Paperwork is bad enough, but when people ask you to fill out their forms with the same information you provided on a previous visit, they’re trying to make their life easier, not yours.
About the only thing that has changed is that Mama doesn’t make my clothes any more. And that is both a good thing and a bad thing.
We’ve all heard the old saying, “Aim for the sun and land among the stars.” That analogy might not be astronomically accurate, but we get the gist: strive for excellence and, even if you don’t quite get there, you will still have succeeded.
I love keeping up with all the wonderful people that I feature in my column, especially those who are performing a service to the community.
In place of the Common Core, Tienken calls for a system that would “end standardization, return local control, and provide financial and technical assistance for school districts to design comprehensive programs with large curriculum offerings to meet the needs of all kids.”
Built on a rock. I’ve long been aware that Gwinnett County does indeed trace its beginnings back to a rock and that rocks continue to shape our history.
This is my South of which I am so proud, a community, broad and vast, where tribulations and triumphs alike are shared.
All you have to do is decide what’s important to you, then discard that in favor of what’s important to your wife, your kids, and your boss, in that order. Your own wants, desires, and needs come near the bottom of the list, just after those of the cat but before the house plants.
Owen has changed his venue to Eddie Owen Presents in Duluth, but nothing about his philosophy or community involvement has changed a bit. Well, except that it’s expanded. Owen is partnering with the Gwinnett County Public Library in presenting their 2013 Fall Into the Arts Program.
What if you had a team of people whose sole job was to find fault with your thinking? It’s called a Red Team. Used by the CIA, IBM, the Army, news organizations and other businesses, a Red team is a group designed to penetrate your defenses
When it’s born in you, you just keep doing the best you can to help those in need.
Whether political divisions are good or bad, they appear to be inevitable, stemming from the fundamentally different ways in which people see the world.
I love that we have places like McDaniel Farm where we can recreate down to earth activities of the past whether anyone remembers them or not, but no computer generated simulator, no matter how high tech, can ever recreate that feeling of being up on the roof.
The lines between work and home may be blurred, but make no mistake, the skills and mindset required in each venue remain distinctly different.
Any self-respecting Southern woman has a list of casserole recipes a mile long ready to bake at a moment’s notice. You got a sickness or a death in your family, we’ve got just the casserole for you.
Health and Wellness
- Weekly restaurant inspections for Dec. 9
- Senate forum to talk about drug problem in suburbs
- Lilburn resident steps into role of executive director for Dream House
- Red Cross holding public blood drives throughout December
- Legislators offer incentives to boost EpiPens in schools
- Lawrenceville man sheds pounds on Weight Watchers
- Duluth resident compiles book on plant-based diets
- PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Falcons players rally around young hospice patient
- HEALTH BRIEFS: Eastside Medical Center names second DAISY honoree
- Red Cross seeking blood donations over Thanksgiving holiday
Home and Garden
- DALY: How to find the perfect Christmas tree
- DALY: Houseplants brighten the indoors during winter
- DALY: Landscape plants should fit the space where they are planted
- DALY: Moles and voles are troubling home landscapes
- DALY: Local homeowners being plagued with kudzu bugs
- Randy's hosts free fall festivities
- DALY: Grubs can menace lawns in the fall
- DALY: Plant bulbs now for spring color
- DALY: Autumn is the time to divide perennials
- DALY: Gwinnett Extension accepting applications for Master Gardener Extension volunteer program
- BUCK'S BYTES: Simple tech is often good tech
- BUCK'S BYTES: Should electrical wiring, lights still be so old school?