New Braves Stadium SunTrust Park Meh
April 12, 2017 Opinion Sports

Luke Skywalker conned Han Solo by promising him more wealth than Han could imagine. Han’s immortal reply was: “I don’t know kid; I can imagine quite a bit.” So, when I heard a Braves talking head during a recent exhibition game to tout the traffic and parking situation as “not nearly as bad as you… Read more »

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March 27, 2017 Opinion

To a New York kid like me, Southerners were defined by “The Dukes of Hazzard”. When my Dad suggested I apply to Emory University, I thought he wanted me to learn about overnight delivery services. It only took one gorgeous weekend on Emory’s campus in 1977 (my senior year of high school) to change my… Read more »

St. Patrick's Day Savannah Southern Girls
March 21, 2017 Opinion Party

St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah is unlike anywhere else in the world The St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Savannah attracts hundreds of thousands of people each year. For several days, natives of this normally graceful Southern city hide while hordes of tourists determinedly celebrate the brilliance of open container laws and Irish drinking culture. I’ve been joining… Read more »

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March 14, 2017 Featured Opinion technology

“Are you from Texas?” Any Southerner who has moved to the Bay Area and lets their accent slip gets this question. And usually, anyone who is from the South feels very compelled to specify the exact state they choose to represent. I have to correct these folks by answering, “I’m from Georgia.” The Bay Area… Read more »