6:00 PM Jun 19, 2014
People who have read my column before have probably seen some of my writings on the Vanderbilt Commodores. Well, at the risk of jinxing them (I hope I don’t), I have to brag on their performance thus far in the College World Series.
6:00 PM Jun 18, 2014
I’m just going to start it all off with the utter truth. There has never been a show I was more reluctant about than Game of Thrones.
9:00 PM Jun 14, 2014
I’m reminded this week of the timeless School House Rocks ditty, “Three is a Magic Number.”
6:00 PM Jun 13, 2014
Artificial Intelligence is apparently the phrase of the week this week.
2:00 PM Jun 13, 2014
Thumbs up to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which partnered with Lyk-Nu Collison Center, Zaxby’s, Kroger, Walmart, OfficeMax and Dawson’s Bakery in Hermitage to make Lukas Hollis’ wish come true. Hollis, who has cancer, was presented a remodeled family-owned Jeep Grand Cherokee for his 16th birthday Sunday at the Norene Community Center.
12:00 PM Jun 12, 2014
An announcement Wednesday that Southtec in Lebanon plans to expand and create new jobs is yet another signal a turnaround in the economy has arrived.
6:00 PM Jun 11, 2014
Last week was a big week for country music.
4:00 PM Jun 11, 2014
The Lebanon Police Department released its annual report from 2013, which included several positives for residents.
6:00 PM Jun 10, 2014
A half a century ago, my adventures launched me further from home, the majority of the youth of our country were on a different track completely, and the Southwest corner was my idea of Shangri-La, a home for panda bears.
11:11 PM Jun 7, 2014
I’ll admit when the challenge was issued, it wasn’t the best timing in the world. Alas, the gauntlet was thrown down, and I accepted it with gracious hand.
6:00 PM Jun 6, 2014
Some of my earliest memories are from an air base.
6:00 PM Jun 5, 2014
Sunshine, sand and lots of time in the water…sounds like an awesome week to me.
6:00 PM Jun 4, 2014
Just when you thought surely television couldn’t sink any lower, that there is no territory unchartered by reality television…there comes this.
6:00 PM Jun 3, 2014
In the last month, things just keep popping up about my past, back home, the Navy days, and the Southwest corner.
5:16 PM Jun 1, 2014
A year ago at this time, I was knee deep in a losing season during my first trial-by-fire year as a 10-under coach in the Lebanon Girls Softball Association.
6:00 PM May 30, 2014
I don’t remember most of the words from “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.” I’ve never really been one to memorize books, movies, songs, poems, etc., line-by-line. But in the 15-plus years that it’s been since I read this book, I still remember how it made me feel. And to sum it up in one word, that feeling would be “admiration.”
2:00 PM May 30, 2014
Thumbs up to Wilson County’s class of 2014 graduates.