Opinion

Oh Joy!!

“We do not merely want to see beauty, although, God knows, even that is bounty enough. We want something else which can hardly be put into words–to be united with the beauty we see, to pass into it, to receive it into ourselves, to bathe in it, to become part of it.” Yes! Yes! That…

Why I’m running for Mayor

  Why I’m running for Mayor The 2017 Mayoral Election is about four months away, and this will be the first time in many years when there is a clear difference between the candidates. It is more important than ever that voters have a chance to see those differences before aligning themselves with a candidate. Please…

Thack You: Not Binary

Every so often I attend the Board of Education meeting to complain about the kids on my street. When they’re not bathing in my birdbath they’re refilling it with urine. This week at the BOE was a little different. Usually I am given the floor and enabled to speak, but there was a throng of…

Bag Lady

Well, we drove in from North Mississippi last night through torrents of rain until just on this side of Carrollton, when the downpour stopped, and then not a drop. Poor Bill. He had white knuckles and a crick in his neck from straining to see the red tail lights ahead of him. I took turns…

Thack You: Summer Job

Every summer my brother and sister ship their children to me as a vacation for themselves and that I might teach these dears a little more about the harshness of life. There are five scoundrels between my two siblings, and it makes for a crowded house that seems to increase the hump in my back….

Blue State, Red State

A civil war may be defined as a violent clash within the boundaries of a particular country initiated by radicals who are unwilling to accept the governance of anyone not chosen by them. The goal of the radical element is to regain power to the ends that abolish, by any means necessary, the existing government…

Focus on Food!

Last night when I turned off the light next to my bed, my column for Wednesday was safe in the confines of my IPad. Or so I thought. What I found this morning when I opened my little mini-computer, wrapped securely in a little pink mini-computer case was only the first sentence of the five…

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