Walking for exercise was the farthest thing from Frank Sharp’s mind until about five years ago.
While the Gwinnett Public Library is celebrating Read Across America Week with songs, games and visits from the Cat in the Hat, I thought I’d celebrate by sharing readers’ response to the column I’d written about books a few weeks back.
Susan Larson spotlights a local dress consignment shop.
As a proud and active member of the William Day Chapter - Daughters of the American Revolution, Leslie Watkins of Snellville spends her days traveling around presenting living history presentations on lifestyle during colonial times.
Last year, after reading about the yellow-bellied sap sucker in a Daily Post blog, I tried to find out more about the bird. Not only did I learn more than I could ever want to know, but I found myself clicked in at www.allaboutbirds.org a Web site posted by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Having raised our boys in the Parkview cluster, I’d always thought of myself as a pure bred Panther. But in writing my last column, Mike Doyne, of Lilburn Middle, made me realize I have Mustang roots
As the Year of the Snake slithers out and the Year of the Horse gallops in, I thought what better way to celebrate than to honor the presence of horses in Gwinnett County.
I always look forward to Gwinnett Parks and Recreation’s newest L.I.F.E. (Leisure is for Everyone) catalog. I love seeing what’s new and what has become a tradition over the years.
Going over my book list for the past year always provides a bit of entertainment, especially when I see titles I don’t even remember.
So far The Next Stop has helped more than 100 young adults live a fuller life. Many have accomplished things in this friendly environment that occupational therapists were unable to teach them in private sessions.
New Year’s resolutions. I’m not sure yet what mine will be, but I sure have a list of suggestions for other people.
I’m not a big Bill O’Reilly fan, but I do get a kick out of his nun stories. Probably because I have so many of my own.
Every Christmas I make sure everyone in my family finds a book under the tree. However, for the 200 some books I bought over the years, I hardly remember any of them. But in recent years I’ve come across some books I might have bought had they been around when my kids were young.
Several readers have asked me if I have any resources for post traumatic stress disorder. Well, I have the Internet like everyone else, but I’m also fortunate to have a few contacts through past columns.
Several times Leif mentioned Coach Flowe taking him aside and encouraging him. Every player knew that simply being on the team made him part of their success.