September 16, 2009 RSS feed / Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

He told the truth, it won't cost you a dime-

I have fished and hunted all of my life. I thought that I had heard some tall tales and even a few outright big lies. More...

Next to greatness

As I came out of the supermarket that sunny day, pushing my cart of groceries towards my car, I saw an old man with the hood of his car up and a lady sitting inside the car, with the door open. The old man was looking at the engine. More...

A gift from grandma

I am pleased to send something that has extra meaning and final service to another person. The computer is a wonderful machine and holds so much of all the meaningful "adjectives" of daily life. I receive occasional requests to find people. More...

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Blessed are the cracked!

submitted by Charles Garrett Blessed are the cracked, for they let in the light! 1. My husband and I divorced over religious differences. He thought he was God, and I didn't. 2. I don't suffer from insanity; I enjoy every minute of it. More...

Call or write your Congressman

Saxby Chambliss - 202-224-3521 Fax: 202-224-0103(Washington) 770-763-9090 (Atlanta) Address: United States Senate, 416 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510-1005 Johnny Isakson - 202-224-3643 Fax: More...

You do the math

Obama's Clunker Program

Here is the math on the "clunker program." A vehicle at 15 mpg and 12,000 miles per year uses 800 gallons a year of gasoline. A vehicle at 25 mpg and 12,000 miles per year uses 480 gallons a year. More...

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Wee, wee? Oui, oui

A few years ago, Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman starred in a fun movie called "The Bucket List." Nicholson and Freeman played a pair of aging geezers who made a list of things they wanted to do or places they wanted to see before they "kicked th More...

Ebony Dots & Dashes

The past week was lonely for me. I was stuck at home again feeling rotten. But thank God, alive. Had visits from friends. Was glad to see Christine, she came by to see me. Had a call from my cousin, Lemuel Jackson. More...

TALK TO THE MAYOR

It's been a while since I've written a column. So, how have y'all been? There have been a lot of changes in my life. I got myself married! Colquitt has a First Lady, again. We went to St. More...

FALL, SOME SUBTLE CHANGES

Have you noticed the little yellow butterflies scurrying around lately? They seem to have a sense of urgency about them. They are beautiful. More...

As You See It

How can a person be a city councilman when he owes over $5500 in property taxes for 2008? These taxes were due in December. It's now September of the following year! More...