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When you take your child in for a medical problem, you usually tell the doctor “his ear hurts,” or “her nose is running” or “he has a rash.” This is called the “chief complaint” and is a statement of what is happening. By understanding what is actually wrong, you and the doctor can devise a solution.
Old Bubo Newsome, pride of Hartsell, was a great major league pitcher, but it seems other teams wanted him more than the team that had him. In a career that spanned two decades, he was traded 16 times. Quick with a quotable quip, he was an odds-on favorite with sports writers.
Life is full of circumstances, and sometimes happenstance causes us to develop perceptions that don’t reflect reality.
If there’s a downside to March Madness, it’s this: Everyone thinks they’re an expert.
Warning to the reader: The following story might be shocking to some. You will understand it best if you read it from a teenage girl’s point-of-view (because I have daughters!), but it could easily apply to anyone. If you don’t think that this could happen, then think again …
Dear Heloise: Regarding putting copies of all IMPORTANT PAPERS for a trip on a flash drive, this is a terrific idea, especially for those in hurricane-prone areas. They even can be placed in the car so if you have to leave your home, this will be one less thing to think about. I know many who lost everything in a hurricane and wished they had done this.