All work and no play . . . - A non-political post: It sure was good seeing Tom Crawford and finally meeting Walter Jones last week.
Tom introduced and promptly unleashed a correspondent from GPB-Radio on me for an interview with the introduction, "Sid, she's all right". Tom no doubt recognized that those of us from the Other Georgia are most suspicious of the elitist, liberal media as we continue to cling to our religion and guns.
Tom reported the day's events in his Tom Crawford's Georgia Report - The Leading Daily Source for Policical News - in his article entitled "State board handles cases against APS, Coffee County school boards."
You can also keep up with Tom's to the left of the Cracker Squire's moderate leanings in Tom's blog, a daily read for the Cracker Squire.
But the real highlight for the day came in finally getting to meet another heavy among journalism's elite in Georgia, Walter Jones, Director of Morris News Service.
Although Walter's reporting on the events of the day were in The Georgia Times-Union (a Georgia edition of The Florida Times-Union of Jacksonville), you will find Walter's articles in most of Georgia's major metropolitan newspapers just about every day.
Walter also interviewed me for his story captioned "State agrees to retain Coffee Board of Education." Being I have gotten behind on my posting as of late, I am going to ask for Walter's forgiveness rather than permission in sharing his comment that came after the interview: "I read the Cracker Squire often, so it's good to finally make the connection."
Walter, know that the pleasure was all mine, and I hope our paths cross sooner rather than later.
(Assuming -- in pig legalese -- I am the owe'ee rather than owe'or, I wish Galloway had been there. One of us owes the other a brew.)