January 3, 2012
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Everywhere on July 4 those back yard grills were fired up and families were grilling steaks, hot dogs, hamburgers and all manner of red meat.
Is Big Brother snooping for our own good?
Crime, corruption, racism, violence and hurricane damage has given New Orleans the reputation as a dangerous tourist attraction.
Thumbs up to the Boston area law enforcement team and the people for doing what can only be described as "one-hell-of-a-fine job" in solving the Boston Marathon bombing case.
When you think about it, there is a lot to be said for growing up in a small town.
He's gone, and I shall join the ranks of family and friends who will miss him.
Observers are wondering if President Obama is fighting his battle with tobacco and trying to quit.
A lot has changed in 35 years.
This special gift brings back many memories.
Another Veterans Day has come and gone. As a combat veteran of World War II, I am thankful I was lucky enough to be around for the celebration.
I've collected a few remarks others have found amusing and maybe even helpful in daily living.
When I began this horrible chore, I found things in my closets I had forgotten I had.
If you own a phone or a computer, and most of us do, you can expect someone to try to swindle you.
Aimee Copeland is one brave lady.
Back during the Great Depression, times were tough. We couldn't afford new clothes, let alone a fancy pet.
For all of us veterans and families who gathered at the American Legion, Memorial Day was a day for prayer, salutes to the flag and speeches about honoring our fellow soldiers who paid the ultimate price to keep us free.
The antibiotics we depend upon are reportedly losing their effectiveness and we may share the blame.
I guess you did not get an invitation from George Clooney to attend his $40,000 a plate dinner for President Obama, huh?
Warfare evolves with time, and with changes in technique and weapons.
Country music is a far cry from what it once was.
My shattered knee gets a workout on a stationary bike, a treadmill, weight machines, steps, lifts, as well as stretches and bends.
Obama seems more interested in social welfare than national security.
Win or lose, playing the lottery is our choice.
Despite the high pollen counts, we carry on.
What will we do with all our 'stuff'?
Unusual events that happen in life occasionally trigger new unexpected responses.
The world's eyes are on developments in Iran.
Stay active in your own way and you will be happy you did.
Thanks to all the well-wishers and visitors who aided in my recovery.
Life's not so dull in a rehab facility.
It looks like Madison will be home for a while until I've recovered from my knee surgery. I believe I am in good hands and those hands will help me eventually return to my daily routine.
If you are a senior citizen, you probably miss those old western movies we used to go see on Saturday afternoons.
No matter how careful you are, the bug can still get you.
Often we think of Mr. Gray and we miss his visits in spite of the fact that he was wild and stand-offish and not the least affectionate.
Jack Simpson, retired FBI agent and long-time bailiff in Rockdale and Newton County courts, started his career in law enforcement right out of high school until he got a call from the draft board.