Monthly Archives: October 2017

Gene Goes To School

Gene Deloach was disciplined by his teacher, Mrs. Myrtle Peavy, every day in third grade at Pinehurst Elementary. Those who know him well won’t be too surprised by that. She mostly popped his open palm with a ruler. He says … Continue reading

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We Bare All

Ron Gilliard is a friend of mine from college days. He’s a few years older than me and is now retired in Bainbridge, Georgia. He had a book published in early 2017 titled Our Journey. It’s about the role that … Continue reading

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Baseball, Brothers, and War

Billy Irwin was one of the most talented baseball players to ever come out of Unadilla, Georgia. He didn’t play high school ball, but travelled two counties eastward to Cochran and made the Middle Georgia College team. He may be … Continue reading

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Albert Crozier Won’t Run

Albert Crozier lived a half mile up the road from my childhood home. He was born in 1914, 38 years before I came along. He had a thin work-hardened body, his hands and face tanned from long hours in the … Continue reading

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