Tag Archives: The Aiken Standard

What If It Rains?

I am intrigued by all the excitement  regarding the upcoming, total eclipse and the resulting economic impact on the 70-mile wide path accross the County on August 21st.  Emergency officials are contingency planning for massive crowds, hotels have been sold … Continue reading

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Smile

“Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them”….Andre Maurois. In other news: We are reviewing photos and videos from Barkaritaville and will have a full report in the next day or so. … Continue reading

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Talking Back

I have a love-hate relationship with politics. When I was in college, I was “low-information” and liked/supported democrat candidates. I even subscribed to The Village Voice” Then I started listening to (and still do) that Limbaugh guy and realized that … Continue reading

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Flags, Flags and More Flags

I love it when a plan falls into place… Yesterday, we had a few surprise visitors at the funeral home. Sorority sisters, bearing boxes of used and tattered United States Flags for us to retire with honor, cremating them with … Continue reading

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What Happened?

Here is today’s headline in The Aiken Standard: Gas Still Cheapest in State On Tuesday evening, I filled up my car at $2.80/gallon. Yesterday, I stopped at the same station on my way home yesterday and the price was $3.00/gallon. … Continue reading

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Breaking News From Aiken

Wow…this might make the national news….or at least it should. Another “unexpected benefit” of hope and change is the acceleration of the life expectancy of power equipment. Your machines break and you have to pay someone to fix them or … Continue reading

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Tattered Flag Update

From Today’s Aiken Standard, Page 2…… Read Here: Sorority donates tattered flags for veteran program The story begins here……These Are Our Father’s Flags

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