Weekend Column – We Had Plans

Nov 9, 2015 by

The Little Black Dress and Kellyanne McCaul Warren could be considered friends of a lifetime. I’m talking the kind of friendship...

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Weekend Column – Pity The Fool

Nov 3, 2015 by

Some new neighbors moved into our subdivision not too long ago. I say “neighbors,” but I’m not too sure about the neighborly...

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Weekend Column – And She’s Gone

Oct 26, 2015 by

You always thought it would happen to another couple. So did I. Granted, the Little Black Dress had put her foot down more than once....

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Weekend Column – Let’s Play A Game

Oct 12, 2015 by

Let’s talk about Wednesday’s front page from earlier this week. We had a photo of Father Henry Atem blessing animals. We had a...

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His First

Oct 6, 2015 by

It had rained all morning as I headed south on Highway 29 toward downtown Newnan and work. I passed an accident. Three or four cars...

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Weekend Column – The Shooting Package

Sep 22, 2015 by

Earlier this week, the Little Black Dress and I attended a fundraiser for the Coweta Community Foundation. The non-profit foundation...

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Weekend Column – How Could You?

Sep 22, 2015 by

There always seems to be a bump in the universe whenever I take time off. Basically the world always implodes on some big issue. Such...

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Why We Named A Witness

Aug 31, 2015 by

(A recent column explaining why we ran the name of a 16-year-old witness) There has been a lot of outrage and indignation over our...

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Political Correctness Run Amok

Jul 6, 2015 by

Let us pause for a moment to remember the day, July 1, 2015. It was the day America finally lost all rational thought and succumbed to...

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Weekend Column – Errors Of Errors

Jun 15, 2015 by

One thing you quickly learn working at a newspaper is when a mistake occurs in the paper, everyone in town will know about it. And...

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Weekend Column: Times Are A-Changin’

May 18, 2015 by

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Sunday’s Column – And That Would Be Mimi

Apr 28, 2015 by

There is an old saying about not realizing what you have until it’s gone. For me, one would be Mimi. Mother of the Little Black...

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Sunday’s Column: Three Big Words

Mar 16, 2015 by

Growing up, there were certain phrases I heard more than once from my parents. The fact I had to hear them more than once would lead...

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Weekend Column: What Do I Know?

Mar 9, 2015 by

I consider myself fairly well-educated. I can write a complete sentence with not only a noun and verb, but can toss in an adjective...

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Weekend Column: Why We Care

Jan 11, 2015 by

Where the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe.” – Thomas Jefferson Yesterday, on our Community Forum page, we...

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Defining Disaster

Dec 19, 2014 by

Quoting Noah Webster, a disaster is “a sudden event, such as an accident or a natural catastrophe, that causes great damage or loss...

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Weekend Column – Losing Thanks

Dec 8, 2014 by

Bacchus was the god of agriculture and wine in ancient Roman times. By ancient, I mean 2,000 years ago, give or take a century. For...

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Weekend Column – Ask Not For Whom The Phone Rings …

Nov 18, 2014 by

The number of calls to our home phone has dropped exponentially lately. Alright, I have to backtrack just a bit. I just wrote the...

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Weekend Column – Panic Time

Nov 4, 2014 by

We now have an Ebola handshake. Okay, not exactly a handshake, but hang on and I’ll explain in a sec. We have Samantha Powers to...

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Weekend Column – The Little Blue Pill

Oct 27, 2014 by

I was watching TV the other night when a commercial came on. I realize that is not Earth-shattering news. Probably would have been...

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Weekend Column – Yes I’m Serious

Oct 13, 2014 by

A few random observations today: I do the majority of grocery shopping for our clan. There are a couple of reasons. The main one is...

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Weekend Column – The LBD Didn’t Stand A Chance

Oct 6, 2014 by

So the Little Black Dress and the SONS of Thunder are watching one of those competition shows where someone gets voted off each...

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Weekend Column – A Special Day At The Fair

Sep 29, 2014 by

I took what is often called an “extended lunch” earlier this week. My goal was pretty simple. I wanted to check out the rides at...

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Life May Be Hard, But Board Games?

Sep 22, 2014 by

Recently, we, as in the SONS of Thunder and I, were in the hunt for a couple of games. For once, something that didn’t need booting...

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Weekend Column – The Shrinkage Problem

Sep 8, 2014 by

As men, we have all faced the same problem. It comes at the worst possible time. You’ve got everything all set up. The timing is...

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