Monday January 18th, 2021 6:21PM
Parking or preparing for a bank heist?
Every now and then, when a certain fad becomes popular, I find my wondering if I’m as cool and hip as I like to pretend to be. It’s happening again as I see more and more people who feel the overwhelming need to back their vehicles into a parking space.
8:53AM ( 1 year ago )
Let's turn that frown upside down
Smile and the world smiles with you.
9:24AM ( 1 year ago )
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 ( 1 year 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 year 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 ( 1 year 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 year 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 year 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 year ago )