August 24, 2017 RSS feed / Opinions

ACROSS THE SAVANNAH

‘It’s getting hard to find dirt roads’

It’s so dry folks are spitting cotton as one old saying goes. So dry birds are making nests out of barbed wire goes another. Something about drought makes me think of dirt roads. More...

Book Review

The Good Luck of Right Now

Bartholomew is not quite “all right,” as we say in the South. However, he is very perceptive, and he is unusually kind and tolerant. He is 38 years old and has lived all his life with his mother. More...

Mosquito season just starting

School is back in session in many Georgia systems. It may seem like summer is coming to a close, but peak summer mosquito season is just starting.  It’s rained quite a bit in Georgia recently, and mosquito larvae are everywhere. More...

Be careful what you say when anesthesia is wearing off; make kind words your habit

A fellow waking up from anesthesia looked around and saw his wife sitting at his bedside.  “You are so beautiful,” he said before dropping back to sleep.  A few minutes later, his eyes opened again, his wife was still right ther More...

Some fences require gates, but it’s often hard to close them

Last week, we closed the gate. You would need to know a few personal details to understand how emotional that was.  More...

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