July 6, 2017 RSS feed / Opinions

Strawberries are best with sugar and cream and a porch swing ... not a load of manure

A farmer was driving along with a load of manure when he passed by a little boy playing in a yard. “Something stinks,” the little boy called out. “What do you have in your truck?” “Fertilizer,” the farmer replied. More...

Post-coach Dooley is a master gardener and historian

Life’s exposures bring varied friends and personalities into your sphere which brings about conclusions. Some elicit favorable approval, some don’t. More...

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The Season of Wings will fly by

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The songs of birds, cicadas, and katydids really make Southern summers special. Quickly, can you tell me the difference between a cicada and a katydid? Which sings by day, and which sings by night ... Ponder that.  More...

A Tough Little Patch of History

The title comes from a journalist’s reference to the home of Margaret Mitchell after it was spared from destruction by fire. More...

Rooted in southern slang, ‘Bless your heart’ is uniquely ours

“Bless your heart!” One might cringe at the deliverance of these words – especially if you’re on the receiving end of them – given that this particular phrase has more than one connotation. More...