April 30, 2008 RSS feed / Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Baseball and politics

I thought I'd have something to tell you about going to a very special baseball game this past weekend, but it didn't happen. We were to leave last Friday, heading for Canton, having to go through Atlanta. More...

Food for thought about guns

Loaded guns in the house! The purpose of fighting is to win. There is no possible victory in defense. The sword is more important than the shield, and skill is more important than either. The final weapon is the brain. All else is supplemental. More...

***Home Country***

"Labradoodles? Some lady in the city has Labradoodles," Doc said, putting down the paper. "Hope it isn't catching," said Dud. We knew without being told what a Labradoodle was, of course. More...

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It's still mighty dry

The spring rains in this area have been wonderful, and it's so much better than it was last year, but it's still dry. We are still not out of the drought. More...

A Day in History - April 30

313 - Roman emperor Licinius unifiesthe entire Eastern Roman Empire under his rule. 711 - Islamic conquest of Hispania: Moorish troops led by Tariq ibn-Ziyad land at Gibraltar to begin their invasion of the Iberian Peninsula (Al-Andalus). More...

As You See It

I hope all the politicians remove their signs as quick as they have put them up. I've never seen so many signs! The Mayhaw crew does a wonderful job? Colquitt should be proud of their local talent. More...

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Food Fight

You can't open a paper or tune in a newscast today without seeing another report screaming: "Global Food Crisis!" It seems that the world's food markets are undergoing a grain shortage. More...

Ebony Dots & Dashes

Mr. and Mrs. David Donnell motored to Gainsville, FL, last weekend to attend the funeral of a friend, Mrs. Charlotte Donalson. The burial was held on Sunday in Decatur County. More...

'HE'S GONE'

I did not know it until it was over. He always walked a path different from others. This is not a bad thing either, not in this case. He was not so different; he was who he was. And I liked him. No, I loved him. More...

Best of Friends

Two 90-year-old men, Moe and Joe, have been friends all of their lives. When it's clear that Joe is dying, Moe visits him everyday. More...