Try looking in the monthly archives. November 2013

Nervous singer wows thousands – himself included!

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Sometimes, when you allow nervousness to hold you back, you end up robbing yourself – and many others – of a tremendous gift. Find your passion. Invest in it, build it and let it grow. Then let it …

Zombie Mud Run offers some perspective

Spent the morning covering the Zombie Mud Run up in Zephyrhills. Loads of fun! Check out the full story in this Thursday’s Zephyrhills News. 
Some of the volunteers, who participated in later waves, were active duty military. At least two of …

The Horse and His Boy

Pick up this page-turning tale of surprising friendship…

“I wish you could talk, old fellow.”And then for a second he thought he was dreaming, for quite distinctly, though in a low voice, the Horse said, “But I can.”Shasta stared into its great eyes …

Christmas under attack?

I suppose it was inevitable. The lecherous talking heads that cash in on outrage have recycled the ol’ “War On Christmas” clarion call. And it’s not even Thanksgiving. This morning I have seen several iterations of a message spawned by …

A little Thanksgiving diversion

Publix has some amazing holiday commercials. I admit, they always get to me. Maybe it’s because I spent five years on the other side of the apron. Two years in the grocery department, where Thanksgiving meant wheeling entire palettes of …

Some kids dread Christmas

I spent much of the day covering the second annual Empty Bowls event in Dade City, FL. The event, sponsored by the local Boys and Girls Club and Feeding America, raises funds to help fight hunger in east Pasco County.
Allie …