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Rats! Can you believe it? Once again I have been passed over for the Nobel Prize in Literature. This is beginning to get on my nerves. Some guy named Jon Olav Fosse won it this year. As you may know, … more
In the room, on the other side of the curtain, lay a young man. I watched as two uniformed officers accompanied him. He looked to be about 20 years old and appeared to be sleeping. There were several … more
As I am writing this on November 26, 2023, the country is celebrating a new holiday. Today is National Leftovers Day. Obviously, the first Sunday after Thanksgiving is the natural time for this … more
One of my grandmother’s favorite expressions was, “if you worry about nothing, pretty soon you will really have something to worry about”. Now I don’t know if that makes sense to you, but if … more

RING! RING! “Hello. Dick Yarbrough Enterprises. Dick Yarbrough, one of America’s beloved and yet one of its most-modest columnists speaking.” “Hello, human person. This is Artie Fishel, … more
When I reflected in this space recently about having lost a grandson some 15 years ago, I received a lot of responses, including from those who had shared a similar experience of losing a child or … more
Georgia’s Attorney General Chris Carr is neither a RINO (Republican in Name Only) nor a RITNO (Republican in Trump’s Name Only.) His solid conservative credentials mirror those of our late U.S. … more
Georgia Congressman Austin Scott, of Tifton, is what a Republican should be and used to be before the right-wing crowd took control. Never in my long life I have I witnessed such a debacle as has … more
A few days ago, I was watching a weekend news show featuring a 28-year-old who called herself a “senior climatologist”. She was getting all worked up and fussing at all the non-believers for not … more

It’s kind of a shame that politics are such a deep-down, basic part of life. You can lament and bemoan that fact, but you cannot deny it. Everybody at one point or another in the average work week … more
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