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It’s never too late to start new, healthy habits to make this school year a success. If you start now, you never know. It might make your life easier and slightly less stressful in the end.

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On Monday, I had a chance to learn a bit more about Fort Rucker and its history.

As I’ve said before, I come from an area and a background with little military influence. Living here in an area surrounded by the Army, I am always learning something I never knew before.

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You’ve already heard about the importance of April as the Month of the Military Child, which was written by someone who has experienced that life.

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The Fort Rucker-Wiregrass Chapter of the Association of the United States Army is calling for more community partners to support the organization in its efforts to strengthen and support the Army.

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Words like transparency, serial meetings, executive sessions, and others are jargon journalists who have ever covered a meeting of a governing body of any kind have heard over and over again.

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The Lenten season will soon be upon us.

Lent, as you well know, is that 40-day period where you constantly hear about what people have given up. It starts on Ash Wednesday and ends before Easter Sunday.

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So far, this winter hasn’t been crazy wintry. Not to me, at least.

I’ve enjoyed the cold snaps. It means I can wear cuter clothes.

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Some years, I try to make and write down resolutions at the beginning of a New Year. Sometimes, I make resolutions in November and just wait to start working on them until the New Year.

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This weekend, I spent some time with family, making and baking goodies and just having a good time.

My mother decided that she wanted to make cookies and candy, so she and I met up at my aunt’s house for fun, food and fantastic memories.

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All right everyone. We’ve officially reached the Christmas season. I’m sure some of you have already been singing carols and decorating trees for weeks now, but for me, Christmas starts after Thanksgiving.

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It’s November, the beginning of the crazy season.

Families are planning their get-togethers and talking about the food each person will bring to the dinner table. Some people are also scoping out the best Black Friday deals.

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In 2015, I wrote a column that started with the story of a man in Maine who died while celebrating the Fourth of July. That man and his friends were celebrating with drinks and fireworks, when he apparently had the idea to set one off from his head.

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Flags have been a prevalent symbol for a couple of weeks now, and flags will continue to be seen throughout Enterprise and the Wiregrass, especially in the days leading up to July 4th.

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May is here. It is a time of beauty and change, of remembering and honoring others and celebrating all sorts of things.

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April is the Month of the Military Child, in case you weren’t aware.

I never knew that it was until I moved to this community.

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In case you’ve missed it, Facebook has been in the news lately, and many people are logging out or talking about logging out of their accounts for good.

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I like to think of myself as a life learner. I fully believe that a person should never stop learning as long as they live, whether that means learning about oneself or about the world around them.

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Last week, students in local school systems celebrated the importance of reading thanks to the nationally recognized Read Across America event.

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A six-year-old boy in Europe found a five-leaf clover in 2016.

I know this sounds like a column for St. Patrick’s Day that’s really early in printing, but it’s not. I swear.

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There are moments, even at only 25, where I look back and think about how much technology has changed and how important it is to our everyday lives today.

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So, in case you haven’t walked out of your front door recently, here’s some news for you.

It’s been cold. Colder than I remember it being around this time for the past couple of years.

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So, I’m a little late in writing about this, but I felt that it should be mentioned. I think I was reminded about my frustration when I had a late Christmas celebration this past weekend with my family.

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So, here we are again. A new year is around the corner, which means – you guessed it – resolution time.

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Since Christmas is just around the corner, I felt it was time to discuss something that I have been hearing more and more about lately – not g…

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Well, if you’re reading this, that means you survived!

It looks like we’re both back from another day of thanks and Mama’s great food.

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We’ve reached the month of November, which marks the start of a busy holiday season.

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I’ve mentioned, maybe only once, that I teach remedial English at Troy University when I’m not working as a journalist extraordinaire.

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If you have been paying attention to the news lately, you may have heard words like STEM (Science, Technology, Math, Engineering and Math) being thrown around in regards to education.

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In case you could not tell, we are currently in the middle of the historic “dog days of summer.”

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I cannot emphasize the importance of taking a break from your regular life.

Last week, I was coming back from my vacation that, at times, still felt like work. This is mostly because I wanted to plan fun things and figure out my way around a new town.

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June 4-11 is National Garden Week, where the talent and skills of every green thumb is celebrated.

As a child, I remember my grandmother planting flowers and having me help her water them.

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So, I graduated for the second time from Troy University on Friday, May 12.

Don’t worry. I’ll hold for your applause.

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So, you should all be jealous and want to be my friend.

You may ask the obvious question of “Why?” Well, hold on to your britches because the big reveal will blow your mind.

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This past weekend, I had to drive in Atlanta.

After what happened on I-85 last week, you can imagine my dread. Funny enough, the place I was going to in Atlanta was on Piedmont Road, which was right next to where the fire occurred, collapsing part of the interstate.

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I recently read an article that Harvard scientists believe that they will be able to bring back the wooly mammoth within the next decade or so.

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So, to sound like a character from Game of Thrones, the new year is coming. Are you ready for it?

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So, I am kind of tired of hearing about the presidential election.

I am ready to move on now that Nov. 8 has come and gone. In fact, I think many of us are.

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It’s October again, which means the streets will be covered with orange, black, maybe a little red and... pink.