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Kirby: A slide rule numbers ninja is a thing of the past

...SCHOOL: Arm.NEW SCHOOL: Book bag or backpack. OLD SCHOOL: Sent home because your hair was too long or your skirt too short.NEW SCHOOL: Sent home because your T-shirt is not politically correct. OLD SCHOOL: Government-surplus food that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bill-kirby/2014-08-04/kirby-numbers-ninja-slid
Sportswriter Dan Jenkins talks new book

...tightened it. I wanted it to be about 300 pages. They held it down to about 255. At the end I thought, "Hell, this is too short." I left out a lot of good stuff and already written another book. It's strictly golf. Half is stuff that's original...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-09/sportswriter-dan-jenkins-talks-new-
Michaux: Biggest win of Donnan's came in courtroom

...playing catch with the grandkids and offering sage advice to their successors. Leave the investing to professionals and let the school superintendent fight his own battles.Life's too short to worry about spending it in court.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-05-17/michaux-biggest-win-donna
SC senators want to change teacher appeals process

...she said.Sen. John Matthews, a retired elementary school principal, said the bill creates a shortcut that's "too short.""But I do think there's an issue in underperforming teachers and not being able to deal with it," said Matthews...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-03/sc-senators-want-change-teach
David Ferrer deals Rafael Nadal rare clay-court loss at Monte Carlo Masters

...on his serve."I didn't play the right way. I didn't play with the right intensity with my forehand. I played too short," Nadal said. "I give him the chance to have the control of the point almost all the time."A day after becoming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-18/david-ferrer-deals-r
Prepare gardens to enjoy beauty of hummingbirds

...The hummingbird's long beak can reach through the hole in the guard to the fluid. The tongue of bees and wasps is too short to feed from a guarded feeder.Keep ants off the feeders by wrapping duct tape around the wire with the sticky side out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-04-09/prepare-gardens-enjo
Teen has to pass up Kevin Streelman's offer on practice round

...awesome."Stafford thought he could make the 2½-hour drive to Au gusta by noon, but his mother decided the notice was too short, and her son stayed in school."It's disappointing," Staf ford said. "I'd take that to go to the Masters...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/teen-has-pass-kevin-streelmans-offer-pract
Retro rides

Life's too short to drive an ordinary car. That's the epiphany Andy Pye had just before...They're just pleased to drive a cool car while they can. "Life's too short," said Mr. Pye. "If I go bust, I can at least say that I had a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/24/bus_360284.shtml
Business
Pats' reception leader retires

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. --- Troy Brown was too short and too slow. He couldn't make the big play. His NFL career was bound to be brief. Wrong. Wrong. Wrong. In 15 NFL seasons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/26/pro_477174.shtml
NFL
Home front

Plumber's helper You know what happens when you squat too low in a shirt that's too short. Southern exposure. And it ain't pretty. Duluth Trading Co. has a simple cover-up for your moon phases in its extra-long...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/08/liv_377845.shtml
Life & style