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Autumn leaves and woolly worms

With the advent of autumn comes yet another memory I’ll never lose, no matter how much I imbibe.

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Posted: oct. 16, 2017 5:01 p.m. | Updated: oct. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Autumn leaves and woolly worms Comments 0 Comments

The death of hypocrisy

WASHINGTON -- Hypocrisy, one of the most damnable sins, has been rendered obsolete. When everybody’s a skunk, nobody smells the stench. Or, more to the ...

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Posted: oct. 16, 2017 5:01 p.m. | Updated: oct. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | The death of hypocrisy Comments 0 Comments

CACCE meeting was enlightening, informative

I have recently returned from a Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE) conference. I thoroughly enjoyed the content of the learning sessions as ...

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Posted: oct. 16, 2017 5:03 p.m. | Updated: oct. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | CACCE meeting was enlightening, informative Comments 0 Comments

Schools can’t develop workforce alone

Every time there’s a societal, economic or other crisis issue of some sort, public schools are usually expected to solve it … oftentimes without any ...

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Posted: oct. 16, 2017 5:04 p.m. | Updated: oct. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Schools can’t develop workforce alone Comments 0 Comments

Why I’m not watching new ‘Trek’

For those of you who follow the goings on in the entertainment world, you might have noticed that the first new Star Trek TV show ...

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Posted: oct. 12, 2017 3:23 p.m. | Updated: oct. 13, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Why I’m not watching new ‘Trek’ Comments 0 Comments

The big fish

Life hosts so many things to ponder. Have you ever pondered what 211 pounds of fish looks like, or better yet, what 1,540.08 ...

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Posted: oct. 12, 2017 3:23 p.m. | Updated: oct. 13, 2017 1:00 a.m. | The big fish Comments 0 Comments

My Brain on NASCAR - Oct. 13, 2017

It’s October, and only seven races remain in NASCAR’s playoffs. (On a side note, I’m still stymied regarding the reason why NASCAR ...

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Posted: oct. 12, 2017 3:24 p.m. | Updated: oct. 13, 2017 1:00 a.m. | My Brain on NASCAR - Oct. 13, 2017 Comments 0 Comments

Steps toward solutions

“If I can’t fix it, it ain’t broke.” 

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Posted: oct. 12, 2017 3:26 p.m. | Updated: oct. 13, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Steps toward solutions Comments 0 Comments

Distracting ourselves to death

WASHINGTON -- When President Trump said a few days ago that now isn’t the time for a debate about gun control, presumably he meant that ...

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Posted: oct. 09, 2017 4:32 p.m. | Updated: oct. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Distracting ourselves to death Comments 0 Comments

Ruby and Louise

On the drive home from a speaking engagement in Savannah, I answered a call from Tink, who sounded fairly frantic.

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Posted: oct. 09, 2017 4:34 p.m. | Updated: oct. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Ruby and Louise Comments 0 Comments

Join the team for child car safety

Our children are the most precious parts of our lives. My own kids mean the world to me, and not too long ago I was ...

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Posted: oct. 09, 2017 4:35 p.m. | Updated: oct. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Join the team for child car safety Comments 0 Comments

Country store memories

Each time the big rock hears a rooster crow, it spins completely around.

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Posted: oct. 09, 2017 4:36 p.m. | Updated: oct. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Country store memories Comments 0 Comments

The Second Amendment

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not ...

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Posted: oct. 05, 2017 4:29 p.m. | Updated: oct. 06, 2017 1:00 a.m. | The Second Amendment Comments 0 Comments

I think not…

Most of us awoke Monday morning to the horrific news coming out of Las Vegas of a lone gunman killing 59 people at a country ...

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Posted: oct. 05, 2017 4:30 p.m. | Updated: oct. 06, 2017 1:00 a.m. | I think not… Comments 0 Comments

The people of the mills

In his book “The Most They Ever Had,” the Southern writer and Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Bragg writes, “As a boy, I was a little ...

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Posted: oct. 05, 2017 4:32 p.m. | Updated: oct. 06, 2017 1:00 a.m. | The people of the mills Comments 0 Comments

Just a guy and the search for meaning

WASHINGTON -- The horror, the horror.

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Posted: oct. 05, 2017 4:33 p.m. | Updated: oct. 06, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Just a guy and the search for meaning Comments 0 Comments

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