Beth Harrison, Tallahassee Democrat

Beth Harrison

Tallahassee Democrat

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  • Tallahassee Democrat
  • Hattiesburg American

Past articles by Bethp:

Christmas is over but reason for the season has just begun — giving of ourselves

make some new New Year's resolutions that encompass the real purpose of Christmas — giving, not of money necessarily, but of ourselves. → Read More

Bells are a cherished Christmas memory

Bells seem to have disappeared from newly constructed churches and the comfort and community that church bells elicit. → Read More

Hidden disability of hearing loss affecting growing number of Americans

From 2000-2015, the number of Americans experiencing hearing loss has doubled. → Read More

On a quest for that Southern delicacy: Green peanuts

A green peanut is a freshly dug peanut containing about 45-50 percent moisture. A raw peanut has been air dried and is only about 10 percent moisture. → Read More

These teachers shaped life and career

It's time to pay homage to the teachers who made a difference in my life — the teachers who helped chart my course. → Read More

Do you only have one life? Staying healthy may mean you have more

Our life expectancy has doubled in the last 150 years, going from a mere 40 years to 80 years. → Read More

Fatherless homes: A Mississippi crisis for children

Fathers that don’t live with their children can write letters, email, and talk on the phone daily. → Read More

Idioms paint pictures of description

'Our American English language is loaded with simple phrases that convey a wealth of information.' → Read More

Billy Graham left a legacy that will touch lives for generations to come: Column

"With his Bible in hand, he simply talked from his heart about his mission and God’s redemptive plan for the world." → Read More

Will you be financially ready to retire? Column

Money just doesn’t magically appear at age 67 so one must plan — way ahead. → Read More

Advice from a 2018 septuagenarian: Beth Harrison

With age comes wisdom, so here are some nuggets gleaned from seven decades. → Read More

Beth Harrison: United States must get out of its 'moral slump'

Once upon a time, we not only knew what was right, but we also did it. It seems we have moved to a culture of self-gratification instead. → Read More

Beth Harrison: Open your heart, adopt a pet

A shelter pet will give you immediate love, devotion, companionship and, some mornings, a reason for getting up. → Read More

Beth Harrison: Viewing a total eclipse checked off my bucket list

Beth Harrison traveled to Spring City, Tennessee, to view the Aug. 21 eclipse. → Read More

Harrison: Discover your ancestry through DNA testing — you might be surprised

Beth Harrison recently submitted her DNA for testing. The results matched what her ancestry research indicated along with one surprise. → Read More

Beth Harrison: Homegrown vegetables best part of summer

I am saddened by the slow demise of healthy, single-ingredient foods that I was privileged to eat growing up. → Read More

Beth Harrison: Discovering the fun of jigsaw puzzles

Tips for working jigsaw puzzles can be turned into guidelines for living a purposeful and fulfilling life. → Read More

Beth Harrison: Don't get tricked by online scammers

Use the internet? Then make sure to protect your identity. → Read More

Harrison: Diabetes, obesity top health challenges

Columnist Beth Harrison says the conveniences of modern life, while enjoyable, are contributing to a health crisis. → Read More

Don’t let technology replace human contact

Columnist Beth Harrison says to embrace the technological advances offered to us but use them in moderation. → Read More