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Buying A Penny Whistle

After being accused of being a tightwad, local columnist Jimmy Reed offered a look into thriftiness and avoiding impulse buying by writing about his grandmother Reed’s way of dealing with items in the Sears Roebuck catalog. (June 5, 2012, Page 4)

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    Yes, that was me honking at you

    Local columnist T.J. Ray has made use of the horn on his vehicle recently, and he writes today about the transgressions that forced – or required – him to do that. (May 31, 2012, Page 4)

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      Watch Out!

      Local columnist Jimmy Reed relates the story of Xucuru hunting for food in the Amazon rainforest and his encounter with a feathered nemesis to make the point that we need to be wary of envy. (May 29, 2012, Page 4)

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        Rosa Parks, Thoreau and civil disobedience

        As random thoughts led to other random thoughts, local columnist T.J. Ray recalled one of his attempts at teaching Henry David Thoreau and civil disobedience to college students years ago. Ray writes about the lesson and how it relates to today. (May 18, 2012, Page 4A)

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          You Shall Receive

          Local columnist Jimmy Reed knows God has more important things to do than to give him a long-wanted Harley-Davidson. However, as he relates in this week’s column, there’s always hope because prayers are answered and miracles do happen. (May 15, 2012, Page 4)

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            A reminder

            Local columnist T.J. Ray introduces an assignment about budgets, debt and the government’s role and looks at how well we’re doing. The interesting thing is when the assignment was actually first introduced. (May 9, 2012, Page 4)

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              Thanks, Mama

              To honor his mother on upcoming Mother’s Day, local columnist Jimmy Reed offers a few of the countless thanks he owes her. (May 8, 2012, Page 4)

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                Is it puzzles and numbers, or puzzling numbers?

                Ever since his geometry teachers introduced him to pi, local columnist T.J. Ray has had his share of troubles with numbers. Ray asks some hard questions related, of course, to numbers that puzzle him. (May 2, 2012, Page 4)

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                  Ignunt

                  Local columnist Jimmy Reed, after watching his grandson improperly deal with a sneeze, writes about how so many people – not only youngsters –  just follow the lead of others even if what they’re doing is wrong. (May 1, 2012, Page 4)

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                    Thanks, social media; we’re plugged in but tuned out

                    Local columnist Deidra Jackson sees it every morning on her commute to town – people conversing on their cellphones. Who are they talking to and what are they talking about – and is it really something that’s meaningful? Real moments and memories, she writes, are what’s really important. (April 26, 2012, Page 4)

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