As a boy who spent a lot of time outside in the summer, I am reminded I had my fair share of assorted scrapes, wounds and bug bites throughout those same summers.
I have been on the planet long enough to see some things come and go.
My mama often decided certain events were historical and I should pay attention to them.
As I trudged through the sweltering heat, going from the air-conditioned car to the air-conditioned house, I wondered how we survived when I was a kid.
Last year, my daughter and I visited Philadelphia and stopped at the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.
Back in the days when I was spinning records on the radio, a singer-songwriter named John Conlee wrote and recorded a song called "Backside of 30."
The very best of Georgia is about to arrive at a grocery store or farmer's market near you.
I am a Southerner and am proud to be from the South.
I like to think that my childhood was the good old days.
Before the radio existed, folks used to sing. The songs were about a lot of things, including wars.
There are people who make contributions to the good of the community without seeking recognition or fanfare.
Clint Hill wanted to be a history teacher. Instead, he ended up participating in some of the most historic and iconic moments of the 20th century.
The role of a mother is an interesting one.
In 1991, American Telephone and Telegraph Co. announced it sent its last telegraph. In the same news release, the company said while telegraph messages were going away, the company would keep the name because it was a part of their heritage.
It was Nov. 6, 2004, and a beautiful sunny day in Athens. The Georgia Bulldogs were away at Kentucky and my wife's cousin was getting married.
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There are events in this life that often leave us longing for more. It can be a great meal, a good book or movie or ...
On the long list of people who died in 2016 is the name of Robert Hulseman.
Sometimes, when I am writing the column, I start out with an idea and it just falls flat. When that happens, I will highlight everything ...
In the Broadway musical, "Mame," one scene takes place around Thanksgiving 1929.
The guy who invented the clear plastic clamshell packaging is not one of my favorite people.
I asked my friends on social media to weigh-in this week on Christmas carols and songs.
A popular doughnut chain has a neon sign that is illuminated when it sells freshly glazed, hot doughnuts. It has lured me in more than ...
Once again, it is time for my annual column of thanks.
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