Opinion

What were you expecting?

Dear Teachers, Welcome back to school. Some of you are teaching for the first time. It’s overwhelming to be a new teacher and being held responsible. There is soooooo much you have to be accountable for these days. What’s the saying? “Being a teacher is like having 1,234 tabs open on your computer.” Ain’t it…

Condo vs Camper

Lola was visiting this week. Yes, the very same notorious Lola who for the last few years has called our house in Senoia ” Home” for an entire week while her family is off frolicking on the beaches of St. Augustine, Florida. Lola is a tiny Toy Poodle whose weight of 4 1/2 pounds, I…

Thack You: Missing Friend

One of my dearest friends has seemingly disappeared. He has not been at our McDonald’s coffee club for days, he’s not answering my knocks on his door, he has written no letters to the editor, he has not posted his usual complaints on “Nextdoor.” My mind is beginning to create numerous tragic theories of what…

The Taj Mahal

Often listed among the most reconcilable sights in the world, the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, was built over a 20-year period beginning in 1632. It is an enormous mausoleum complex whose sole purpose, so it is often stated, was to house the remains of the wife of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Critics, however, have…

Dick Tracy

What is it they say about only children? I’ve heard it all about the characteristics of only children, of which I am one, but I never heard this. According to the Independent, “different family environments – growing up with or without siblings – does affect children’s structural brain development, researchers claim.” And this study further…

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