December 12, 2016: Hoping Santa Claus Has Something Special for Schoolteachers This Christmas

Dear Santa Claus: I am going to forego my usual letter requesting snarky gifts for the humor-impaired.  I expect there will be other opportunities in the future to gig them.  One thing about the humor-impaired, they are like houseflies.  They never go away.    Instead, I am going to ask you for something that may […]

December 5, 2016: Losing One’s Home to a Fire Is a Painful Experience

Philip Wilheit is a man of no small influence in our state.  A community leader and a successful business man — he is president and CEO of Wilheit Packaging in Gainesville – Wilheit is also one of Gov. Nathan Deal’s oldest and closest friends and advisors.  He served as chairman of Deal’s first gubernatorial campaign […]

November 16, 2015: Unsubstantiated Anonymous Sources Have No Place in Journalism

I can’t guarantee that I got all the commas where they belong today, but I can guarantee that what you read here is my opinion laid out for all to see. That is in stark contrast to cowardly anonymous comments that seem to be pervading our world these days, thanks to social media and to […]

June 30, 2014: Help Is On The Way For Dealing With The Humor-Impaired

    The things you learn while surfing the Internet in desperation for column material. Did you know that there is a National Association for the Humor-Impaired? May Jimmy Carter (speaking of the humor-impaired) wash my socks if I am not telling the truth. According to their website the organization’s CEO, Dr. Stuart Robertshaw, is […]