Dec 2, 2013 by winjaw
“Forward, the Light Brigade!”
Was there a man dismay’d ?
Not tho’ the soldier knew
Some one had...
Nov 17, 2013 by winjaw
(The Little Black Dress has taken over the column today)
Sometimes a woman’s gotta do what a woman’s gotta do.
Nov 11, 2013 by winjaw
One of the most agonizing feelings any parent goes through is seeing one’s child in pain.
This is more so when you know there is...
Nov 4, 2013 by winjaw
People collect different things. Stamps, baseball cards, coins, scars, strep throat.
I collect wise words. My favorites usually come...
Oct 23, 2013 by winjaw
“The most dangerous risk of all– the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the...
Oct 21, 2013 by winjaw
I was on vacation a few days last week, so here’s something from the archives. And yes, I’ll be writing about our latest...
Oct 14, 2013 by winjaw
Something a little different today – a combination editorial and column buttressed by yet another column.
Based on the Sound...
Oct 9, 2013 by winjaw
Always be yourself.
Unless … you can be a pirate.
Then always be a pirate.
Oct 7, 2013 by winjaw
The other day I got a note from my dad.
It was, shall we say, old school. Not an email or text message, but rather a handwritten note....
Sep 29, 2013 by winjaw
“I know Latin.”
The first words spoken to me when I came home from work the other day.
Youngest SON of Thunder, who made that...
Sep 25, 2013 by winjaw
Wow – so we just hit, as you will see in the title, our 100th Wise Word.
Applause, applause, applause.
Sep 18, 2013 by winjaw
“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something in your life.”
Sep 16, 2013 by winjaw
A day late, sorry about that.
I consider myself, for the most part, a fairly calm person. By that I mean there’s not a lot that...
Sep 9, 2013 by winjaw
Youngest SON of Thunder has taken to the couch a lot lately.
He is, to put it simply, a walking petri dish of Streptococcal...
Sep 4, 2013 by winjaw
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you to test a man’s character, give him power.
Aug 25, 2013 by winjaw
bedroom at 6 a.m.
Yes, it’s the LBD’s bedroom. I just sleep there — that is, after I remove the countless pillows and other...
Aug 18, 2013 by winjaw
With school back in session, I am waiting for the big science project to be assigned.
I am not worried, the Little Black Dress is a...
Aug 11, 2013 by winjaw
“You’re talking to yourself again,” the Little Black Dress admonished me the other day.
“No, I’m not.”
“Yes you are,”...
Aug 4, 2013 by winjaw
On the night preceding the first day of high school, I spent more time figuring out what I was going to wear than I did...
Aug 1, 2013 by winjaw
Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well
Jul 29, 2013 by winjaw
It is impossible to describe in words the full impact of the moment when someone tells you that they have nothing.
In a world where we...
Jul 25, 2013 by winjaw
Somehow Wednesday disappeared, so I’m a day late
“Do or do not … there is no try”
Jul 22, 2013 by winjaw
Here’s my editorial in The Newnan Times-Herald on the whole Martin-Zimmerman case.
There is an adage among crusty old...
Jul 21, 2013 by winjaw
It is proportionally more quiet around our house this week.
I take that back in part. Let us say it was proportionally more quiet for...
Jul 17, 2013 by winjaw
We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever. The goal is to create something that will.
Chuck Palahniuk, author of the...
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