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Being a Falcons’ fan makes it difficult to look on the bright side
February 11, 2017 – 12:04 am | No Comment
Being a Falcons’ fan makes it difficult to look on the bright side | Test

I’m a pessimist by nature. Our newsroom staff would tell you my usual response to any TGIF chatter is, “Just one day closer to next Monday.”

Know anything for sure?
February 10, 2017 – 10:47 pm | No Comment
Know anything for sure? | Test

A once-a-week column should be no problem, so why has my task become so solemn?

From tour guide to possible Uncle of the Year?
February 10, 2017 – 10:39 pm | No Comment
From tour guide to possible Uncle of the Year? | Test

I know I am in the minority, but I have never understood the attraction people have to cookie dough.

All moms need to know is how to talk
February 10, 2017 – 10:37 pm | No Comment
All moms need to know is how to talk | Test

I was standing by our table at Blue Ridge Elementary School ready to sign up families for BabyRead.

‘And I don’t like anybody very much’
February 9, 2017 – 8:07 pm | No Comment

The title line is from an old Kingston Trio folk song, but it reflects today’s U.S. and world political scene.

Hope is in the air at Tamassee DAR
February 9, 2017 – 7:47 pm | No Comment

What a beautiful view as I came to work today!

Up, away and out of sight!
February 8, 2017 – 9:24 pm | No Comment
Up, away and out of sight! | Test

Let’s talk about laundry!

The path to wealth is, obviously, paved with Cheetos
February 8, 2017 – 9:23 pm | No Comment
The path to wealth is, obviously, paved with Cheetos | Test

I have to start today’s column by saying I truly enjoy my job here at The Journal. I’ve been here nearly a decade, and I’ve been fortunate enough to tell a multitude of unique stories and meet people from all walks of life.

Mum’s the word
February 7, 2017 – 9:42 pm | No Comment
Mum’s the word | Test

We’d traveled that route so many times. For five years, our trips back and forth to the Lowcountry weren’t for leisure.

After-Hours Program update
February 6, 2017 – 8:17 pm | No Comment
After-Hours Program update | Test

Last year, I wrote an article about the Tribble Center’s After-Hours Program and the associated benefits for the clients we serve.