Tagged with Lewis Grizzard

Tweet My St. Augustine Record column from December 5, 2015, reprinted below: I have a pair of geriatric dachshunds who have managed to cram quite a bit of excitement into their brief lives. For starters, Laverne and Shirley are on the vicious animals list in Henry County, Ga., for biting a tax assessor several years […]

Tweet “I suppose if a man has something once, always something of it remains” —  Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls I opened the mail at my house in Atlanta last week to find an invitation that made my heart do a few flips.  A book club in my Atlanta neighborhood is having a […]

Tweet When I was pregnant with my oldest child, I had the notion that talking to my baby – even before she was born — would give her a leg up in her linguistic skills.  So I talked to her quite a bit during my pregnancy.  And I listened to talk radio. Not angry political […]

Tweet I used to think it was something in the soil, that the dirt in certain spots just grew great writers. Like William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, and John Grisham in Mississippi.  Or like the way Rick Bragg, Lewis Grizzard, and Pat Conroy all have roots in a narrow stretch of the Appalachian foothills between east […]

Tweet John Isner, a 6’9” graduate of the University of Georgia, won the longest tennis match in history yesterday, a Wimbledon thriller that lasted just over 11 hours and spanned the course of three days.  In fact, the fifth set alone was the longest match in history.  According to the London Telegraph, he went through […]