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Glazer: A long journey’s happy ending for bus employees

Every now and then I like to write an epilogue column. As I've said in the past, most stories don't have an ending, just more story. And so it is with the Greyhound story.

September 16, 2011 | Teressa Glazer | Community columnists


Glazer: How a broken marriage can lead to broken kids

"How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child!" - King Lear, act 1, scene 4

September 02, 2011 | Teressa Glazer | Community columnists


Glazer: Friday at 6 is when panic sets in

Murphy's Law asserts that if something can go wrong, it will. I'd like to offer Glazer's Axiom: Bad news always arrives on Friday after 6 p.m.

August 19, 2011 | Teressa Glazer | Community columnists


Glazer: A bird in the hand may run afoul of the law

The hen must have escaped from a poultry truck. She crouched in the middle of the lane, trembling as passing cars whooshed by her. A couple of them whooshed over her.

August 05, 2011 | Teressa Glazer | Community columnists


Glazer: Letting go especially hard when your child is headed to Israel

I've done some challenging things in my life. I've earned graduate degrees, worked with some of Georgia's most hardened criminals, even managed to keep a small business afloat during these scary economic times.

July 22, 2011 | Teressa Glazer | Community columnists


Glazer: Teach kids early to wear their seat belts

Molly, our oldest daughter, had been driving for three months when she totaled her car. She hit a patch of black ice and skidded nose-first into a ditch. The driver behind her hit the same patch and slammed into the back of her car. Her little green Honda was compressed to the size of a Mini Cooper.

July 08, 2011 | Teressa Glazer | Community columnists


Glazer: Doggie DNA test reveals the mystery of Ginger

Our Ginger was adopted from the Hall County Animal Shelter in February 2010. Just as most parents are certain their child is exceptional, most rescue pet owners are sure that they lucked up on an extraordinary dog or cat. We're no different.

June 24, 2011 | Teressa Glazer | Community columnists


Glazer: I've fallen, and getting up hurts

I almost called in sick this week.

June 10, 2011 | Teressa Glazer | Community columnists


Glazer: Proud to be old-school on manners

Jay Rodgers and his family were on their way home from a Tim McGraw concert last month when they stopped at a gas station in Atlanta. As he was going into the station, he held the door for another man to enter.

May 27, 2011 | Teressa Glazer | Community columnists


Glazer: Lawsuit lottery benefits no one but the lawyers

It was one of those stupid, senseless things, the kind that makes me shake my head and mutter, "Damn fool kids."

May 13, 2011 | Teressa Glazer | Community columnists


Glazer: Take the pledge, because words do hurt

One April afternoon I was having a feel-good moment watching a mother and her adult daughter shop together. They were holding up blouses and gently teasing one another about their choices and preferences.

April 29, 2011 | Teressa Glazer | Community columnists


Glazer: Bus line boss should find these undercover jewels

I've never cared for reality television. That sometimes puts me at odds with the rest of the family. My husband never misses a "Cops" marathon. One daughter loves "America's Next Top Model" and "Ace of Cakes," while the other, inexplicably, sets out hors d'oeuvres and invites friends over to watch "Jersey Shore."

April 15, 2011 | Teressa Glazer | Community columnists


Glazer: When it comes to April Fool's pranks, one was just sick

All Fools Day is upon us. It's a day spent plastering an absent co-worker's office with thousands of Post-It notes, forwarding spoof emails or, conversely, writing tirades in opposition to emails that you didn't realize were spoofs and discovering all too late that your car door handle has been coated in Vaseline.

April 01, 2011 | Teressa Glazer | Community columnists


Glazer: Spring launches Year of the Snake

For the past couple of months, I've written on topics that I find disturbing: parenting methods that I feel are harmful, adult cosmetics marketed to pre-teen girls, a teacher being forced to resign for absurd reasons and a state representative who seems to primarily represent his own dingbat agendas.

March 18, 2011 | Teressa Glazer | Community columnists


Glazer: Georgia lawmaker's shouts of 'Hey watch me!'

There always seems to be at least one kid in every class who will do absolutely anything for attention. He doesn't care who he hurts or what the consequences are. Empathy isn't in his vocabulary. When I say he has no shame, I mean he has no shame.

March 04, 2011 | Teressa Glazer | Community columnists


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Glazer: A feast to welcome autumn

It's been said that fall is the Southerner's reward for surviving summer. I believe that with all my heart. Autumn is my favorite season, the one I look toward with almost giddy anticipation.

October 10, 2014 | Teressa Glazer | Community columnists


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