed home. This little piggy had roast beef, This little piggy had none.…

31 May 2014 [10:30 PM]
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Is It Just Me? The lens of time

My friend Susan buried her father John last week. It seems fitting to share a memory about John because tomorrow is Memorial…

24 May 2014 [10:52 PM]
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Is It Just Me? Strange but true

The nicest lady was introduced to me while we watched our boys play in a golf tournament recently. Turns out she was…

17 May 2014 [11:02 PM]
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Is It Just Me? Out of Control

Are there any things in this life that makes us feel more out of control than the weather and airline travel? Merge…

10 May 2014 [10:13 PM]
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Is It Just Me? Say Anything?

Several recent items in the news have highlighted a need in our society. Perhaps a revival of sorts could come from such…

03 May 2014 [11:19 PM]
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Is It Just Me? The Bully Pulpit

The story sounds so familiar. People are having nervous breakdowns at unprecedented levels due to urbanization, overstimulation of the senses by media…

26 April 2014 [10:38 PM]
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Is It Just Me? The land of milk and honey

Many of us have perused Old Testament accounts of the children of Israel being promised and ultimately taking possession of the Promised…

12 April 2014 [09:52 PM]
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Is It Just Me? Memories of Mr. Frog

Some days our memories are the best part of our lives. My thoughts have taken me back to reflect on the songs…

05 April 2014 [10:56 PM]
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Is It Just Me? Sweet or Un-sweet?

At the rate things are going, you might need to be careful how you answer that question. One of our locally-owned eateries…

22 March 2014 [10:32 PM]
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Is It Just Me? The games you play

Last week we spoke of the games we play involving time, how we set our clocks, snooze buttons and being on time.…

15 March 2014 [10:51 PM]
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Is It Just Me? The game of politics

Let the games conclude. Please. And Quickly. Is it just me? Or do you run into people who drag you down? It’s…

01 March 2014 [09:58 PM]
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Is It Just Me? Blaming it on the man

Was it just me or did the story on Wednesday’s front page catch your attention too? The headline read Execution drugs in…

22 February 2014 [11:05 PM]
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Is It Just Me? Love or liberty?

It’s the week leading to Valentine’s Day. There will be roses, chocolate and diamonds being tossed around between now and Friday night.…

08 February 2014 [11:12 PM]
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Is It Just Me?: Conspiracy alert

We were having a conversation at the gym the other day about those clich←s you frequently hear. You know the ones, “What…

25 January 2014 [09:57 PM]