Opinion

Good luck to ‘ya!

I love the “Outlander” television series on STARZ. Are you familiar with it? “Outlander” is a British-American television drama based on the historical time travel Outlander series of novels by Diana Gabaldon. This author has written eight books in this set, and I believe is working on a ninth, with each novel of hers over 800 pages. My book club introduced…

Nation in Distress

Bill and I are being evicted from our home. No kidding. Tonight I am packing a small bag with just what I can carry, my PJs, jeans, and clean shirt, plus toothbrush and a box the size of a Whitman’s Sampler full of my prescription pills. Hope I have everything because we will not be…

The true cost of rezoning

As our federal government continues to cut its fiscal responsibilities, more of the financial burden is being shifted to state governments, straining their budgets and forcing difficult choices. Cities and counties are raising their millage rates, charging user fees, rethinking how they can more efficiently manage programs, or cutting services altogether. In many places, these…

Senioritis

Last Wednesday, I think, I can’t remember, I went to a yoga class. I hadn’t been in a long while, and I knew my exercise might take a toll on me the next day. I am 65. I am now considered a senior citizen. But in the past, my instructor once said something about ‘muscle…

Back to the 80’s

“Wake me up before you go-go, Take me dancing tonight!” What a spectacle as the entire company of “Back to the 80’s” sang and danced their hearts out! And my beautiful granddaughter, in a cute little black tap skirt, put some moves on and belted the popular 1984 WHAM song (George Michael, anyone?) along with…

Deal: Mixed legacy

“Consistency is the foundation of virtue.” ~ Francis Bacon As opposed to the fluff pieces I’ve read, Governor Deal leaves a strong but mixed legacy. Undoubtedly, much was accomplished in the eight years that Nathan Deal was Governor (2010-2018), but not everything done was righteous or above board. Deal himself was a dichotomy. Deal was…

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