Some Internet quizzes leave me with questions.
Earth was blessed to have Granny for 91 years.
An earthquake struck late Valentine’s Day, spooking some residents in the Gwinnett County area.
The snow was fake, so says the Internet idiots
I’d prefer not to see Dennis Rodman on my television screen anymore.
I resolve not to make any New Year’s resolutions
Every year I vow to make the next Christmas a better experience, and I fail miserably.
Movie star sends wrong message about speech, liberty
Weather can’t keep woman from running marathon for St. Jude’s
It’s shameful that US leaders aren’t doing more to pressure North Korea to release 85-year-old war veteran.
Thankful in a tough year
Why do so many things have to be so complicated?
And that’s the answer, I guess, to my question about consumerism. Christmas is the only day that’s sacred anymore, and its exemption is slowly being eroded. A few restaurants here, a few gas stations there. The movie theaters. How long before someone tries a super-duper-Christmas-Day-blowout sale? And if it makes even a little money, the rest will follow suit.
As much as I enjoy celebrating Halloween as an adult — and it is most definitely an adult holiday now — it’s the Halloween of my childhood I found myself missing this October.
Donnie Ikpa is the president of the Atlanta chapter of Udi-Ezeagu, a nonprofit organization that seeks to provide free health care in two counties in his native Nigeria. He is also the chairman of the national fundraising committee.