Dan Ponder, Author at The Post-Searchlight

Dan Ponder

S.O.S.

The television ads became almost unbearable. Auburn is located near the Georgia – Alabama border, which means that political ads from both states are saturating ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, May 25, 2022 10:28 am

Dan Ponder

Young at Heart

Mary Lou and I walked into the packed theater to the sound of synchronized applause. We were accompanied by some two dozen other people as ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Thursday, May 19, 2022 10:39 am

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We are not average

My mother used to tell me that if you have five great friends in your life, you will be lucky. Her follow up comment was ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Thursday, April 28, 2022 9:19 am

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A New Joint

The year was 1968. Having suffered through two knee injuries due to sports in junior high school, I had surgery in Columbus, Georgia. Dr. Jack ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, April 20, 2022 11:30 am

Dan Ponder

A Sense of Place

Occasionally something works out even better that you planned. Such was the case at the 90th birthday celebration for my mother, Jobie Ponder at Callaway ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, April 13, 2022 9:40 am

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The Green, Green Grass of Home

The drive is a circuitous route. It encompasses metro areas, country roads, farms, fields, and factories. In one day, I see blooming tulips, budding azaleas, ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, March 30, 2022 11:42 am

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An Unexpected Silver Lining

It is just a basketball game. Well, it is a bit more than that. It is the NCAA Tournament, the Big Dance. The goal of ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Thursday, March 24, 2022 1:41 pm

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Visiting the Pearly Gates

On our way down to Tampa for the SEC Basketball Tournament, Mary Lou and I passed through Albany around lunchtime. “Where do you want to ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, March 16, 2022 9:48 am

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Treasure the Past. Embrace the Future.

My father and my grandfather both retired at 55 years of age. They both remained active, cultivated new interests, and embraced their new life without ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Wednesday, March 9, 2022 10:58 am

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A Special Twosday

We all have some special talents. I was a prodigy in typing, surpassing the skills of the typing teacher in the 7th grade. I had ... Read more

by Dan Ponder, Thursday, February 24, 2022 9:42 am

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