A Wonderful Thanksgiving Story

Editor's note:  A wonderful story from The Washington Post about one person's effort to help people at Thanksgiving.  And if we have ever needed reminding about such things, it is now. "Rob Adams is a successful real estate agent in Utah. But when he was 11, he and...

They Say It Is Time For The Iron Bowl. Really?

While the most celebrated holiday of the year is probably Christmas in most places, I would argue that in Alabama it is the Iron Bowl.  The late fall day when the football teams at Auburn University and the University of Alabama play each other. For all intent and...

Let’s Talk About Love

Well alright.  But what does love have to do with this blog? My knee-jerk reaction is that since this is my blog, any topic is fair game.  In addition, since we are so bombarded by news that dwells on hate, belittlement, lies and insults, why not talk about something...

What Happened To Class?

It was Nov. 30, 2019  About 90,000 people were crammed into Jordan-Hare stadium on Auburn's campus for the annual Iron Bowl.  It's billed as the best college football rivalry in the land.  The state of Alabama goes into lockdown the day of this game each year The 2019...

Looking At The Joy Of Aging

Editor's note: unfortunately I am at the age where dealing with the process of getting older occupies too much of my time.  I can't help it.  Which means I can definitely relate to what is below: I changed my car horn to gunshot sounds. People get out of the way much...

WARNING: Your Blood May Boil

OK.  It is not unusual for me to lose my cool in this very weird and very crazy political turmoil swirling around us.  And why not when we are engulfed in adults acting like children? However, none of these get me stirred up like the saga I am about to relate. The...

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