Many of you dads out there will be teaching your son or daughter how to drive this summer. Your child will be anxious to exercise what teens believe is their God-given right to commandeer 2,000 pounds of machinery and experience his new world in a whirlwind. You may be the single voice of reason between desire and reality as your son or daughter navigates the DMV maze and finally smiles for the usually unflattering driver’s license mug shot.
NASHVILLE – Dolly Parton wowed two sold out crowds during her recent Ryman weekend residency, which helped raise money for both the Dustin Wells Foundation, W.O. Smith School of Music and the Opry Trust Fund.
For you sharp-eyed people who saw the contradiction in the headline of a column a few weeks back that was called “Head hopping not advised,” which then explained that while it wasn’t advised in the art of fiction writing but most certainly is useful in the bridge world, I’m sorry.
Each year, more than 100 teams spend weeks recruiting and fundraising for Sherry’s Run. This year, a special team will join their ranks, Kay’s Kancer Fighters. This team is special because of the captain who formed it and her passion for giving back.
Misunderstanding is an easy thing to do, and it’s so easy to be complacent about not ensuring that people know what it is you’re talking about. For example, for years I just knew that Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Bad Moon Rising contained the verse: “…there’s a bathroom on the right.” I think a lot of people made that mistake actually.
NASHVILLE – U.S. veteran and founder and owner of Nashville Smoke and Ale, Sgt. David Kitchen, is uniting premium cigar shops throughout Middle Tennessee, all with the goal of helping U.S. veterans in need through the Journey Home Project.
Tom Tozer and Bill Black are authors of “Dads2Dads: Tools for Raising Teenagers.” Like them on Facebook and follow them on Twitter @dads2dadsllc. They are available for workshops. Contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.