Kathleen Cochran

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What You Probably Don't Know About the Beginnings of Coca Cola

What You Probably Don't Know About the Beginnings of Coca Cola<p>Updated on June 10, 2015<p>First Coca Cola Santa<p>It all started with a war wound:<p>In April …

How Often in British History Has the Second-Born Son Become King?

How Often in British History Has the Second-Born Son Become King?<p>Updated on August 23, 2017<p>An Heir and Not A Spare<p>Elizabeth II<p>Today’s Queen Elizabeth …

Think You Don't Like Classical Music? You Already Like It Better Than You Realize

I recently had a good friend tell me she just didn’t care for classical music.<p>I was surprised by her comment. She is an accomplished, well-educated …

There is Some Great Music Out There

There is Some Great Music Out There<p>Updated on January 13, 2017<p>And it's just a click away:<p>Some days are good.<p>Some days - not so good.<p>But on any given …

Why 'Fake News' is Coming Soon to Your Hometown Newspaper

The Washington Post was founded in 1877 by Democrat Stilton Hutchins and published its first edition on December 6. Printed at 914 Pennsylvania …

The Sailing of the Tall Ships in 2016

Thirteen tall ships: USCGC EAGLE (USA), DEWARUCI (Indonesia), HMS BOUNTY (USA), PICTON CASTLE (Canada/Cook Islands), LYNX (USA), PRIDE OF BALTIMORE …

The Uniqueness of Catchphrases

<b>She should have stayed in the lifeboat.</b><p><b>It was an error not a hit.</b><p><b>Learn more about Venetian blinds in your library.</b><p>There are certain catchphrases that …

What Books are on Your 'Must Read' List?

There is little in life that is more personal than a list of your favorite books.<p>Now, I could impress you with a list that includes Shakespeare, D. …

Easter - Many don't believe

Easter.<p>There are many of those who don't believe.<p>They don't believe in God.<p>If they do believe, they don't believe he cares.<p>Even if they do believe he …

January 17, 1991, from 'My War - a wife's story'

It dawned on me I might consider getting dressed so I'd be ready for. . . for . . for whatever. That done, I turned on CNN and watched President …

My Invitation to an Arab Wedding

In 1990 I had the unique experience of moving to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. I stayed for four amazing years. During my first year I had the …

My War - Those soldiers . . .

When you have forty people to a holiday dinner at Fort Lewis, Washington, or Fort Stewart, Georgia, or on any Army post in America, you borrow card …

Who Are the Longest-Reigning Monarchs in British History?

Who Are the Longest-Reigning Monarchs in British History?<p>Updated on August 19, 2017<p>Elizabeth II - Now and Then<p>It happened at 6:30 on the evening of …

Is There Only One Way To God?

The Christmas Season.<p>It is also the Hanukkah season.<p>Every ten or so years, at this time of year, it is also either the season for Ramadan or the Hajj.<p>…

How to Clean Your House When you Hate to Clean House

Truer words were never spoken, written, or texted.<p>I don't know who first said this, but if I knew I'd buy him or, more probably, her a drink.<p>I love …

How to Improve Morale at Your Office

A new trend is emerging.<p>It is the potty-training school of thought in modifying the behavior of employees. Simply catch them when they are doing …

A Christmas in Saudi Arabia (circa 1990)

Late in the afternoon I was emptying the dishwasher – again. I lost track of how many times it had been put through its cycles. My guests were great …

Why Do Some Worshipers Raise Their Hands?

Have you ever been in a church service and during the music or prayer portion of the service one person or several people raise their hands in the …

Improve your community by supporting your local United Way

My entire life I've been encouraged to give something back, to help those not as fortunate as me, to think of others. First it involved putting …

How Could Anyone Forget Erma Bombeck?

How Could Anyone Forget Erma Bombeck?<p>Updated on July 5, 2015<p>A woman of her time.<p>If you are younger than 25, you probably missed it. You missed the …

A New Jewel in the North Georgia Mountains - Gibbs Gardens

Tucked away in the north Georgia foothills, at the foot of the great Smoky Mountains, is a once secret garden. It is not in a convenient place. But …

What is 'Sex in the City' Actually About? Friendship

What is 'Sex in the City' Actually About? Friendship<p>Updated on August 23, 2017<p>I Came to the Party a Little Late<p>I am probably the only female in …

How to Be Over 50 and Thrive

It is often said that youth is wasted on the young. They don't even realize the advantages Mother Nature has afforded them for doing nothing more …

The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Who Will They Be?

Several years ago a book came on the scene titled, "The Five People You Meet In Heaven." For at least a year it was the impetus of conversations …

How Do You Know Which Charity to Give Your Money to?

How could anyone be so cynical as to find something negative to say about supporting a charity?<p>Aren’t all efforts to support a good cause equally …

The Bible is Not Arranged in Chronological Order - Why?

The order gives the old stories new meaning.<p>I've been known, when seeking direction from God, to open the Bible with my eyes closed, and read …

How Argentine Grandmothers are Getting Justice for Their Children and Their Children

How Argentine Grandmothers are Getting Justice for Their Children and Their Children<p>Updated on August 21, 2017<p>The Mothers in White Headscarves<p>What …

How Katie Couric Became my Least Favorite Journalist

Why would anybody not want to watch Katie Couric during her two seasons as a talk show host? It's Katie Couric of the Today Show. It's Katie Couric …

A Book Review of 'The Hunted' - Fiction based on hard-to-believe reality

Political thrillers are a dime a dozen. There is no end to the writers out there trying to author the next "Hunt for Red October" or "Tinker, Tailor, …

Why Newspapers Will Be Even Better in the Digital Age

So, need the death nell toll for newspapers? Not so fast.<p>We still need a vehicle for receiving up to the minute breaking news alerts. We need to be …