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New Year’s resolutions for other people

12:07 pm Dec. 27, 2016

I once had a boss who said all journalists work in “paragraph factories.”

It wasn’t the first time I had run into someone delusional, but it was the first time I’d met anyone so unfamiliar with real work.

The same fellow also told me “grits” is a singular noun and the headline “Grits are good” is grammatically incorrect.

Fearing an uprising of the south Georgia populace, we both moved north after the “Grits is good” headline

News to Me: An Atlanta shopping list for Santa

2:04 pm Dec. 20, 2016

Wednesday’s the first day of winter, and, if you’re a true Southerner, you’re ready for it to be over already.

Some people like cold weather. The fashion potential of “sweater season” excites them.

I prefer T-shirt season and driving on stuff that’s not ice.

The best things about winter are I don’t have to mow my lawn and my neighbor’s dilapidated pool no longer spews mosquitoes.

Many of my friends want 2016 to be over too. It’s been

Keeping it real in the era of fake news

2:20 pm Dec. 13, 2016

The truth is out there, it’s just getting harder to find.

The proliferation of fake news is such some people don’t know what to believe.

Today I read Kanye West was meeting with our next president at

How to not save $10 or $125 billion

12:54 pm Dec. 6, 2016

Winter is coming.

Local prognosticators allege the temperature  will dip below freezing early Friday morning. Overnight lows in the 20s are expected all weekend.

Like most Georgians, I’m frightened. And, like most of you, I’ve properly hoarded copious