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What is Tucker? Part 2: Just Plain Neighborly

The Ability to Get to Know Your Neighbors At a holiday party this weekend, a friend who lives east of Stone Mountain talked about doing his gift shopping in Lilburn and Snellville. As he walked between shops, his attempts to greet people with “Merry Christmas,” “Happy Holidays” or even just “Hi” were met with dour […]

What is Tucker? Part 1: That Small Town Feel

THIS POST IS MY PERSONAL OPINION AND NOT THAT OF ANY ORGANIZATION TO WHICH I BELONG. Whenever Tuckerites gather, there always seems to a discussion of what Tucker actually means to them. I’ve heard plenty of people talk about maintaining Tucker’s character as the main reason they voted for cityhood. I had this happen again […]

The DeKalb Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Commission, Part 1

THIS POST IS MY PERSONAL OPINION AND NOT THAT OF ANY ORGANIZATION TO WHICH I BELONG. As many of you know, last week I was elected chairperson of the new DeKalb Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Commission. Much of Georgia’s recent success with these businesses has come courtesy of vigorous effort at the state level. […]

She Leveled Again

Right at her 18-month birthday we gave up on tracking all the new words she was adding to her vocabulary (which meant they were used correctly, were reproducible, and only used incorrectly in the most adorable ways). Before that she had been evidencing 2-5 new words a day. Now it is 5-10, and I just […]

One DeKalb

On Monday, I was appointed to DeKalb County’s inaugural Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Commission. One of the bright spots Tuesday for DeKalb County was the election of Michael Thurmond as CEO – our first elected CEO in 3.5 years. Interim CEO Lee May has made it clear that he is happy to pass on […]