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I think about all the people I have considered to be special in my life over the past many years. Everyone from relatives to current and former in-laws, friends, coworkers, strangers or just about … more
You know, I’m not sure just where the line is drawn in the southern end of Nash County that stops gnats from progressing further northwest or if there is a sign hidden someplace that says “This … more
Even though hundreds of kinds of fruits exist on our planet, I only managed to eat a combination of bananas, strawberries and peaches for breakfast this morning. I could have added some tomato, since … more
Looking at some of the chatter that has come from last week’s county commissioners’ decision to delay a vote on rezoning a 25-acre tract of land (down from a proposed 188-acre tract) so that … more
This Saturday is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and to me it seems like only yesterday. Apollo 11 launched on its huge Saturn rocket on July 16 from the Kennedy Space Center … more
On Sunday, the Peachtree Baptist Church congregation, family, and friends gathered to worship our Lord. The sanctuary flower arrangement was presented to glorify God by Lynn and David Griffin in … more
Americans need to wonder which scenes from last week’s Fourth of July truly represent the character of the country whose birthday we celebrated. Unfortunately, it’s not nearly as clear as it … more
In a previous life before I gave up the grueling life of an entertainer for the grueling life of a journalist, I attended a DJ industry workshop called PHDJ. It was put on by two of the wedding DJ … more
I woke up Saturday morning to the sounds of a saxophone. The player under my hotel window tooted a wide range of selections from “Camptown Races” to “The Star-Spangled Banner.” He was hoping … more
I must apologize for not having Peachtree News in last week. We were on vacation and I couldn’t get it to the papers on time. This past Sunday, the Peachtree Baptist Church congregation, family … more
I remember saying this several times last winter: “I can hardly wait for summer. I won’t complain about the heat one bit.” I lied. This summer heat is killing me. One day last week, the … more
This past week, I had a realization that my children are growing up as children tend to do. I sometimes fail to understand or remember the thought process of teenagers and the difficulties they go … more
Opponents of partisan gerrymandering were bitterly disappointed last week when the Supreme Court ruled that the federal courts are not the proper remedy, upholding North Carolina’s congressional … more
Freedom. What a beautiful word. It’s something Patrick Henry wanted for the colonies in America when he delivered his speech before the Second Virginia Convention on March 20, 1775. The … more
“When you are born, you get a ticket to the freak show. When you are born in America, you get a front-row seat.” I first heard those words from George Carlin when I was 19 sitting on board the … more
As parents, we often put our needs on the back burner and provide for our families’ needs first. There are times when we weigh the options of what we need and decide to hold off just so we make … more
Happy birthday, America! Long may the mere mention of your name bring forth hope and inspiration for others who live under tyranny and fear. I absolutely love July Fourth and am so appreciative of … more
Have you ever tried to feed the birds? Husband John and I recently placed a bird feeder in our back yard. The birds flocked to it — until the food was gone. Then we put up a bird feeder that … more
Politics last week compelled some Democratic competitors for president to heap criticism on former Vice President Joe Biden for touting his past ability as a senator to find ways to work with … more
Our fur babies can be so adorable at times. You know what I mean when I say fur babies, right? Those pets that we consider closer to us than our own family most times. A wide range of pets are … more
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