Rocking chairs gain in popularity

...people relaxing in grandma's old rocking chair. But administrators in several...The very personality of a rocking chair says sit, relax, take a moment...marketing consulting firm. "The rocking chair is one of those classic American...

Rocking chairs lessen ailing elders' anxiety, drug use

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- At Kirkhaven nursing home, 79-year-old Mary Hall relaxes for long periods in a rocking chair, the agitation caused by her Alzheimer's disease soothed away as she rocks back and forth. "When she's sitting...

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Workers are choosing employment over retiring

...chair at University Hospital for a rocking chair at home. "I just became a great-grandmother...for me to spend some time in the rocking chair baby-sitting, but that's...the workplace. The proverbial rocking chair isn't as fun as first thought...

Steve Fishman's tough-guy persona belies a big heart

...winner would be found sitting in a rocking chair at Sidney's Department Store...the store, holding court in the rocking chair that her son calls the "best...found sitting in his mother's rocking chair, surrounded by guns and knives...

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Twiggs Circle homes show promise for blighted neighborhoods, but some waiting on follow-through

...embodied in two new single-family homes on Twiggs Street, which have manicured lawns and front porches begging for a rocking chair.Officials who helped build them envision working parents raising families inside. They hope to fill them with homeowners...

Augusta Housing Authority names complex for community advocate Addie Scott Powell

...recalled a conversation with her grandmother about why she spent time attending council meetings instead of knitting in a rocking chair."She said 'I attend them because that is my right and I will exercise my right. When I attend those meetings...

Chair in which Lincoln was shot center stage on anniversary

...Lincoln was sitting in when he was assassinated 150 years ago. He peered silently into the glass-enclosed case at the rocking chair, then snapped pictures for posterity."You just get drawn into these things," said Buczkiewicz, 47, who came...

Minnesota hunter's request draws notice in state legislature

...still do it," he said proudly. "There's going to come a time when I can't. I just don't want to sit in this rocking chair and think, 'Why didn't I do it when I could?' "Krog's request for a doe permit was turned away last fall...

Dean Sumner

...Papers as a Machine Tender. He attended Berry Schools in Rome, Georgia. Dean enjoyed sitting on the porch in his rocking chair with his four legged companion, Charlie. He loved to tell stories and socialize with neighbors who would often come...

Clemson commit Josh Fickes wins Southern Cross in playoff

...annual Southern Cross Tournament.So he took part in one of the favorite pastimes at Palmetto Golf Club: sitting in a rocking chair on the porch that surrounds the clubhouse.For Fickes, a senior from Beaufort, S.C., who was playing in the...