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Dear Savvy Senior, What types of financial resources are available to help seniors pay for long-term care? My 86-year-old mother will need either an assisted living facility or nursing home care … more
Now it doesn't take a rocket scientist to determine that our world is in evil times. As a matter of fact, you don't have to check out the world, just check yourself, your home, your community. It … more
American humorist Will Rogers once observed, “I’m not a member of any organized political party. I’m a Democrat.” There is no question that if ol’ Will was around today, he would probably … more
Dear Savvy Senior, What types of financial resources are available to help seniors pay for long-term care? My 86-year-old mother will need either an assisted living facility or nursing home care … more

Starting this week and going through Labor Day, Halloween, Election day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s is, let’s say it all together, Football !   If you love football, … more
Just went into the Busy Bee in Swainsboro, Georgia. The two owners attack me. Why I was waiting for my food. The wife assault me during the time I standing waiting for some wings. This is place that … more
Summer used to be my favorite season. Sunshine, going to the beach, and especially enjoying sliced tomatoes and garden vegetables were just a few of the reasons. Now I question my loyalty to that … more
When I opened The Blade a few weeks ago, I found two pages of doggies that were available for adoption from Emanuel County Humane Society. These homeless doggies were blessed to have reached the … more
Fourteenth Century Italian writer Dante Alighieri in his “Divine Comedy” describes Hell as a place for those who have perverted “their human intellect to fraud or malice against their … more

As life changes faster than we can change, it becomes more complex. Learning new ways of managing can be our focus or get our attention. So, before we get too carried away with the complexity of … more
The old mule swishes her tail and munches on sweet oats in her stall, for it is summertime in the deep South. The days go by slowly, like thick, warm molasses and the cotton stalks are thigh high. … more
In a little more than two and a half months, we will be asked to make some serious decisions about the leadership in our government. Normally, midterm elections draw about 48 to 55 per cent of the … more
We are in an official recession and in May 2021, I wrote an article titled, “Democrats Recession Looming” after Biden and the Democrats had “enacted policies (out of control spending) that were … more
It is hard to believe it has been 26 years this week since the Centennial Olympic Games were in Atlanta. They began on July 19, 1996, and wound-up August 4th. To refer to them as Atlanta’s Games is … more

“All good things must come to an end”. Well, maybe. It all depends on your perspective. If you are 7 or 13 or 17 years old, you could say this week that summer is, for all practical purposes, … more
Dear Editor: On behalf of the 4th of July Celebration Committee for the City of Adrian, we would like to express our gratitude on a job well done. From the car show, to the vendors, to the … more
Peer pressure, we have all seen it take place at least once in our lives. It comes in many different forms, and a person can be peer pressured to do a lot of different things. The real question is, … more
Some of my favorite memories happened on the front porch. It was a family meeting place for us throughout the years. Tons of butter beans and peas were shelled there, and the ghost stories that would … more
Well, this is interesting. Donald Trump and Joe Biden have something in common besides being a couple of old white guys. According to a New York Times/Siena College poll, a little less than half of … more

Mid- summer time in Georgia is filled with scorching humid days and many annoying pests. It is also filled with delicious dishes on our dinner tables. In my growing up days, backyard gardens were … more
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