Opinion

My platform for Mayor

My platform for Mayor   You are about to vote for the next mayor of Peachtree City. Please consider the following letter that demonstrates the many differences between what I would have done and will do in the future versus the incumbent. I would not have allowed millions upon millions of tax dollars to be unwisely…

Just Wait ‘Til Tuesday!

What a Week! Every single day held a memorable event; each exciting, pleasurable, or rewarding. Backing through the days may be easier for me to remember than starting from the beginning, and  I think I may be sufficiently recovered from Sunday afternoon’s powerfully emotional matinee performance by the understudies of Starr’s Mill’s fall production to…

ER not a substitute for primary care: Medicare for All is the solution

Note: Jack Bernard’s family has used the ER services at Piedmont-Fayette Hospital twice in the last year. Care and staff were excellent. However, the ER itself was impacted, overcrowded (some patients in the waiting room were standing) and the staff was clearly over worked. Obviously, a number of the people waiting were indigent and in need of primary…

Halloween Comes A Haunting

Halloween is quickly approaching and next week you will see goblins, ghosts, princesses, and superheroes roaming the neighborhoods in search of the ever elusive candy. Though there are lots of exciting Halloween events around town and in downtown Atlanta all month long, the actual night of Halloween brings the most excitement for us all. I…

Dreams Incorporated

The giant grey, steel door swung away on silent hinges and I experienced a rush of cold, perfumed air as I pushed aside floor to ceiling plastic slats. I felt like Alice, immediately surrounded by a wonderland of blossoms, blooms, and flower stalks taller than my head. The giant gallery flooded my senses with a…

Thack You: Bench Scarcity

If there’s one thing our county needs, other than more churches, it’s more benches. Most communities have benches placed strategically so its citizens might stroll, rest, stroll, rest. Naysayers will point out that we do have the world’s longest courthouse bench, but it’s just one bench! By the time I make it all the way…

The waiting game

In an age where modern conveniences like fast food and the internet have made everything available to us at the touch of a button, we have become a society that seeks instant gratification. We are no longer willing to wait for good things to come our way, we want them right now. If we seek…

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