Dads, Take Time to Teach About a Sport. Trust me, it’ll Make it all the More Fun to Watch in the Future…

Let the games begin… Playoffs are upon us and just about every dad would love to have his kids as excited about enjoying the game as he is.  There is a way to make that happen.  Be patient and take … Read more »

How To Get Your Own Butterbean

Pocket knives are a Southern thing and mostly carried by males of all ages.  But to my recollection, the pocket knife is rarely an object for personal purchase but almost always a gift from one man to another.  Maybe it’s … Read more »

Are You Handcuffed, too?

Today I received over 95 emails.  34 were waiting for me when I woke up and the balance were received up to 6PM which is where I have stopped counting.  I know I’ll get some more before I settle into … Read more »

The Curse of the Bargain Shopper

I just returned from the grocery store with my house brands and sale item chicken but the thrill is starting to dim.  An exercise that used to make me puff my chest out and haphazardly leave the grocery receipt within … Read more »

Olympic Observations from My Skybox

In this news-crazy world, it is almost impossible to hide from the results of major events prior to primetime coverage.  Are the other networks and media trying to rain on NBC’s parade? The most thrilling event so far is different … Read more »

Who Would Want to Own a Car?

Detroit’s blowin’ out the overtime these days ‘cause America’s back to buying cars.  That’s great for Detroit and other locales and fine for the overall economy, but I swear I shake my head when the subject ever comes up. Your … Read more »

Why Didn’t DSP Count Raoul Sign the Declaration of Independence? He’s Old, Right?

NEWLY UNCOVERED EMAIL SEEMS TO EXPLAIN WHY ORIGINAL COUNT RAOUL DID NOT SIGN DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE Lost for years on an old Wang hard drive, this email, recently discovered, appears to support DSP Count Raoul’s claim that he is descended … Read more »

Give Me Your Photos and Updates, but Keep the “Bragging” to Yourself

Are you on Facebook yet?  So many people are and that’s sorta cool.  I’m on it.  I check it several times a day to see what my friends are up to, but let’s be honest.  I’m really checking to see … Read more »

Clark Griswold: Eat Your Heart Out.

Last weekend my family of five made an 1100 mile round trip car journey to attend a niece’s wedding.  I can imagine very few, maybe no other reason, you would travel that distance, in a car, for a two nights … Read more »

Empty Nest or Empty Heart?

I’m sittin’ in my living room with a drop of sweat minglin’ in my sideburn.  As I wipe it away, the heat and backache seem to dissipate but the thought of my last child headin’ off to college will not … Read more »