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Saturday July 20th, 2019 3:37AM
Remembering the night man walked on the moon
I vividly remember that Sunday night, 50 years ago Saturday. It was well past a young boy’s bedtime. But my parents, realizing the significance of what was about to happen 250,000 miles from our living room, woke me up.
9:16AM ( 3 days ago )
The Flood of '94: The day the taps went dry
Can it really have been 25 years ago? It sometimes seems like yesterday when the Great Flood of 1994 swallowed a large swatch of Georgia, including Macon, where I lived at the time.
9:30AM ( 1 week ago )
To catch a roadrunner
Quite by accident this week, I learned that my childhood Saturday mornings, sitting in front of the TV with a bowl of Cap’n Crunch, were a lie. Coyotes, it turns out, are faster than roadrunners.
9:02AM ( 3 weeks ago )
Look in the mirror before you leave the house
My grandmother used to always laugh when we went to a restaurant that had one of those signs on the door that said, “No shirt, no shoes, no service.”
8:45AM ( 1 month ago )
When catching turtles was most important part of the day
I ran into a young woman at lunch the other day who had been a student in one of my journalism classes a year ago. Fortunately, she had made an A, so she seemed genuinely happy to see me.
8:33AM ( 1 month ago )
Isn't it past time for flying cars?
When I was a kid, I loved watching “The Jetsons,” a cartoon about a family set in the space-age future.
9:00AM ( 1 month ago )
Football fans and their announcers are a special bond
You have to be from the South, I think, to fully understand the relationship college football fans develop with their favorite team’s radio announcer.
11:22AM ( 1 month ago )
Living in the Wild Kingdom
I’ve been surprised over the last few weeks at the number of critters I’ve encountered during my daily walks with Milly, the liver and white springer spaniel who lives at my house.
10:15AM ( 1 month ago )