Aug
13
2014

Two friends of mine are determined to rebel against technology. Each one is very successful in his respective field. One currently is a business owner and the other a retired business owner and involved in local city government currently. But these guys are determined to rid themselves of the electronic handcuff of the iPhone. Both […]

Jul
30
2014

My family moved to Ennis, Texas when I was in the fifth grade. My best friend there was Mike Stanley. He lived a few doors down the block from us. One Christmas one of us got a chemical set. I don’t remember which one of us it belonged to, but we would spend hours each […]

Jul
22
2014

How could we possibly survive without a tantalizing scandal going on? Scandals seem at times to be the warp and woof of America, the oil that greases the wheels of interest. Scandalous news captures our imagination and gets the juices churning. And it doesn’t necessarily require reality to place our citizens on “scandal watch.” Remember […]

Jun
19
2014

A motorist was driving on a rural road when he came upon a stop sign. Seeing that there was obviously no traffic in either direction, he proceeded to roll through the intersection and continue on his way. But, wouldn’t you know it, that intersection was being carefully watched by a law enforcement official. (I don’t […]

Jun
3
2014

 When Bennie lost his mom in March 1949, he was to be raised by his grandparents in Smackover, AR. (They proudly proclaim they possess the only “center of the road” traffic light in Arkansas.) The very next month Grandmother Harrell decided it was time for him to start school. Young Bennie thought that since there […]