February 2004

Bad Things You Cannot Do in Valdosta

February 18, 2004

100 Things Not To Do in Valdosta continue trickling in from our readers and some of them, well, some of them are terrible…. Go shopping at TJ MAXX on a Saturday Now I have no idea what this means as I haven’t been to TJ Maxx in years.  I am assuming the place is busy, but  the […]

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Valentine’s Crush

February 17, 2004

“Lord, I had no idea that Valentine’s Day was going to be such a terrible day to travel,” said the woman next to me. My wife and I had just made room for another couple at the bar at El Toreo where we were waiting for a table. The place was packed, just like every […]

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What’s in Your Purse?

February 16, 2004

I was at a Rotary Club Auction committee meeting and we were winding up when suddenly, my co-chair Amy Carter emptied her purse on the table to find something. I borrowed someone’s Sprint camera phone (how about that for a plug) and took a picture. You can see the pile for yourself to the left. […]

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Womanless Wedding

February 12, 2004

All our vaudeville now comes to us on the television with professional actors, but none of it is nearly as memorable as a crazy night in the high school auditorium of my childhood. The Jaycees put on a “womanless wedding” where they would dress up half of their number in drag and stage a fake […]

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Wanted: Training Wheels for Word Processor

February 11, 2004

Sunday saw another Valdosta Daily Times editorial on the smoking ban that shows that the only thing keeping the editorial board from becoming hopelessly depressed is collective amnesia. They endorsed a more moderate smoking ban that would allow smoking in bars and then they blamed the bar owners for not wanting to go along with […]

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