February 16, 2017 RSS feed / Opinions

Dad saw the birth of radio, and of computers; my brother served his country with distinction

It’s been 40 years ago this week since my dad, Charles Clayton Burke died on St. Valentine’s Day, and 15 years since the day my big brother, Charles Clayton Burke Jr., died of pancreatic cancer after a long struggle. More...

America’s most unique city is where waiters can make $100,000

NEW ORLEANS – The Crescent City literally drips with tradition and age – like Savannah and Charleston, but on a larger scale. More...

Book Review

Best. State. Ever.

Dave Barry is funny – funny/ witty, not funny/peculiar. (At least I assume he is not funny/peculiar. More...

Political Cartoon

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Prescribed fire and grazing

The history of fire in the southeast is varied. Fires once burned as often as once a year or as infrequently as 50 years. Natural phenomena like lightning served as an ignition source before humans came in to play. More...