December 31, 2014 RSS feed / Editorial

Cornbread & Buttermilk

When you know it is time to quit — you’d better quit

I’m writing this from a rocking chair, which is an appropriate place to work at this stage of my career. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Alabama political figures who passed away in 2014

As is the custom with my year end column, we will take note of the passing away of notable Alabama political personalities during the year. Some legendary Alabama political icons passed away in 2014.  More...

That’s what they said

“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.”  Benjamin Franklin   “Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.”  More...

Gone South

Vacuuming in the 21st century

Author’s note: This is not an endorsement of a particular product. No company has paid me to speak highly of what they are seeking to sell to an unsuspecting public, though I am not opposed to the idea. More...

Dollars & Cents

Being in debt all of your life

As 2015 breaks on the horizon, many people may realize they overspent during the holidays. They find themselves in the unenviable position of having a burdensome amount of debt hanging over their heads. More...