Celebrate Easter for the promise of hope it brings.
World travel enlarges people. It’s a big wide world, the more you see of it, the more you appreciate it.
I’ve always believed that, if we ever want to reform Washington, we have to end automatic withholding. If every family in America had to write a check to the federal government every April, 90 percent of the nonsense going on in the nation’s capital would end overnight.
When my friend Nancy Rowland insisted I see the Hamilton Mill Library, I had no idea what would make this library any nicer than the rest. It took only seconds to realize that not only was this place a work of esthetics, but a work of environmental genius as well.
Recently, in a move welcomed by Republican legislators, the Republican-dominated State Board of Education instituted a new, “tougher” teacher evaluation linked to “student performance” (read: scores on standardized tests) that they imagine will “create better schools.”
In recognition of National Poetry Month, I thought I’d ask our Gwinnett librarians about which poetry books particularly touched them.
When I have a decision to make that I am not well equipped for, I call someone who is smarter and has more experience. When someone wiser than I makes a recommendation, I take it. If it goes against what I want to do, I get a second opinion.
We humans have cast our lot together. Trusting each other is the only way we’re going to get anything done.
To help educate the public on this issue, Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash has proclaimed April Alcohol Awareness Month.
Your life is a series of moments. You can enjoy them, or you can wish them away. It’s your choice.
I have to say, even based on my limited experience, being a grandparent is at least as good: all the joy and wonder of parenthood, without some of the hassles. And if that explanation doesn’t help you understand — well, it’s the best I can do with the words I have.
In my opinion, there’s nothing wrong with being called homemaker. In fact, I think it’s one of the most beautiful words in the America language.
I’ve written about a lot of worthwhile things over the years, but highlighting Gwinnett volunteers is always at the top of my list.
Dual Enrollment is one of those things that sounds almost too good to be true — except, of course, that it is true. And yet it might just be the best-kept secret in America.
Going to university is still worth it, if you play it smart
Health and Wellness
- National Ambassador for March of Dimes visits Gwinnett Medical Center
- GA-PCOM graduates return to practice locally
- SOWELL: Comparison of men vs. women pay is statistical fraud
- ARORA: National Osteopathic Medicine Week a good chance to learn about GA-PCOM
- THOMAS: Sebelius is the definition of a scapegoat
- G-Braves to support National Alopecia Areata Foundation
- Dental centers offering free oral cancer screenings
- PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Dental help at Good Samaritan Center
- Weekly restaurant health inspections for April 14
- New electrophysiology labs expand Gwinnett Medical's cardiac services
Home and Garden
- DALY: What do the numbers on the fertilizer bag mean?
- DALY: Not all lawn grasses are created equal
- Gwinnett Tech schedules spring plant sale
- DALY: Georgia Gold Medal Plants are a great addition to the home landscape
- Environmental Center hosts 'Grow your own' festival
- DALY: Even with warmer weather, a late season freeze still possible
- DALY: Although attractive, cherry trees do not perform well in our climate
- DALY: Japanese maples make great specimen plants
- WIGGINS: Some ideas on how to grow green this year
- DALY: Now is the time to prevent summer weeds in lawns
- BUCK'S BYTES: Simple tech is often good tech
- BUCK'S BYTES: Should electrical wiring, lights still be so old school?