Keeping Racism Alive

Jul 22, 2013 by

Here’s my editorial in The Newnan Times-Herald on the whole Martin-Zimmerman case.  There is an adage among crusty old...

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Editorial – Paula Deen Victim of Political Correctness

Jul 5, 2013 by

Following is the editorial I wrote for The Newnan Times-Herald about the whole Paula Deen fiasco. And yes, I spell “the...

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A Rose By Any Other Name … Isn’t Marriage

Jun 28, 2013 by

Below is the editorial I wrote on the SCOTUS ruling on same-sex marriage: Since the creation of our numbering system, 1 plus 1 has...

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Boy, Scouts Have Created A Mess They Can’t Turn Back From

Jun 14, 2013 by

Here’s Friday’s editorial I wrote for The Newnan Times-Herald regarding the whole BSA and gay scouts issue: The Boy Scouts...

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Triumph and Tragedy – An Editorial

May 20, 2013 by

May 18, 2013 was one of the most triumph days for girls sports in our community. It was also one of the most tragic for sports in...

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Nicole’s Story – A Script On Domestic Violence

Feb 25, 2013 by

It’s not often I post my newspaper articles unless I think they need to be shared with a wider audience. Nicole’s story is...

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We’re Your Health Insurance Company And We’re Here To Help …

Feb 8, 2013 by

That would be a “no.” The role of a health insurance company is to deny any/all claims. They will not even acknowledge...

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The Ultimate Wife

Jan 29, 2013 by

Nineteen years ago today, the Little Black Dress wore pink and said “I do.” I am a very, very, fortunate man. She has...

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The Charley Reese Column

Jan 15, 2013 by

You have probably gotten this in your email.  And you’ve either totally accepted it and passed it on to everyone you know, or...

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For Little Abby

Jan 7, 2013 by

A very, very difficult story to write. Death and life, all on Christmas. Here’s Abby’s story as I wrote it in The Newnan...

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Brown Thursday And Black Friday

Nov 23, 2012 by

Here’s part of my take on the whole turning Thanksgiving into another super duper shopping day, as appeared this morning in The...

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There Are Rocks And Then There Are LBD Rocks

Aug 28, 2012 by

The Little Black Dress has the Mohs Hardness Scale down pat. What she’s learning about rocks and minerals is impressive. This is...

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The Parental Fifth Grade Science Project

May 22, 2012 by

I’m going to push the envelope here and, without the backing of any $23.7 million federal grant, state that kids do better in...

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Let’s Watch … ARGH@!#!! … Not The Circle of Life!!!!

May 17, 2012 by

I am not one for exclamation points. To me, they signify weak writing. If something is AMAZING, CRAZY, AWESOME, INCREDIBLE, WHATEVER,...

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When An Oompa Falls

May 10, 2012 by

The goal was the role of Augustus. By Augustus I do not mean Gaius Julius Caeser Augustus, also known as Octavian, the first Roman...

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A Final Note To The Men Of 47

Apr 29, 2012 by

It is customary over here to write letters to the SONS or the Little  Black Dress on certain days – birthdays, anniversaries,...

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The Men Of 47 Take On A “Negative Mountain”

Apr 24, 2012 by

King of the Hill is a fairly simple game. By that I mean the basic rules and such. You fight your way to the top, knock everyone else...

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Repost: When Perfectly Normal People Go … Batty

Apr 19, 2012 by

It’s test week around here. A time when everyone, well, freaks out.  In honor of this infamous week, known simply as CRCT Hell,...

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Figuring Out How Rabbits + Eggs + WMDs = Easter

Apr 11, 2012 by

Somehow I’m going to wrap the Resurrection, the Easter Bunny and miniature weapons of mass destruction all in one blog. Bear...

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A Laptop, A Little Ingenuity, A Hammock

Apr 2, 2012 by

I have a love-hate relationship when it comes to various electronic gizmos and the SONS of Thunder. I’m okay with them playing...

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The Little Black Dress Fights A Ninja, And I Save Her Thumb

Mar 22, 2012 by

It starts with a blender. Not just any blender. In my mind, a blender is something where you put stuff in a glass/plastic container,...

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The Power Of The Yellow Card

Feb 28, 2012 by

Yellow is a color that, at times, gets a bad rap. Some will call it soothing or cheery. Those types like magazines with the words...

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Teaching A Son To Fish … Or Use A Laptop

Feb 22, 2012 by

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and  you feed him for a lifetime. (Chinese proverb) So Eldest Son...

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Repost – Obligatory Day

Feb 14, 2012 by

Sometimes I’m a glutton for punishment. Today is one of those days. I wrote the following column years ago. And for some reason,...

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A Murder In My Hometown

Jan 22, 2012 by

I’ve covered a lot of murders. For whatever reason, this one bothers me more than most. Maybe it’s his age, the way he...

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