MADISON – We don’t live in America the Beautiful anymore. Now we live in dwell in America the Sleepless. Americans report getting an average of 6.8 hours of sleep per night, according to a 2013 Gallup survey. In 1942, the average was 7.9 hours, and World War II was raging. On the other hand, there was no television in 1942.
I have now done the unthinkable: I ordered a cheeseburger at Chick-fil-A. While eating (and enjoying) it, I kept my face to the door to make sure one of those cows that encourage us to “eat mor chikin” didn’t walk through with a score to settle.
STARKVILLE — American politics has unfortunately long since devolved into a predictable battle between voters on the nation’s East and West coasts and in the largest cities who are predominantly liberal/progressive/socialist and rural voters in the nation’s “flyover” sections of the South, the Midwest, and other “heartland” areas who are predom
The battle of good versus evil has been nonstop since Lucifer was ejected from heaven.
The battle will not be over until God says it’s time so until then it is a force we have to reckon with.
We all have this fight and there is no going around it. We have it with ourselves, our families, our communities, our jobs and so on.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I —
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
— Robert Frost
The artificial intelligence in my phone urged me to take the most time-efficient route Friday after work as I was leaving for a visit to my in-laws’ house in Tupelo.