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Thack You: Christian Mengele

It’s no fun going to oyster bars, bike rallies, and craft fairs alone, so I’ve posted this little bio of myself on ChristianMingle.com. At 4’11” my withered and aging frame is well-tanned from a lifetime of hanging out in my yard smoking cigarettes and planning my next argument. I have more sleeveless shirts than years…

Live and Learn

Oh, the trial and tribulations of cooking. I am in my 7th decade and found the secret to crisping the perfect bacon…just last week. My husband even cooked it better than I ever did. I guess I wasn’t paying attention to mama in the kitchen when she was frying some for breakfast, but now, finally,…

Operation Homefront salutes Whitehouses

Special to Fayette Newspapers Bill and Joann Whitehouse of Peachtree City received the Volunteer Achievement Award from the national nonprofit Operation Homefront during the Fourth Annual Peachtree City Invitational sponsored by The Home Depot on May 7 at Flat Creek Golf Course. The couple has supported the golf tournament since its inception. Operation Homefront Atlanta-based…

Bigotry and Racism: Alive and well in the South

Recently, there was an optimistic opinion piece in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer (Tures, 4-28-18) regarding the Newnan response to the Neo-Nazis. Newnan clearly showed the Michigan-based Neo-Nazis that they were not welcome. Tures references an NBC poll to illustrate how far we in the South have come. I deeply wanted to believe what the author concluded – that the progressive…

Run for the Roses 2018

“Thou shalt not covet.” I know very well that this is one commandment I must work day in and day out not to break, for I indeed have a covetous nature. But I truly, truly just really, really want the recipe for Jared Reeder’s fabulous Bread Pudding with Caramelized Bourbon/Pecan Sauce. Jared, who performs the…

Microeconomics 101

I wasted this great lesson plan on a room full of 6th graders. Or did I? It wasn’t a waste, really, except 6th graders don’t remember much about middle school. And this lesson was an important one. I was conducting an economic exercise. I took a break from teaching before our second baby was born…

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