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“petty” adjective. 1. of little importance; trivial. Synonyms: trivial, trifling, minor, small, insignificant, inconsequential, inconsiderable, negligible, paltry, footling, pettifogging adjective. 2. of secondary or lesser importance, rank, or scale examples: "petty cash, petty official, petty theft” 3.
I’m not really sure why it took me 58 years to visit Washington D.C. I’m just glad that I did so earlier this month. As an adult, a first trip to our nation’s capitol, especially taking in
Shortly after the 2016 Presidential election I noted in a November 15 column that Donald Trump and I had something unusual in common. (You can read the entire column at https://bit.ly/2JBx8KR) But after almost two years
Hello, and congratulations on winning the $1.6 billion lottery jackpot. I imagine you still haven’t gotten over the pleasant shock of being the lucky winner, and I bet you keep wondering, “How am I going to spend
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Stick-shift. Manual transmission. 5-speed. Did you know that these automotive mainstays for the past century are now disappearing from the American landscape faster than a Pontiac with an installed cassette player from Radio Shack? It’s true. In
By VANESSA HAMPTON Do you remember that kids song, “Dem Bones”? You know, the one that tells us all about how the “leg bone’s connected to the knee bone. The knee bone’s connected to the thigh
By VANESSA HAMPTON I just returned from a week of vacation at the beach. Stepping away from a routine, work, and a busy schedule always allows room for some reflection on how to make changes
By JENNY PRUITT CLEVELAND My tendency is to act like I’ve just been thrown in jail when I’m merging with a group of people I don’t know – whether it’s at the gym, in the
By Lynn Heady, Blue, Nashville and Wendy Wilson, Red, Antioch “We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic
By VANESSA HAMPTON I have chronic back issues. Advanced arthritis, spinal stenosis, bulging disc (at one time)…pretty much the perfect storm for back pain. When I first found out about my back problems I was