McCall Drive, Doraville, GA.
Dudley Clyde Asher always had a fascination for flying, and while he was still in high school, started working for a crop dusting firm near his hometown of Perry, Georgia, flying twin engine prop planes. In the aftermath of Pearl Harbor, Dud didn’t wait to be drafted, but marched down to the local recruiter and … Continue reading Rebecca, Too, Owen
Medlock Park, Decatur, GA.
It’s difficult to be optimistic nowadays. The citizens of the US have not been very responsible stewards of their political system and face the real possibility of losing it. Political turmoil reigns throughout the world, as Britons prepare to exit the European Union and despotic regimes gain influence across the globe. Prices increase, wages go … Continue reading Ill-Gotten Gain
I never imagined I’d like sushi. It always sounded like a type of food I’d sooner avoid, until I tried it and wondered why I hadn’t done so sooner. Equally, escargot never appealed to me until I had some at Taste of Atlanta one year, and I found it to my liking. Now, when I … Continue reading What’s Next?
South Peachtree Creek PATH, Atlanta, GA, around 3 p.m.
South Peachtree Creek PATH, Atlanta, GA, around 7 a.m.
Are people really surprised by what’s happening in this country now? Mass shootings, terrorizing minorities and immigrants, death threats against actors for being in movies; that’s apparently who we are now. It’s not just politics but there’s this toxic hostility in every layer of society. Some of it is warranted, given the many disparities among … Continue reading Disfunction Junction
Recently, I’ve gotten into the habit of walking early in the morning before the sun rises. It’s cool, traffic isn’t bad, and there aren’t a lot of people around. Plus, by the time I finish walking, it’s only seven- or eight-o-clock, and I have my exercise in for the day. On several occasions, recently, I’ve … Continue reading Leash Laws