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“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference and you have to decide what kind of a difference you want to make.” — Jane Goodall

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We would like to think that we live in an age of scientific enlightenment. After all, compared to earlier generations of our species, we are all so much more knowledgeable and well-informed. We (collectively) are so smart; we must know nearly everything, right?

“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” – Marie Curie

A little bit cooler weather will be with us this week with high temperatures in the low-to-mid 70s. I think we will bounce right back into the 80s from May 22-28.

We should expect a steady warming trend for the week ahead, with the high temperatures climbing from the low 60s early in the week to the upper 70s by Thursday. 

In an effort to uphold the Open Meetings Act, the Tennessee Coalition for Open Government has joined news media organizations, journalists and press associations in filing an open meetings lawsuit against the Tennessee Registry of Election Finance. (Main Street Media of Tennessee, publisher …

Whether you are awakened by an alarm clock, the morning sun or a poke in the side from your spouse, the first early morning moments often set the tone for the remainder of your day.  

Being a mother of eight in 2020 is something that sets me apart from my peers. I am asked advice as someone who has, “been there and done that” on almost every parenting issue. We can safely say that 2020 has afforded the world with issues that no one has “been there, done that.”

Many years ago, I was present at a conference when a guest speaker gave a talk about several things that lead to what he called success in life.  One of the topics had to do with reducing stress.