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Jean M. Aurel’s ‘Clan of the Cave Bear’

Jean M. Aurel’s ‘Clan of the Cave Bear’

Over the past week I finally got to read a book a friend has been urging me to read for quite some time: Jean M. Aurel’s Clan of the Cave Bear. Clan of the Cave Bear is the story of the interactions between Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon humans approximately 25,000 to 28,000 years ago, primarily seen [...]

Cow BFFs

Cow BFFs

According to scientific research, cows have best friends. Anybody that’s ever hung out in the food court of a mall already knew that little tidbit. Ooh, yeah, I went there. You were thinking it. I just wrote it down. Don’t judge me. In all seriousness, at least as serious as cow friendship can be, you [...]

Slow Cooker Cheeseburger Meatloaf

Slow Cooker Cheeseburger Meatloaf

I made my first ever real meatloaf this past week. I don’t know why it’s taken so many years of my life before deciding to give it a try. I’ve made mini meatloaves in muffin tins, but never a full size version. For this dish, I used my trusty slow cooker and the results were [...]

The Birkin Bang

The Birkin Bang

Darlings, when designer Heidi Slimane sent his cast of models down the Saint Laurant Fall 2014 runway with a bit of nostalgia from the ’70s, a hot trend ignited into a flaming fashion for hair styling. Perhaps some of you will remember the Anglo-French singer Jane Birkin. Her eye-glazing choppy fringe bangs went viral world [...]

Tupperware Toys

Tupperware, the maker of all types of containers also made toys from 1965-1989. I remember purchasing many of them for my children. They are certainly vintage, but have given so much pleasure to children through the years. Do you remember any of these? Totempails, a nesting and stacking cup toy Zoo-it-Yourself, pop together animal parts [...]

Exploring the Outdoors

Exploring the Outdoors

Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity in which the participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches,” anywhere in the world. To children it’s a treasure hunt using your GPS or iPhone, which gives the opportunity to explore the [...]

Corker: Tennesseeans Continue to See Double Digit Health Care Cost Increases

Corker: Tennesseeans Continue to See Double Digit Health Care Cost Increases

U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) released the following statement today regarding reports that three of the companies offering insurance policies in the federal health care marketplace in Tennessee have requested to raise rates for their exchange plans in 2015: “My heart goes out to the many families and business owners across the state coping with [...]

Tennessee Announces Jeff Jarnigan as “Voice of Neyland Stadium”

Tennessee Announces Jeff Jarnigan as “Voice of Neyland Stadium”

The University of Tennessee announced today that Jeff Jarnigan is the new public address announcer at Neyland Stadium and will begin his new role when the Volunteers kick off their 2014 season against Utah State on August 31. Jarnigan follows the legendary Bobby Denton, whose iconic voice was well-known and revered by Volunteer fans during [...]

Eagle Alum Leatherwood Joins Coaching Staff at Division III Hampden-Sydney

Eagle Alum Leatherwood Joins Coaching Staff at Division III Hampden-Sydney

Former Carson-Newman men’s basketball guard/point center Kevin Leatherwood (Charlottesville, Va.) will continue his hoops career by joining Dee Vick’s coaching staff as an assistant coach at Hampden-Sydney in Hampden-Sydney, Va. Leatherwood becomes the fourth men’s hoops graduate in the last two years to stay in basketball after graduation.  He joins Collin Crane – the basketball [...]

Farmers to Battle Hunger at Milan No-Till Field Day

Farmers to Battle Hunger at Milan No-Till Field Day

At the Milan No-Till Field Day, farmers learn management practices that will help them combat damaging weeds, insects and diseases.  They’ll also take on another problem in many Tennessee families and communities…hunger. For the second time, a tour stop titled “Farmers vs. Hunger” will be part of the field day program. It’s an opportunity for volunteers [...]

Enoch Post 73 in First Round of Open Championship

Enoch Post 73 in First Round of Open Championship

The first round of the 2014 Open Championship came to an end Thursday evening and former ETSU men’s golfer Rhys Enoch (Cornwall, England) finished with a 1-over-par 73 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club. Enoch, who was in the second-to-last group to tee off in round one, enters Friday’s second round in a tie for 66th [...]

All Saint’s Episcopal School Hosts ‘God’s Bounty’ Project

All Saint’s Episcopal School Hosts ‘God’s Bounty’ Project

On a hot Monday morning, members of All Saints’ Episcopal Church joined teachers and parents of All Saints’ Episcopal School in God’s Bounty Garden and Outdoor Classroom. The project: building raised planting beds for classroom use during the upcoming 14-15 School Year. Scheduled to work over the course of three days, organizers and volunteers alike [...]

Simple Prevention Steps for Skincare Problems

Simple Prevention Steps for Skincare Problems

Swimming and floating in the pool is great fun and healthy exercise, but it can play havoc with one’s skin. Chlorine is very harmful for the skin if not washed off with soap. It causes very crusty dryness and irritation, so a quick shower with just warm water will not be enough, remember the soapy [...]

Terry Goodkind’s ‘The Blood of the Fold’

Terry Goodkind’s ‘The Blood of the Fold’

This week I finally had the time to sit down and blast through a book that has been on my list for quite some time. Back in November, I reviewed the second entry in Terry Goodkind’s The Sword of Truth trilogy, so I am excited to finally get to book three: The Blood of the [...]

The Use of Nursery Rhymes

The Use of Nursery Rhymes

Nursery rhymes use predictable, repetitive language, which becomes a great tool for teaching toddlers and preschoolers. To use nursery rhymes as a teaching tool, you should remember these basic rules: – When a rhyme mentions a body part, touch, tickle, shake, and/or wiggle it. – When you see a picture of the word you are saying, [...]

When I Remember the Beach

When I remember the beach, I have so many memories stored away it is hard to separate them! I remember the year my husband fell asleep on the balcony while lying on his belly, resulting in burns on the bottom of his feet. We ice backed them and used vinegar, making him smell really weird [...]