“I’m always looking for ways to kill people,” Lawrenceville author writer Fran Stewart said, being sure to clarify that she means in print and electronic form only.
Don’t wish your life away, and your kids’ lives away, waiting for them to grow up. Trust me, they will, and all too soon.
My husband is like a relentless teenager. When he wants something, he persists until it’s easier for me to say “yes” just to get him out of my hair.
Most people do what their boss asks, but only a select few figure out what their boss really needs.
If you’re dissatisfied with the public schools yet not sold on any of the alternatives, let me share some of the strategies my wife and I used to help our four children not only survive but thrive in public school and beyond.
How many times have you worked like a fiend on something and then found yourself so burned out you couldn’t bear to even look at it again?
“A recent study estimated that roughly one in seven Americans 65 and older is taking at least one potentially inappropriate medication. Every year, 38 million older Americans experience serious complications from the medicines they take. The number of Americans treated in hospitals for medication-related problems top two million, and more than half of those hospitalized were 65 and older,” AARP reports.
It was hard not to see the ghosts in the blacken ashes, to hear their whisperings, or to recall the wisdom plied like a fine whiskey upon the ones who would listen and take note.
I recently heard a pundit opine that America was founded on the principle of equality. Really? Did Patrick Henry say, “Give me equality or give me death”? Does the Pledge of Allegiance end, “with equality and justice for all”?
Back in 1988, to help kick off the inaugural National Red Ribbon Week, a PTA lady asked me to come to the Trickum Middle School parking lot to help decorate all the school buses with red ribbons
When things look chaotic, people are more likely to act chaotic. Our minds, and our actions respond to our surroundings. When you’re surrounded by beauty, you’re happier and more confident.
When it comes to topics like “climate change” and the origins of the universe, leftists are all about “the science.” They’re inordinately proud of their “data” — even if they occasionally have to make some up.
You’ve heard the expression about wearing your heart on your sleeve. Well, it was never meant to be taken literally, but a certain baseball team has no problem letting others know where their heart is.
If you want to be miserable, keep trying to win the “I have it harder than you do” award. If you want to be happy, express gratitude for the person on the other side.
It often amazes me how many words of kindness and encouragement I receive for the stories I tell. Often, a reader will write, “You don’t know me but I feel that we are friends.”
Health and Wellness
- Weekly restaurant health inspections for Oct. 20
- HEALTH BRIEFS: Gwinnett residents speak at childhood cancer fundraiser
- Football concussions: Amid the fear, UGA research brings some hope
- Weekly restaurant health inspections for Oct. 13
- Former Surgeon General discusses importance of education in healthcare
- HEALTH BRIEFS: Atlanta Falcon hosting March of Dimes event
- PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Peachtree Christian Hospice golf tourney set for Oct. 27
- DPH preparing Ebola guidance for schools, universities
- Local hospitals make preparations for Ebola
- Weekly restaurant health inspections for Oct. 6
Home and Garden
- DALY: Answering questions about fertilizing lawns, pine beetles and spring flowering bulbs
- DALY: Now is the time to plant onions and garlic
- DALY: What to do about stinging insects
- DALY: Mysterious webs in trees the result of the fall webworm
- DALY: Many lawns troubled by armyworms
- DALY: Take action now to reduce winter weeds in the lawn
- Boy Scout honors grandfather’s memory with garden
- DALY: Many vegetables thrive in cooler weather
- DALY: How to keep snails and slugs from feasting on your garden plants
- Lawrenceville man shoots for world record tomato plant
- BUCK'S BYTES: Simple tech is often good tech
- BUCK'S BYTES: Should electrical wiring, lights still be so old school?