A lot can happen in a year's time, as you well all know, but I've come to learn that I'm a terrible prognosticator.
This time last year, I did not foresee myself sitting at the desk once occupied by my friend and colleague Barry Paschal.
One look at this week's sales flyers and you can see we humans are a predictable bunch. My favorite big-box store had everything on sale for getting organized and getting in shape. And eating healthier, too.
Friday, Jan. 3
Greenbrier at South Aiken, 5 p.m. (girls), 6:30 p.m. (boys)
Augusta Christian vs. Augusta Eagles, 6 p.m. (girls), 7:30 p.m. (boys)
Saturday, Jan. 4
Augusta Christian vs. Curtis Baptist, 1:30 p.m. (girls), 3 p.m. (boys)
Tree recycling Boy Scout Troop 643 in Evans can pick up your Christmas tree for recycling on Saturday, Jan. 4. A $10 donation helps Scouts attend summer camp. For more information, call (706) 373-8922 or GetMyTree@knology.net to schedule a pick-up.