For this once being called the Bible Belt, things sure have changed, and the change has really caused this nation to go to the dogs.
When I was about 7 years old, my father married my then-stepmother, who brought into the family an autistic daughter.
Some have questioned why the U.S. should ratify the Disability Treaty when we already have the Americans with Disabilities Act in place.
How far we have come since the 1980s when I worked for the city of Chattanooga. At that time, I made no mention of being gay and fortunately, only needed benefits for myself. I didn't really fear losing my job, but I was always aware of the possibility. Shifting careers in the early '90s, I became a clinical social worker, joining a profession committed to ending all forms of oppression, providing fair and equal treatment for all. Since that time, I have done all I could to foster this approach to treating people who want to lead responsible, productive and contributing lives.
Re: Supplement to Sunday's paper 11/10/13. Who wrote this supplement on health care reform? I could not believe what I was reading.
It is with the deepest and most humbling gratitude I wish to thank all of our loving friends, employees, community supporters, and even strangers, who donated blood on my behalf.
With all the serious problems we face today, the loss of a comic strip is a very minor issue, but people still have the right to express their opinions.
The recent article concerning declining membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars makes me wonder about their outreach programs.
As I watch baseball superstar, Alex Rodriguez's legal woes grow and the debate about whether he used performance enhancing drugs, I wonder, why can't people put whatever they want in their bodies in the name of athletic excellence?
What Jack Brown did to local investors and friends is what Barack Obama is doing to all of America.
Yoga can fight stress
With statements like “We’ve spent a lot of time eating pasta and red sauce” and “can’t afford her usual two cups of coffee a day,” it seems that our city officials are out of touch with not only the struggles of those on SNAP but those in the middle class as well.
Conditioning to stop injuries
Last month, near the Hunter Museum parking lot, I tripped on a curb and fell flat on my face. Unconscious for moments, I woke to find three Good Samaritans helping me.
David Cook and Chris Anderson should sell used cars: "No, it's not a used car; it's a certified pre-owned vehicle."