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Harold Lloyd Barber

Harold Lloyd Barber, 92, of Morrow, passed away July 2, 2018. Harold was born on December 20, 1925 in Wilmar, Arkansas to Jesse and Tommie Barber. He served in the US Navy during World War II and the Korean Conflict. Harold was a retired Air Traffic Controller at the Hampton Air Traffic Control Center. He…

Remember Me

As my birthday approached last weekend (one that involved a very large number!), it was only natural to spend time looking back over my past—the good, the bad and the downright silly! I began to wonder which stories my family might remember after I am no longer here to tell them. Which ones might they…

Quislings and Cult Members

In the 1944 Warner Brothers short “Tom Turk and Daffy,” as Porky Pig hunts for a turkey to adorn his Thanksgiving table, Daffy Duck, who has theretofore done the honorable thing and tried to hide the beleaguered Tom, suddenly succumbs to the pig’s bribes of a magnificent meal and reveals his avian friend’s hiding place….

GOP: Suicidal impulses

It is crystal clear why Speaker Ryan is bailing out. The ship is sinking fast. After pulling off the biggest upset in modern political history in 2016, the GOP is now primed to commit political suicide. Oh, how the mighty have fallen, and so quickly. Time Magazine did a survey of registered voters two months before…

Quislings and Cult Members

In the 1944 Warner Brothers short “Tom Turk and Daffy,” as Porky Pig hunts for a turkey to adorn his Thanksgiving table, Daffy Duck, who has theretofore done the honorable thing and tried to hide the beleaguered Tom, suddenly succumbs to the pig’s bribes of a magnificent meal and reveals his avian friend’s hiding place….

Oweeda McCullough Seay

Oweeda McCullough Seay, 93, died July 2, 2018. She was a lifetime resident of Fayetteville. She worked with the Federal Government most of her working years and retired from the National Park Service. She also served as a secretary at Fayetteville First Baptist for Mr. Davis and Mr. Overton. Oweeda was preceded in death by…

Margaret Hayes Dickson

Margaret Hayes Dickson, 93, of Weaverville, N.C. passed away peacefully on June 30, 2018. Margaret was the daughter of the late Edward and Clara Hayes of Brazil, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her seven siblings and her husband of 50 years, Kenneth Dickson. Margaret and Ken were high school sweethearts at Staunton High…

Serenity Now

If you are/were a Seinfeld junkie like me, you will remember “The Serenity Now” episode. It aired in the United States on October 9, 1997. Frank Costanza, Jerry’s friend’s father, was advised to say “Serenity Now” every time he got angry in order to keep his blood pressure down. This episode’s plot was inspired by Seinfeld…

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