An antique table sat in the darkened corner deep within the attic of an old, decrepit home until one day it was discovered by someone who had an eye for natural beauty and a craftsman’s hand.  As the master carpenter brought the table into the light, he noticed the deep scars of neglect as w…

Vengeance is mine sayeth the Lord in Deuteronomy 32:35. Brian Kemp is too nice a guy to say something like that publicly, plus he has been a bit too busy recently to be poking around in Deuteronomy. So, I will say it for him. Vengeance is his.

Steaming mug shaking slightly in an already over-caffeinated hand, unfiltered Lucky Strike dancing to word tunes as he talked, the second publisher for whom I ever worked once told me that since I neither drank coffee nor smoked cigarettes I needed to get out of newspapers as I obviously had…

War is brutal. The attacks from the enemy come in all shapes, sizes, and forms. In physical battles, each side prepares strategies, gathers manpower and weapons, and readily plays both offense and defense when needed. Various weapons cause different levels of destruction, but every strike po…

Take me out to the ball game, Take me out with the crowd; Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack®, I don’t care if I never get back. Let me root, root, root for the home team (Braves), If they don’t win, it’s a shame. For it’s one, two, three strikes, you’re out, At the old ball game.

“Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.”

American humorist Will Rogers once observed, “I’m not a member of any organized political party. I’m a Democrat.”  There is no question that if ol’ Will was around today, he would probably be a Republican. The Grand Old Party gives new meaning to the term disorganized.

Fourteenth Century Italian writer Dante Alighieri in his “Divine Comedy” describes Hell as a place for those who have perverted “their human intellect to fraud or malice against their fellowmen.”  He could have been describing Alex Jones and his Infowars followers. For the past decade, this …

Several summers ago, my family and I went kayaking in Panama City. It was a beautiful morning. The sun was bright, the breeze was warm, and the waters were calm. It was only a 15-minute paddle to a small island that boasted of a beautiful beach with exciting waves and an abundance of seashel…

It is hard to believe it has been 26 years this week since the Centennial Olympic Games were in Atlanta. They began July 19, 1996, and wound up August 4, 1996. To refer to them as Atlanta’s Games is not entirely accurate. Competitions were held throughout the state, from Athens to Gainesvill…

Television around  the globe featured an astonishing sight last March 23. The Ever Given, a gigantic cargo ship — 1312 feet long, hauling 20,124 multi-colored  containers  stacked  ten stories high — lay lodged and straddled across the Suez Canal. She stayed stuck for six long days. Her dist…

Well, this is interesting. Donald Trump and Joe Biden have something in common besides being a couple of old white guys. According to a New York Times/Siena College poll, a little less than half of the Republicans polled want Trump as their first choice in the 2024 primary should he make a r…

I may be one of the few people on the planet that has not seen “Top Gun Maverick.”  As of this writing the film, starring Tom Cruise and a sequel to the 1986 hit, “Top Gun,” has grossed over $1 billion at the box office and shows no signs of landing anytime soon.

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