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December 9, 2019: Some Thoughts for Gov. Brian Kemp on His First Year in Office

Dear Governor: Forgive me for not writing you sooner.  I didn’t want you to think I had forgotten you, but I know you have been busy.  It is hard to believe it has been almost a year since you were sworn into office as Georgia’s 83rd governor and the second member of the Nu Zeta […]

April 30, 2018: This Academic Supporter is Stoked Over UGA’s Football Fortunes

I feel like a hypocrite.  Well, sort of. I am an enthusiastic supporter of the academic mission at my alma mater, the University of Georgia, the oldest state-chartered university in the nation, located in Athens, the Classic City of the South. I evince that support with an annual gift to UGA’s Grady College of Journalism […]

May 27, 2013: Waiting For Atheists To Create A Sunset Or A Duck-Billed Platypus

Dear God: I apologize for contacting you in such a public manner but there is an issue here in Georgia I need to discuss with You pronto.  I thought about bringing it up in my prayers but, frankly, I have so many sins teed up to apologize for that my knees would likely give out […]

May 21, 2012: An Open Letter To Georgia’s Public School Teachers

I write to applaud you for having made it through another year in Georgia’s public schools.  Good for you.  Frankly, I wonder sometimes why you do what you do and then I remember that you are changing young lives for the better.  Not many of us can make that claim. Your rewards for your efforts […]