"Equal Time" by Bonnie Jenkins
When I read that the house specialty at Big Judd's Diner in Ririe, Idaho, is a hamburger made from a whopping 1 pound of ground beef - appropriately known as the "Big Judd" - I could think of only one logical response:
You don't have to be particularly religious to recognize God was onto something with that work-six-days-rest-on-the-seventh idea.
You might not know it from reading this column, but I'm a pretty scary dude.
On May 10, Brooks Mosley will graduate from the University of Georgia. Next October, she'll turn 21.
No less a philosopher than Theodore Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss) once hypothesized that human beings may be little more than microbes on some giant's dust speck. Me, I sometimes wonder if we're not just a bunch of extras in a "Seinfeld" re-run.
So I finally went downtown with my son to see all those old fossils. And no, I'm not talking about the state Capitol. I'm talking about the Fernbank Museum of Natural History.
Getting older is not for weenies - although it's certainly true that weenies get older, too. Have you seen Al Gore lately?
Remember your New Year's resolution to get in shape? How's that working out for you?
As Valentine's Day approaches, our thoughts naturally turn to love, relationships, and the fact that the IRS tax filing deadline is only two months away.
For once, I actually passed a fatherhood test. OK, I made like a C+, but still.
I know all you Northern transplants had a good time recently making fun of the way we Southerners deal with snow. That's OK. We make fun of Northerners all the time for living in places where snow is a constant aggravation, not just a pleasant distraction.
As a matter of fact, I have seen "The Golden Compass."
Who in their right mind would want to be famous?
Several readers have pointed out that last week's column was lamer than usual. I accept the criticism but insist that my poor performance was due to man-made global warming.
I owe an apology to the entire town of Helen, Georgia, which I once described as "Hell in Georgia."