February 27, 2008 RSS feed / Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

'Dysfunctional school board'

"Did you read what happened to the Clayton County schools?" was the caller's question. More...

Watch Your Head

The calendar says spring is still a month off. The birds who populate my trees didn't get the memo. A few recent warm days had them out and about like crazy, squawking, shouting and acting as rowdy as teenagers on spring break. More...

Ebony Dots & Dashes

Had a call from my good friend, Ms. Wendell Howard last week. Her visits by phone are always good. Even if some bad news is sometimes the norm. But mostly the news is good. This has been one week for the books. More...

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A.A.A.D.D.

Thank goodness there's a name for this disorder. Somehow I feel better, even though I have it! Recently, I was diagnosed with A.A.A.D.D. - Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder. This is how it manifests: I decide to water my garden. More...

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Another Opinion from the South

In an interview with Paul Bradshaw, the Rev. Rick Warren discussed some of the content of his thought-provoking and well written book, The Purpose Driven Life. More...

I wish you enough

Recently I overheard a mother and daughter in their last moments together at the airport. They had announced the departure. Standing near the security gate, they hugged and the mother said, "I love you, and I wish you enough. More...

As You See It

What good are grand jury true bills when the DA and judge can flush them with their mess? That must be Miller County law. More...

Things I have learned in Georgia.......

1. A possum is a flatanimal that sleeps in the middle of the road. 2. There are 5,000 types of snakes and 4,998 of them live in Georgia. 3. There are 10,000 types of spiders. All 10,000 of them live in Georgia, plus a couple no one's seen before. More...

Under the Golden Dome

Lawmakers reconvened on Tuesday, February 19, for the 19th legislative day of the 2008 session. The General Assembly will be in recess on Monday, February 25, and reconvene Tuesday, February 26, for the 23rd legislative day. More...