Do you overlook the flaws of others?

One of the easiest things to find for many people is fault. There are a lot of fault-finders in the world. There’s always a critic. In fact, some people think criticism is more blessed to give than to receive. Working with people is a wonderful blessing, but sometimes it gets rather interesting. People are going […]

What is the most important part of church? Poll says . . .

Recently, the pollster George Gallup released the results of a survey of 1,500 people across the nation. Gallup wanted to know why people went to church (or another place of worship). He listed seven items and asked people to rank them from the most important to the least important. The results of the survey may […]

A $973 toothpick

Like so many folks, my entire life can be found inside my phone. Years of irreplaceable pictures (26,834 to date), videos, and, of course, passwords to everything are electronically locked away inside. Therein lies the problem. If my phone somehow magically disappears or can’t be charged then life as I know it comes to a […]

Parents seek advice on guy, 20, dating daughter, 15

By John Rosemond Question: Our 15-year-old daughter has told us she’s in love with a 20-year-old guy who is in the Army and intending to make the Army his career. We’ve met him, and he is extremely respectful and well-mannered, and has told us he’s in love with her. We’ve made it clear to both […]

Past versus present Americans

Having enjoyed my 82nd birthday, I am part of a group of about 50 million Americans who are 65 years of age or older. Those who are 90 or older were in school during the 1930s. My age cohort was in school during the 1940s. Baby boomers approaching their 70s were in school during the […]

The politics of cake

Nothing appears beyond the reach of the social engineers, not even cake. In a 7-2 ruling, the Supreme Court said the Colorado Human Rights Commission had failed to take into account the religious beliefs of a Lakewood baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. Justice Anthony Kennedy, who has sometimes […]

Cooter speaks

When finally I was able to park at Cooter’s Last Stand in Luray, VA, and wade through the mud, I discovered that the ticket line had over 100 people waiting to purchase tickets. Though I was perfectly willing to buy a ticket, and while I remained stunned by the tens of thousands of Dukes of […]

DOT, fix traffic on Hwy. 54 now

It should be possible to drive from Ga. Highway 85 in Fayetteville on Hwy. 54 all the way to Hwy. 74 in Peachtree City without hitting a red light. It is a simple procedure of synchronizing the lights to be green considering the speed limits along the way. This has been more or less true […]

Valid argument or just PTC garbage?

Does the city have a valid argument or are they just trying to baffle the citizens with BS to justify dictating a single vendor for garbage collection in Peachtree City? The city gave a presentation about the impact waste haulers have on asphalt pavement. It was an academic exercise summarized by a graph depicting pavement […]

Hiking for hope to help poor in Africa

My name is Trey Cason and my wife is Madison Cason. We are from Peachtree City and Fayetteville (respectively) and we will be thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail beginning 6/12/2018 to raise $219,000 for an organization called Global Hope Network International (GHNI). We call it the Hike4Hope. GHNI works in 38 countries and does sustainable, locally-led, […]