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An unknown person said, "Practical observation commonly consists of collecting a few facts and loading them with guesses."

October 23, 2006 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Life


Ask Dr. Gott

DEAR DR. GOTT: Our daughter suffered over 1-1/2 years with Lyme disease before it was diagnosed. She was misdiagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. She saw an internist and two rheumatologists before going to a preventive medicine clinic in San Francisco where the Lyme test was given and came back positive.

October 23, 2006 | BY DR. PETER GOTT | Life


Bluegrass and gospel show at Mossy Oak Park

A record crowd is expected to attend the big five-day event bluegrass and gospel music festival at Mossy Oak Music Park in Guyton, October 18-22.

October 23, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Life


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French philosopher Denis Diderot, who died in 1784, wrote, "There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge: observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination."

October 23, 2006 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Life


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Pearl Buck wrote, "Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied." Not just great mistakes, small ones too.

October 23, 2006 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Life


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Willie Tyler said, "The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn't there the second time."

October 23, 2006 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Life


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Robert Fitzgerald, when discussing his criteria for translating Homeric Greek, wrote: "The test of a given phrase would be: Is it worthy to be immortal? To 'make a beeline' for something. That's worthy of being immortal and is immortal in English idiom. 'I guess I'll split' is not going to be immortal and is excludable, therefore excluded."

October 16, 2006 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Life


Dr. Gott

DEAR DR. GOTT: My problem is my low pulse.

October 16, 2006 | | Life


Astrograph

There's a strong possibility you might have to shoulder more responsibilities than you are accustomed to. A positive attitude will help you accomplish more than you expect and yield greater rewards.

October 16, 2006 | | Life


DEAR ABBY

DEAR ABBY: What has become of social skills in this country? I have been planning my daughter's wedding for eight months, and mailed invitations with self-addressed, stamped response cards six weeks ahead of my deadline with the caterers and rental companies.

October 16, 2006 | | Life


Averitt Center holds Wild Game Supper as part of fundraiser

October 16, 2006 | By KATHERINE KENNEDY | Life


Gunning for the arts

Surrounded by oak trees high on a river bluff, the sportsman hefts his gun to his shoulder. Peering down the barrel, he yells "Pull!" and fires a split second later.

October 16, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Soundoff — October 8

Note: All comments published in Soundoff are the opinions of the anonymous callers and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Statesboro Herald.

October 16, 2006 | | Life


Abby

DEAR ABBY: Something happened to me in one of the most popular restaurants here in town. I have gone there many times with family and friends. Recently a friend took me there for a birthday dinner. I know the manager, so I stopped to talk to him when we entered. As we were talking, the hostess came to take my friend to be seated, and I asked, "Could we have a booth, please?"

October 16, 2006 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Life


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Humorist Evan Esar said, "The girl with a future avoids a man with a past."

October 16, 2006 | By PHILLIP ALDER Newspaper Enterprise Association | Life


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Articles by Section - Life


African diaspora gives back from afar

The idea came to TMS Ruge one evening in September while at home in New York, skimming Twitter for stories on Ebola. A native of Uganda who grew up in East Africa and the U.S., Ruge was struck that much of the coverage depicted Africans only as victims. Little mention was made of their potential role in wiping out the deadly epidemic.

December 14, 2014 | Kimberly Curtis Deseret News | Life


Door to door: Following one food donation, from giver to receiver

Correction: The byline in the print version of this article said the author was Kimberly Curtis. The article's author is actually Lane Anderson. The editor apologizes for this mistake and hopes to avoid future occurrences of inaccuracy.

December 14, 2014 | Lane Anderson Deseret News | Life


A cemetery apart

"The Colored Folks Cemetery," as a deed from 1903 describes it, is a smaller, privately maintained cemetery behind the city of Statesboro's publicly maintained Eastside Cemetery.

December 14, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Life


Avoid the approaching 'Holiday Overwhelm'

In the human version of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," Jim Carrey as the Grinch shares these symbolic stresses in his busy holiday schedule: "Even if I wanted to go, my schedule wouldn't allow it. Four o'clock, wallow in self-pity; 4:30, stare into the abyss; 5:00, solve world hunger, tell no one. 5:30, Jazzercize. 6:30, dinner with me. I can't cancel that again. 7:00, wrestle with my self-loathing; I'm booked. Of course, if I bump the loathing to 9 I could still be done in time to lay in bed, stare ...

December 07, 2014 | Connie Sokol Deseret News | Life


How holiday shoppers are getting smarter

NEW YORK - Shoppers are getting smarter.

December 07, 2014 | Anne D'Innocenzio The Associated Press | Life


Legacy of the land

Sleek cattle graze contentedly in well-kept pastures. Dust rises in clouds as tractors till the fields, Grandchildren hunt, fish and ride horses on property that has been in Portal farmer Jimmy Skrine's family for decades, and the 73-year-old takes an active role in operating the farm that has been his life for over 60 years.

December 07, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Life


And the last Thanksgiving thank-you goes to: helium

NEW YORK - It'll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn't be the same without ... helium.

November 30, 2014 | The Associated Press | Life


Sad music may help winter blues

BERLIN, Germany - Listening to sad music while feeling down may seem like it could make matters worse, but it actually elicits positive emotions, according to a recent study.

November 30, 2014 | Natalie Crofts Deseret News | Life


Winter is coming. Be prepared.

Mention winterizing a house to most homeowners and the knee jerk responses are bound to begin flying: Time consuming, expensive, unnecessary.

November 30, 2014 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Life


Club celebrates 55 years of community, conversation — and coffee

With the median age of this group of distinguished gentlemen teetering around 75, the "10:30 Coffee Club" just celebrated 55 years of togetherness.

November 30, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Life


'Prayers from Fiji'

The Murkisons' story began on a regular December night in 2011.

November 23, 2014 | By JASON WERMERS | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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