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Mattison: A Dolley Dollar

There have been discussions recently regarding a woman on our paper currency. It’s a great idea and I think it is about time. If it was not for a woman, I would not be here and come to think about it…you would not be here either. Women are the backbone and the soul of our nation. Most of all, they are the compass for the family unit. The role they have played in the building of our nation can never be measured.

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Mattison: Served with honor

Some stories we read are true and some are fictional. Then there are some that are a little of both. This is a story about a man that…’Served with Honor’

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Burgamy: Missing Mama

The ground lies fallow, undisturbed, a telling outward sign that she is gone. The hole in my heart is not visible.

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Mattison: Black and white

One morning a doctor examines a middle aged man with a serious heart condition. After the examination the doctor tells the patient’s wife that a delicate operation is needed. He assures her that he would use all of his skills to save her husband's life. The doctor then warns her that even with his medical knowledge, her husband could die…that medicine is not an exact science and everything in medicine, like life is not… ‘Black and White’.

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Taylor: In the age of complex questions

It takes you off guard when you realize that your child is truly comprehending pretty much everything they see and hear.

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Dunlap: Morals come easy until they play for your team

There’s a hypocrisy in sports and entertainment that I’m not proud to be a part of.

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Mattison: Not for sale

Several weeks ago I was riding down a dirt road way out in the country. I passed an old home place. A white washed rambling house with two oak trees in the front yard caught my attention. Then I noticed a large sign placed in the side yard that read…For Sale by Owner…Large Country Home…48 Acres…Three Out Buildings and a 12 Stall Barn… Owned For Generations by Same Family.

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Taylor: My new culinary focus: Pocket food

I’m in love with pocket food, and I don’t care who knows it.

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Mattison: Not so common

The word, common is defined as, belonging equally to or shared equally by two or more people. There is common law, common friends and then there is, common sense. Believe me, common sense is … ‘Not So Common’.

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Dunlap: Don't be so quick to lose hope, Atlanta sports fans

Atlanta’s sports history is ripe with enough disappointment that fans’ pessimism could fill each of its top venues.

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Taylor: Baby Wyatt, allow me to introduce you to your big brother

It’s another boy!

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Harper: No, I didn't invite you to my wedding

My wedding is now just five weeks away.

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