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My apologies for the lapse in columns. Our house was without internet access for 11 days, and when it finally returned, I was really backed up with “stuff” to do. But I’m back.

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As suicide and attempted suicide continue to dominate discussions and topics related to the health care of young people, this demographic’s reliance and use of social media gets much of the blame.

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“Skits and Bits” - Little Bits of News and History – Some you may remember, some you may have forgotten and some you may have never heard of before; but all of which took place somewhere, sometime, throughout the years.

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It looks like we are going to have a hot week in Middle Tennessee with high temperatures in the 90s and the nights in the low 70s.

It’s been nearly 100 years since women in the U.S. first gained the right to vote — a milestone commemorated each year with Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 26.

Just knowing it’s time for Dickson County Fair and Tennessee State Fair brings us a feeling of — it’s time to celebrate the fall harvest, time to show off one’s best productions and creations. Maybe win a ribbon?

“Skits and Bits” - Little Bits of News and History – Some you may remember, some you may have forgotten and some you may have never heard of before; but all of which took place somewhere, sometime, throughout the years.

After the lovely Labor Day weekend, there will be a slight chance of an afternoon thundershower by the middle of the week because of the heat and increasing humidity.  

It’s been nearly 100 years since women in the U.S. first gained the right to vote — a milestone commemorated each year with Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 26.

Some may wonder why back yard (and front yard) gardeners will try, year after year, to outsmart all the roadblocks that Mother Nature will throw our way. After all, we do have places to purchase fresh produce.

“Skits and Bits” - Little Bits of News and History – Some you may remember, some you may have forgotten and some you may have never heard of before; but all of which took place somewhere, sometime, throughout the years.

We are into a period of unsettled weather in Middle Tennessee. Showers and thunderstorms are quite likely through Tuesday. Many of these will produce heavy downpours and cloud-to-ground lightning.

Sometimes they are called weeds. That word is often included in the common name of some roadside wildflowers, but I like to refer to them as roadside beauties.

“Skits and Bits” - Little Bits of News and History – Some you may remember, some you may have forgotten and some you may have never heard of before; but all of which took place somewhere, sometime, throughout the years.

The week ahead is going to bring an increase in the showers and thunderstorms to Middle Tennessee. Probabilities increase to 50 percent Wednesday and 70 percent Thursday and Friday and I would expect some of those to be storms with heavy downpours.