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The tornadoes touched down in middle Tennessee early in the morning of March 3.  There was very little warning. Not that there weren’t any weather alerts or sirens, but even for those who heard the warnings there was not much time. Some came within just minutes of serious injury and probable…

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In 2013, when a move took us further away from our friends, we determined that we liked our cocktail time but hated the idea of designated drivers, so began having martinis over FaceTime, cheersing the camera and trying not to spill gin on the keyboard.

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It is not my intention during this time of great stress and uncertainly to write each week about COVID-19.

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It’s been exactly 30 years since Dr. Elizabeth Harper Neeld wrote to the world about the tornado that touched down on her home and life in the Tennessee hills of Soddy-Daisy.

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For anyone who has had a massage, we could all certainly agree that the post-massage feeling is wonderful. Our clients often find themselves saying: “I can’t wait to get another massage!” But when should you book an appointment for another massage? How soon is too soon? Is more frequent bett…

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It has been written here previously (I’ve decided after nearly nine years, it’s OK to repeat myself on occasion) that when I moved to town 20-plus years ago, I asked a new friend about the local political landscape.

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This Wednesday is March 4th, which, of course, sounds just like March Forth.

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I used to watch the TV series 24 and marvel at how much fictional terrorist trauma the government could experience and how much agent Jack Bauer could accomplish in a single 24-hour period of time. I imagined Jack coming home after his shift saving the world, and his wife nonchalantly asking…

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You know you’ve had a disappointing massage experience when you leave a session feeling mentally and physically dissatisfied. Whether you had a hard time relaxing, you weren’t comfortable with the therapist’s massage approach, room temperature is not to your liking, or the music or lighting,…

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In case you were wondering if a Tennessee lawmaker could make us laugh or cringe more than the photo of Kent Calfee of Kingston drinking from a chocolate syrup bottle while waiting for Gov. Lee’s recent State of the State address to begin, the answer is a resounding YES.

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The water quality in Williamson County is just fine, despite the number of times people from other parts of Tennessee ask me: “What’s in the water there?”

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On Sunday residents throughout Middle Tennessee looked out their windows and stepped out of their houses to gaze up at a strange yellow orb in the sky. Some people called it “the sun.” It was surrounded by an unfamiliar color. A few Tennessee natives recognized it and said it was “blue.” 

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Whether you're visiting Elements Therapeutic Massage for the first time, or are a regular monthly member, it's important to know how you can get the most out of your massage each time. Not only will it help to enhance your session, but it will also help you feel better after. If you aren't s…

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This will be the last column on this subject, unless the unlikely (and miraculous) happens and President Trump is removed from office. In that case, I’ll be eating crow as never before, and I’ll have an obligation to revisit this topic expansively

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Unless you’ve been living under a pile of cashews you’ve likely heard the news that Mr. Peanut is no longer with us. Sacrificing himself to save his companions, Mr. Peanut fell to his death in this commercial that was going to be aired prior to kick-off during the Super Bowl pregame show.

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Coming off two World Series appearances in the past three seasons, including the championship in 2017, the Houston Astros are being severely disciplined for stealing their opponents’ pitching signals. The purpose and benefit of intercepting and rightly interpreting the signals between an opp…

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Lighting is an important aspect of your home’s interior design. It is not only functional, but can be mood-altering!