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Even though everyone in her family is from Texas, this daughter of country music royalty was born in Nashville. Aubrie Sellers’ father is artist and songwriter Jason Sellers and her mother is Lee Ann Womack. Her stepfather for most of life is Carnival Music owner and producer Frank Liddell.

I have these friends, the Knudsens – Paul and Natalie. A few years back, they moved to the sunny South, settling in northern Middle Tennessee. Prior to relocating, they spent about five years looking for property to buy in God’s country.

You’ve heard the expression, “A picture is worth 1,000 words?”

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After a weekend of rain and storms, this week will feature pesky shower chances just about every day.

The year of our Lord 2020 is upon us. For the purposes of this column, let’s call it 20-20. It has been said that hindsight is 20-20. I’m not so sure. It has also been said that the greatest lesson of history is that man doesn’t learn from history. Hence, “history is doomed to repeat itself.…

This is probably going to be the week that the weather pattern begins to transition to more of what we would expect at this time of year. 

NASHVILLE—With her spitfire and sass, Heidi Raye proves that all the stereotypes you have about Canadian country music are wrong.

“To remain indifferent to the challenges we face is indefensible. If the goal is noble, whether or not it is realized within our lifetime is largely irrelevant. What we must do therefore, is to strive and persevere and never give up.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

It is a story of vast extremes…of a star and a stable…of angels and shepherds…of the most expensive gifts and the most inexpensive cloth…of time and eternity…of a holy God and sinful man.

If we can't get a white Christmas, I guess the next best thing would be partly sunny skies and temperatures in the 60s. That's what we will get this year. 

I suppose we all do a little looking back come this time of year. Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and the coming New Year seem to always stir up nostalgia within us. 

I took three of our granddaughters — Oakley, age 9; Jane, age 8, and Lena; age 6 — to see the Broadway musical “Cats” a couple of weeks back. I was motivated to do so because of a pleasant experience I enjoyed many years ago when I introduced my son, J. Brim, to Broadway. 

Now is the time when many homes will be adorned with holiday plants including cactus, amaryllis and poinsettias. I think that every home that decorates for Christmas should have at least one poinsettia, the No. 1-selling potted plant in the world.

“Every morning when I wake up, I experience an exquisite joy —the joy of being Salvador Dalí— and I ask myself in rapture: What wonderful things is this Salvador Dalí going to accomplish today?” ― Salvador Dalí

After our weather gets off to a decent start for the beginning of the week, an unsettled pattern is shaping up beginning Dec. 6, with chances of rain every day through Dec. 10.