Monthly Archives: February 2019

Two black eyes

Most of us have had stitches over the years; no big deal, right? I have had my share, both internal and external, although thankfully, none have been due to broken bones jutting out through the soft tissue or the thick muscles of my arms and legs. Makes me squeamish even thinking of such a disaster….

F’ville approves rezoning for Grady-Beauregard development

A major component in the vision for a walkable downtown Fayetteville is officially in play following the approval of a rezoning request at Thursday night’s city council meeting.  The rezoning to C-1 (Downtown Historic Mixed Use District) clears the way for the developers behind Walton Communities, a mixed-use project to include four properties totaling 30.52…

Thack You: Twist Tie

The baker at my local grocer has turned into a real jerk. She will seal her loaves by coiling her twist ties in two or three different directions rather than the more appropriate single direction. I start to unwind it in one direction, then hit a snag. Sometimes I’ll just start over thinking I was…

Pepe le Pew

Bonjour! Pourquoi ai-je prendre des cours de français au secondaire ? Ce qu’il a été bon pour moi ? Bien sûr, je peux aller dans un restaurant français et dire, “Garcon !” quand je veux commander un verre d’eau, mais la lecture du menu ? It Ain’t gonna get moi très loin. Translation: Why did I take French in…

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