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February 22, 2017 Greg 0
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A Flower Blooms in Beechwood

February 2, 2016 Greg 0

Daffodils are blooming in my backyard. The first one came two days after Christmas. There were three more yesterday. I look for meaning when unusual things happen. But all that I can figure out so […]

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Bauerle etc. More on Coaches

February 2, 2016 Greg 0

Everything keeps coming up coaches. Of course it started with Coach Richt’s firing. Actually I guess it started with Steve Spurrier’s resignation at South Carolina. The realization that the Gamecocks were going after Kirby Smart […]

Out & About Athens

Still the Best

February 1, 2016 Greg 0

It was the day after Christmas and I was at the Foundry for Randall Bramblett’s annual Christmas show. I’d explored the place when I got there and found Slim Jim, Godfrey, and Mr. Clown all […]

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1966-67 Trojans Win Region

January 7, 2016 Greg 0

Martis Robinson’s 1966-67 Athens High School basketball team had a tough act to follow. In his first campaign as coach, Robinson had guided the 1965-66 squad to a 20-10 record, but with eight seniors taking […]

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Adventures in Healthcare

November 27, 2015 Greg 0

I pulled into the Publix parking lot Monday morning three weeks ago and I was in a fowl mood. On Saturday I’d gotten a notice from my health insurance company that there were more i’s […]

Out & About Athens

Thankful for the Flyers

November 22, 2015 Greg 0

I’ve been listening to the Normaltown Flyers since 1979 and there are two things that have always been true: the music’s great and Brian Burke is in the pilot’s seat. I wish I could say […]

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1961 Trojan Football

October 29, 2015 Greg 0

In the fall of 1961 “The Magnificent Seven” was on at the Palace Theater,  Roger Maris was being hounded by the press as he closed in on Babe Ruth’s home run record. The United States […]

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Saturday Memories

October 26, 2015 Greg 0

It’s great to be a Georgia Bulldog. Fall in Athens. Between the Hedges, in the stands, or watching the game on TV matters not. On Saturday morning I wake up all full of nervous energy. My […]

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Cue Speaks, I Listen

October 15, 2015 Greg 0

I was sitting in my living room watching Paul Finebaum. My leg was propped up with an icepack taped to my knee. I was still trying to recover from the weekend in Knoxville. I was contemplating starting […]