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Fairs find the kid in everyone

I remember the days when posters started going up about the arrival of the fair. The poster was in bright neon yellow with a drawing of a big Ferris wheel. Just seeing the word “fair” in big bold letters let you know the big show was coming to town.

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Flipping the switch to autumn

At 10:29 p.m. Monday, summer comes to an end.

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Lessons from Chick-fil-A Truett Cathy

Truett Cathy lived an incredible life. It began with a hardscrabble start in Atlanta’s West End. It ended with him listed as one of the wealthiest people in America.

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Friends past and passed, but still around

I am blessed with lots of people I call friends.

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Stories written in stone

Stories written in stone

MOULTRIE ­— For some people, an out-of-town trip is not complete without a visit to a museum or art gallery. For me, it could easily be a visit to a cemetery.

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Music is good for the spirit

Several books of music claim to be “The Great American Songbook.”

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Imagining evolution of technology

In recent days, I have seen pictures of children beginning their first days of school.

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Smells like nostalgia: Scents bring memories

I can’t see or hear as well as I used to, but my nose seems to work pretty well. The trouble is, things don’t smell like they used to.

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