May 31, 2018 RSS feed / Opinions

Teaching teens to drive can be nerve-racking but sometimes it’s okay to be a little nervous

“Turn right here,” said a very patient father to his teenage son who was learning to drive. “My bad,” the father said calmly. “I meant the next street, not this fellow’s lawn.” More...

Jenny loves all things British, and the Dawgs too

Last weekend there were elevated emotions for a friend who is an unabashed Anglophile, Jenny Tucker Brinkley. She arose on the day of the royal wedding at 4:30 a.m. More...

Tick-borne diseases in the southeast

With the summer season upon us many of us find ourselves spending more time outdoors. The more time that we spend outdoors the more we come in contact with biting insects that could be carrying a zoonotic disease. More...

Book Review

The Woman in the Window

I t began with Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, or at least that is when I became aware of suspense novels in which the reader discovered that the narrator was unreliable. More...

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ACROSS THE SAVANNAH

Chinaberry’s rise and fall

A lovely shade tree, I played beneath its canopy; rolled its berries in my palm. It stood seven yards beyond an old handdug well. I sucked nectar from delicate tubes in yell ow-green tangles of fragrant honeysuckle just beyond the tree. More...