Articles by Fayette News


The customer is always right

Lunching with an Atlanta girlfriend on a Friday I was asked, “What would you like to drink?” “A Bloody Mary, please.” “I’m sorry, we don’t serve Bloody Mary’s Monday through Friday. We only offer it on the weekend,” the restaurant’s hostess answered. “Excuse me?” “We have stopped offering Bloody Mary’s during the week.” “Wait a…

Twitchers and Dudes

There’s nothing quite as good for curing the blues as a little birdsong. I stepped out onto my screened porch yesterday morning, feeling a little down and out, and was virtually assaulted by the tweeting, trilling, and warbling of a bevy of birds! My heart literally sang. The annoying cloud that had been threatening to…

State Senator Marty Harbin: An activist rather than a conservative?

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof” – Constitution, First Amendment Senator Harbin has been actively promoting the role of religion in politics since his election awhile back. He does not seem to understand either how this nation was formed during the “Age of Enlightenment” or that…

Secret Agent

I have been playing bridge now for about eight years. When I say “playing,” I really play AT it. It is a very hard game to maneuver. It’s harder than Old Maids. It’s even harder than Go-Fish, which means it’s a pretty hard game to grasp. It was created by a VANDERBILT, for crying out…

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