In my childhood, there were many of those milestone events when you moved up to the next level. For some reason, we assigned the adjective "big" or "real" to them.
UNADILLA - Everybody has their dream of their perfect getaway. For some, it is the mountains. For others it is the beach.
WARWICK - Every year about this time, the folks of Warwick gather to pay homage to the Georgia's official processed food: grits.
If you watch commercial TV for more than an hour, you're likely going to see commercials for various pharmaceutical products.
If you're reading this in a part of the world where they serve sweet tea, you can pull out your white shoes, your white pants and your linen suit.
On the first day of spring, before the snow returned, I had visions of grandeur. As I have in years past, I dreamed of becoming physically fit.
I have some friends in the Augusta area who are devotees of The Masters golf tournament. They are pretty excited that a player by the name of Eldrick is going to play in their upcoming tourney.
When it comes to snow, I have passed the point where I want to go out and play.
I was in fifth grade when the announcement was made that a meeting of the 4-H club was being held that day.
We've got a gang problem in my neighborhood.
STATESBORO - I have visited 157 of the 159 counties in Georgia. They all have a courthouse. Some are big and stately, others are rather plain.
I am a fan of the eternal optimist. The person who sees the glass half full rather than half empty.
I'm not against Valentine's Day or any of those other commercially oriented observances on the calendar. I just think we should show our love and appreciation on an ongoing basis.
I was in Central Florida recently and someone suggested I take a couple of minutes and drive through the town of Celebration.
In some ways, we were just alike. In others, we were direct opposites. But you didn't need a DNA test to know that we were cut from the same cloth. Mine was a bit wider and his was a tad longer.
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When our dog died a couple of years ago, we left the ranks of dog owners.
In all of my working years, I have always had a dictionary near my desk.
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 ...
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 ...
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