In 2011, Caroline was a staffer for Johnny Isakson when she first got sick. She had just ended a 4 year relationship that she had expected to become marriage, not a return to single life. After a month of strange physical ailments and trips between Atlanta and DC things took a turn for the worst.
Golf is one of those things that has a generational pull. Growing up in Cleveland in the early 1960s, I remember trips to my grandparents house, two hours away in New London Ohio. Frequently, these visits would involve a trip to the golf course, where dad, his two brothers, and my grandfather would engage in
Georgia’s leading agricultural crop is chicken. We’re pretty much the center of the chicken universe. We’re home to Chick Fil A, Zaxby’s, Popeye’s, Church’s restaurants. I like them all. But heaven can be found on a plate of many lesser known “meat & three’s” in all corners of our state. A while back we undertook
In getting back to our tradition of having at least one Sunday morning feature of our political friends doing non-political things, today we need to spotlight two members of the #GaPol community. John Vestal, a/k/a “BuzzFan”, has long been a fellow commenter and one of the folks I’ve known the longest that I met because
I grew up near the convergence of Highways 41 and 42 in Monroe County. I sang in the church choir at First Baptist Church of Forsyth, fished and hunted along the banks of the Ocmulgee River, I cheered for the Mary Persons Bulldogs from the stands of Dan Pitts Stadium, and I ate Fresh Air
Edward Jefferson Alvarez’s funeral was yesterday. Ed was my distant cousin. He was also a close friend. Ed’s great grandfather was John Hunt Harper, brother of my great grandfather Robert Frank Harper. Those men were two of the eleven children of Benjamin Franklin Harper. Robert Frank Harper had 21 children, the last of whom was
I turn 30 this year, so I’m sure a lot of folks will say “do you even know what a rotary phone or a pay phone is?” Yes, I’ve used both a rotary dial phone and a pay phone. In this day and age of digital communication, why am I interested in the history of