It’s time to plan your New Year’s Day dinner, and that means black-eyed peas – or Hoppin’ John – (for luck) and greens (for money). How you prepare your greens is entirely up to you, as is which kind of green you choose to prepare (we are a cabbage family). Hopefully, you saved the bone from the ham you served with your holiday dinner, because there’s no tastier way to cook your beans than with a leftover ham bone (pro tip: you can buy just a bone at any Honeybaked Ham store).
Less cooking, mor(ning)e reading:
- To prepare for the pending legislative session, refresh yourself on capitol vs. capital.
- Will the TSA accept your drivers license?
- The Republican Main Street Partnership works to keep women engaged with the GOP.
- Middle Georgia’s year in review (at least up until March).
- The Savannah City Council approaches ordinance revisions with what some consider to be a stultifying pace.
- I initially read the teaser headline for this article as “Poll workers seeking new jobs,” which is very different from the actual headline, which is “Poll: workers seeking new jobs.” (And very different from “Pole workers seeking new jobs.”
- Bus ridership low in Warner Robins, but officials are optimistic for the nascent program, which has two busses and is funded through a federal grant.
- Have you registered your drone with the FAA?
- This week in Hamilton: “Hamilton makes me want to be great.”
- See also, Hamilton in The Wall Street Journal, a special Hamilton issue of Time, and a Hamilton category on Jeopardy. Like the financial system that Alexander Hamilton devised, and like our great nation, this musical is not going anywhere any time soon – besides Chicago.
- Nor, apparently, is his face from the $10 bill.
- Cow-eat-a or Co-wheat-a?
For the comments, what’s your favorite Georgia (mis)pronunciation? I knew I’d lived in Georgia for a long time when I wanted a Martinez and asked the bartender for a “MAR-ti-nez.”