The Secretary of Agriculture

I wish I could say that I have met Trump’s choice for Secretary of Agriculture.  I almost did.  But almosts are not good enough.  When Sonny Perdue was the Governor of Georgia, I went to one of those ‘Eggs ‘N Issues’ breakfasts in Atlanta during the legislative session.  It was for educators. I saw Sonny and he wasn’t talking to anyone.  Oh, I thought. Perfect … Continue reading The Secretary of Agriculture

Veteran’s Day and the long shadows of November

Today is Veteran’s Day. It is a holiday for state employees like me. I spent the afternoon getting a manicure, pedicure, and shopping. I love tradition and I have tried to create and honor many for my family. I have two granddaughters, ten and five. Every Thanksgiving I give them a Christmas outfit. It’s something they might wear to a special event in December, to … Continue reading Veteran’s Day and the long shadows of November