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Saturday October 20th, 2018 5:23PM
The important things in life withstand a hurricane
It was a surreal sight, those first images I saw of the neighborhood in Blakely, down in the heart of Southwest Georgia where I grew up. It looked like a bomb had gone off. It didn’t look real. But it was.
9:43AM ( 4 days ago )
If talking to your dog makes you smart, I'm a super genius
“Good morning, Milly. Did you see the story in the New York Times about dogs this morning?”
10:45AM ( 1 week ago )
When the phone rings, don't answer it.
Of all the technological advances I’ve seen in my life, I’d have to say the evolution of the telephone is the one that fascinates me the most.
10:44AM ( 2 weeks ago )
In search of a column idea
We’re coming up on the 13th anniversary of this column, which means I’ve written some 675 weekly columns, give or take a few weeks when I didn’t feel like it.
9:37AM ( 3 weeks ago )
Passwords are overtaking my life
I feel like I spend half my life trying to remember passwords. It’s almost impossible to keep them all straight.
3:29PM ( 1 month ago )
Finding a reason to eat breakfast
A friend and I were talking the other day about how much breakfast has changed in our lives. Breakfast used to be simple. My mother would break out the Rice Krispies or the Frosted Flakes and put them on the table.
12:44PM ( 1 month ago )
It's 5 o'clock somewhere
I don’t remember how old I was when I first noticed the old clock on my grandmother’s mantle. Probably no more than 5 or 6.
11:14AM ( 1 month ago )
The best season, football season, finally arrives
It seems like it was just yesterday when I was sitting in the Rose Bowl — the ROSE BOWL, y’all! — with a knot in my stomach the size of a Buick. There were a lot of us Georgia fans there, and all of us were silently praying for a miracle.
9:17AM ( 1 month ago )