The way I figure it, my next column will come sometime in November so forgive the early Halloween column but it is a holiday I do so enjoy.
I am what a lot of people would refer to as a “youngun.’”
To put that into perspective, when the towers fell, I was six years old and in first grade, if I remember correctly.
How long has it been since you’ve sat down with your family on a Sunday and had a nice dinner?
I mean a dinner where you just talked, joked, laughed and there were no electronics involved.
The 2018 year was one that ended up being way more exciting than I had ever anticipated.
I started the year as a senior at Troy University but I’m ending it as a full time employee in my degree field in a great community that’s been super receptive.
I’ve got a confession to make, I just haven’t really been able to get into the Christmas spirit yet.
I mean I’m not feeling all “Bah, humbug” but I’m also not really feeling bubbly or jolly like Old Saint Nick.
November is a special time of year.
It’s like a much less expensive Christmas since people always seem to think the two are the same. Yes, I see you people already playing Christmas music and putting up decorations.
Familiarity is something that most people take for granted. It really is true that humans are “creatures of habit.” We enjoy the comfort of a familiar place, familiar actions and familiar people.
My name is Justin Blowers, and I’m the newest staff writer for The Southeast Sun. I’ll be covering a little bit of everything including New Brockton, Level Plains, Coffee County Board of Education and Coffee County