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For Barbara

I am sorry that it took so long to get this story on the wire.  Some stories are harder to write than others.  This is one of those stories If you got a minute I want to tell you about a friend of mine  I have known Barbara for a long time.  In fact, she is one of my...

The Best Seat in the House 

I was asked this past week by several people “IF” I would be attending the Alabama and Tennessee game this weekend in Tuscaloosa. I get that question by a few people each and every year during this time we like to refer to as “The Third Saturday in October”. I will...

Going Hollywood 

Please don’t let the title of this story disturb you.  I have not as of yet sold the movie rights to my book “Sunnyside Up” (Yet) And moved to California…..  But just for the record. If I was going to move to any “Hollywood” in the country it would be Hollywood...

Sweet Home Alabama

It’s that time of the year again….. When, I’m asked over and over again about my affinity for the State of Alabama and my “allegiance” to the state, particularly since I wasn’t born there. It’s not just because of “my” University or the different High Schools I...

Do the Math…..

Before we call the class to order and perform a few simple math problems for edification and enjoyment I want to share with you wonderful students what I consider to be one of the funniest words in the English language and that is commode. Which ironically is exactly...

D-Day, June 6th, 1944

As the 75th Anniversary of D-Day approaches we will be reminded of that fateful day on the beaches of Normandy through black and white photographs and newsreels of the time America saved the world. You will hear it referred to as Operation Overlord… The nightly news...