One lady in a Wiregrass community decided to post a note on each door around her street. It asked the following: 1 — Write down everything needed on a sheet of paper; 2 — Tape it to the front of your door or place it where it is visible; 3 — I will come by between 9-11 a.m. to collect all of…
Thursday, April 02, 2020
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Before the isolation age hit, I was thinking of investing in a new company called Cuddlist. Here is the paragraph I saw in “The Week” that caught my eye;
Few I know are ready for what the day has in store for them. I know I don’t. The more you think you’ve got it all planned out, a fly consistently plops into the proverbial ointment.
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Since sports have been put up for the spring ...
Monday, March 23, 2020
The big grocery store seemed crowded for 10 a.m. in the middle of the week. I parked my car and walked towards the entrance. Shoppers who had finished were pushing their full carts toward their cars. One woman had bought so much and had it piled so high that I couldn’t see her until she’d pa…
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Sunday, March 22, 2020
The homes in Eufaula are as colorful and charismatic as the people who call this place home. A friend said to me once, “Eufaula is a place of narrow streets and broad minds.” At every twist and turn of the highways and backroads carved into this community, there are vibrant, diverse characte…
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Since there is little available other than being updated every minute on the minute regarding coronavirus, and hardly any of what I hear on the morning news changes from what I see on the evening news, here are some thoughts:
Monday, March 16, 2020
Fred was telling me about a movie he went to last weekend. He got inside and after his eyes adjusted, he spotted a seat halfway up with vacant ones all around. “I don’t like to be too close or too far away,” he told me. I didn’t ask what reasoning went into that game plan.
Remember when the national news, even the one or two that didn’t spew agenda-based falsehoods, cared more about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s bolting Buckingham Palace for the Great White North, a.k.a. Canada?
Thursday, March 12, 2020
I remember asking my mother once what the scariest moment of her life had been on a nationwide scale, assuming it’d be the Vietnam War or perhaps the Iran hostage situation. It was, instead, the Cuban Missile Crisis, when she said with limited news coverage compared to today there were about…
Monday, March 09, 2020
So, when I see someone I know at the local market, am I to tap your toes as one politician suggested as an alternative to the coronavirus fear?
“Every election is determined by the people who show up.”
Thursday, March 05, 2020
Growing up studying two prognosticators, Conrad Augustus Mole (Montgomery Advertiser) and Clairvoyant Clara (Dothan Eagle) and later listening to “Leonard’s Losers,” featuring Percy Peabody, on radio, prepared your scribe to boldly name 2020’s World Series winner today, March 4; keep reading.
Monday, March 02, 2020
At the risk of hurting the feelings of someone out there, first of all, I have no trophies to hand out following your latest failed participation in expressing your uniformed, incorrect, end-all blog/tweet/post regarding everything from the greatest football team of all time to how statistic…
“If you die in an elevator, be sure to push the up button.”
Thursday, February 27, 2020
We’ve had health fears before.
Monday, February 24, 2020
Thanks Houston Astros; you have just destroyed the upcoming baseball season.
Harry Doyle : Just a reminder fans, comin’ up is our “Die-hard Night” here at the stadium. Free admission to anyone who was actually alive the last time the Indians won a pennant.
Thursday, February 20, 2020
To be approved for having my knee — rather, knees — replaced, I had to first be approved by my cardiologist ... as if he didn’t trust a trio of surgeons from various states and their work on my ticker.