The American public somehow seems to confuse the purposes of Memorial Day and Veteran's Day. Memorial Day is to honor those who gave their lives in wartime.
The most often asked question about newspaper columns is, "Where do you come up with this stuff?"
If you're a school teacher, I hope you get an extra measure of patience this week.
My mama was not cool. She mispronounced the names of rock groups in front of my friends, which made them giggle. She referred to The Beatles as "those old beetle bugs."
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.
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It was 1988, and I took a job as field representative for U.S. Sen. Wyche Fowler. My territory was all of North Georgia, and ...
Back in the days when I worked in a newsroom, people would call and offer some tidbit of information.
Baseball great Ted Williams died with the hope someone would be able to remake him one day.
When one goes scavenging in the refrigerator or cupboard for something to eat, there is always that question as to whether or not it is ...
When our dog died a couple of years ago, we left the ranks of dog owners.
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