Augusta Tek

I Can’t Sleep

I Can’t Sleep

This week’s column actually begins many, many years ago — back in the era before technology, back even before civilization. During this time, humans lived off the land, eating what they could hunt or gather. They lived in makeshift shelters, and much of their lives revolved around simply staying alive. Survival breeds some interesting features […]

Keeping Up

Keeping Up

For some reason, I was happy for the holidays to finally be over. I’m not sure why. It certainly wasn’t due to a lack of holiday spirit. This Christmas was one of the best ever! We completed our shopping early, and all the pre-Christmas holiday festivities occurred with minimal drama. Our family spent many hours […]

Aftermath: Unwanted Gifts

Aftermath: Unwanted Gifts

On December 26th, the world awakens to an obvious fact, but one that sometimes gets lost in chaos leading up to Christmas Day — holiday shopping doesn’t end with Christmas Day. Families all across America awake the day after Christmas to the reality that several received items are unneeded, unwanted or just plain bizarre. It’s […]